Miguel Busquets, MD

Miguel Busquets, MD

Ophthalmology Pittsburgh, PA

Associates in Ophthalmology


Office Address

  • 9970 Mountain View Dr
    Suite 200
    Pittsburgh, PA 15122
    Phone: (412) 653-3080

Miguel Busquets, MD

Ophthalmology Pittsburgh, PA

Associates in Ophthalmology

Summary

  • Miguel A. Busquets, MD, FACS, is a vitreoretinal surgeon and partner with Associates in Ophthalmology and Associates Surgery Centers, LLC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he is Director of the Division of Research and Clinical Trials and Director of the Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program. Dr. Busquets is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, among other professional organizations. During his training he received the Rosenbaum Research Award for best ophthalmological research by a resident and the Retina Research Foundation Joseph M. and Eula C. Lawrence Grant, which was awarded by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). His research interests include the use of biologic agents alone and in combination in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration as well as the management of diabetic macular edema. Dr. Busquets received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude, and his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. He completed a medical/surgical internship at Carilion Health System, Roanoke Memorial Hospitals, in Virginia and a residency in ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, where he was also a fellow in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at the school’s Barnes Retina Institute. He is the author of numerous publications in this field and lectures on these topics at national and international conferences.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology, Retinal

Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Clinical InstructorUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    PA
  • Clinical Instructor for third and fourth year optometry studentsPennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Clinical Instructor for medical studentsPhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Director, AssociatesVitreoretinal Fellowship Program
  • Vitreoretinal SurgeonAssociates in Ophthalmology
    PA

Education & Medical Training

  • Barnes Retina Institute
  • Carilion Health System
  • Duke University School of MedicineDuke University School of Medicine
  • Harvard University
  • Roanoke Memorial Hospital
  • Washington University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • WV State Medical LicenseWV State Medical License2008 - 2016
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2001 - 2016
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology, 2002

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationNextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2012, 2013
  • Retina Research Foundation Joseph M. and Eula C. Lawrence Grant recipientAwarded by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 1999
  • Rosenbaum Research Award, Awarded for best ophthalmological research by a residentWashington University School of Medicine, 1998

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Life with Lucentis (Ranibizumab Injection).  Busquets, MA, Genentech Video (Meet a Retina Specialist)
  • Ocular Photodynamic Therapy with Verteporfin for Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome.  Busquets MA, Shah GK, Wickens J, Callanan D, Blinder KJ, Burgess D, Grand MG, Holekamp NM, Boniuk I, Joseph DP, Thomas MA, Fish E, Bakal J, Hollands H, an..., Retina (23): 299-306
  • Point/Counterpoint - Perioperative NSAID’s in Vitreoretinal Surgery.  Busquets, MA, Retinal Physician

Abstracts/Posters

  • Combination Therapy for Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion. Boscarino MA, Zdrale NS, Busquets MA, Jewart BJ, American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting
  • Triple Therapy for Subfoveal Choroidal Neovascularization in Age Related Macular Degeneration. Busquets MA, Jewart BJ, and Boscarino MA, American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA
  • Photodynamic therapy for choroidal neovascularization following thermal laser treatment. Busquets MA, Shah GK, Wickens J, Blinder KJ, Boniuk I, Burgess D, Grand MG, Holekamp NM, Joseph DP, Thomas MA, The Vitreous Society

Lectures

  • Congenital Pupillary Anomalies. at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Certified Orthoptists, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Photoreceptor Apoptosis in Giant Retinal Tears. the American Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Annual Educational Seminar. Laurel Valley Golf Club, Pennsylvania

Other

  • PCR Proven Epstein Barr Virus Retinitis in a Patient with Autoimmune Hepatitis. Verstraeten CT and Busquets MA
  • Life with Lucentis (Ranibizumab Injection). Busquets, MA, Genentech Video

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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