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Jorge Calzada, MD, Ophthalmology, Southaven, MS, Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis


Ophthalmology Southaven, MS

Retinal Disease

CEO and Founder Deep Blue Retina

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  • Vitreoretinal surgeon

Education & Training

  • University of Tennessee
    University of TennesseeResidency, Ophthalmology, 2000 - 2003
  • University of Tennessee
    University of TennesseeInternship, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2000
  • Universidad de Panama Faculty of Medicine
    Universidad de Panama Faculty of MedicineClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2005 - 2025
  • MS State Medical License
    MS State Medical License 2006 - 2025
  • AR State Medical License
    AR State Medical License 2017 - 2024
  • NE State Medical License
    NE State Medical License 2019 - 2024
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License Active through 2008
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Lewis Award for Clinical Professorship University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute, 2013
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Medflow EHR, Medflow, Inc., 2012-2013
  • Rotarian Rookie of the Year Rotary Club of Panama, 2004
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy with medium-term postoperative perfluoro-n-octane for the repair of giant retinal tears  
    Randolph, J, Sigler E, Diaz R, Calzada JI, Charles S, Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, 1/1/2016
  • Anatomic and visual outcomes following two-port pars plana vitrectomy reoperation under silicone oil for epimacular membrane or recurrent retinal detachment  
    Sigler EJ, Randoplh JC, Calzada, JI, Retina, 1/1/2014
  • Foreign body response within postoperative perfluoro-N-octane for retinal detachment repair: clinical features, grading system and histopathology  
    Sigler EJ, Randolph JC, Charles SC, Retina, 1/22/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Effects of verapamil in NMDA-mediated neurotoxicity in rabbit retinal explants
    Calzada JI, Withrow CM, Gates D, Netland PA, Johnson DA, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 1/1/1999


  • Complex Retinal Detachment Repair 
    University of Colorado, Denver, CO - 1/1/2016
  • Pediatric retinal imaging 
    University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute - 1/1/2014
  • Outcomes of Treatment of Pediatric CNV with Intravitreal. Anti-angiogenic Agents: The Results of The KKESH International Collaborative Retina Study Group. 
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Press Mentions

  • Dr. Barrett G. Haik, Key Figure in Hamilton Eye Institute, Dies at 64
    Dr. Barrett G. Haik, Key Figure in Hamilton Eye Institute, Dies at 64July 22nd, 2016

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