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Steven Wilson, MD, Ophthalmology, Cleveland, OH, Euclid Hospital

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Ophthalmology Cleveland, OH

Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Professor of Ophthalmology, Cole Eye Institute, The Cleveland Clinic

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Summary

  • Dr. Wilson is a world-famous ophthalmologist, refractive surgeon and laboratory-based vision researcher. He is also an acclaimed novelist and author of a memoir.
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    Steven Eugene Wilson (born 1951) is an American ophthalmologist and professor at Cleveland Clinic, where he is a surgeon and directs corneal research. He has also received honors for several published historical fiction novels.[1]

    His research has focused on corneal cellular responses to injury and surgery, with his most-cited work being about keratocyte apoptosis, as well as cellular and molecular interactions involved in homeostasis, wound healing, and diseases of the cornea.[2] He holds two United States patents related to corneal healing.[3][4] He previously served as a professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington in Seattle from 1998 to 2003, and was named Grace E. Hill Endowed Chair in Vision Research.

    Though born in Oklahoma City, Wilson grew up in Whittier, California. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology from California State University, Fullerton in 1974 and a Master’s degree in molecular biology and biochemistry from University of California, Irvine in 1977. He received his doctor of medicine degree from University of California, San Diego in 1984. The early part of his career saw him completing residency at the Mayo Clinic and taking professor and research roles at various universities.[2] He served as a professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington in Seattle from 1998 to 2003,[5] and was named Grace E. Hill Endowed Chair in Vision Research.[6]

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    Steven Eugene Wilson (born 1951) is an American ophthalmologist and professor at Cleveland Clinic, where he is a surgeon and directs corneal research. He has al

    2020 Barraquer Award Highlights Storied Career in Refractive Surgery

    A Southern California college student in the early 1970s, Steve Wilson was fascinated by song lyrics. He wrote some of his own, winning an honorable mention at

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Education & Training

  • Louisiana State University
    Louisiana State UniversityResidency, Fellowship Refractive surgery, cornea and external disease, 1988 - 1990
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationResidency, Ophthalmology, 1985 - 1988
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1985
  • University of California San Diego School of Medicine
    University of California San Diego School of MedicineClass of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1995 - 2023
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1990 - 1995
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1989 - Present
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1987 - 1990
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 1985 - 1987
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1985 - 1988
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Barraquer Award and Lecture International Society of Refractive Surgery- American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2020
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2004-2019
  • Recognition Award International Society for Refractive Surgery-AAO, 2018
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • The Making, Breaking and Renewal of a Surgeon-ScientistJanuary 2019
  • The Benghazi AffairSeptember 2018
  • Winter in KandaharSeptember 2003

Press Mentions

  • Cole Eye Institute Experts to Speak at Booth at AAO Meeting in Chicago
    Cole Eye Institute Experts to Speak at Booth at AAO Meeting in ChicagoOctober 27th, 2017

Grant Support

  • Corneal basement membranes and injury related scarringUS Department of Defense2019–2022
  • Corneal epithelial growth factors and receptorsNIH, NEI1996–2021
  • Vision Research Center (CORE)National Eye Institute2001–2003
  • Core--Research Imaging/PhotographyNational Eye Institute2001–2002
  • Stromal/Epithelial Interaction In Breast CancerNational Cancer Institute1996–1997
  • Stromal-Epithelial Interaction In Breast CancerNational Cancer Institute1995
  • Stromal-Epithelial Interaction In Breast CancerNational Cancer Institute1994–1995
  • Corneal Endothelial Cell Growth And SenescenceNational Eye Institute1992–1994

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