Timothy Olsen, MD

Timothy Olsen, MD

Ophthalmology Atlanta, GA

Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, Emory University


Office Address

  • 1365b Clifton Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30322
    Phone: (404) 778-4996

Timothy Olsen, MD

Ophthalmology Atlanta, GA

Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, Emory University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology, Retinal
  • Clinical Interests: Ocular Refraction; Intraocular Lenses; Western Blotting; Fluorescein Angiography; Eye Proteins; Pigment Epithelium of Eye; Macular Degeneration; Visual Acuity

Education & Training

  • Emory UniversityEmory University
  • University of MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota
  • St Luke's Hospital
  • University of Kansas School of MedicineUniversity of Kansas School of Medicine
  • University of KansasUniversity of Kansas

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical LicenseGA State Medical License1994 - 2017
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Love of Sight Visionary AwardFFB, 2014
    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012
    • Atlanta Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • In cases of symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion without full-thickness macular hole, do you tend to observe for spontaneous resolution or treat with jetrea (ocriplasmin...  Tornambe PE, Singer M, Olsen TW, London N, Ocular Surgery News, 10/1/2014
    • Chorioretinal folds: associated disorders and a related maculopathy  Olsen TW,Palejwala NV, Lee LB, Bergstrom CS, Yeh S, Am J Ophthalmol, 5/1/2014
    • Effect of Long-Chain omega-3 Fatty Acids and Lutein + Zeaxanthin Supplements on Cardiovascular Outcomes: Results of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) Random...  Writing Group for the ARG, Bonds DE, Harrington M, et al, JAMA Internal Medicine, 3/17/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Ophthalmic Surgery in Medical Management of the Surgical Patient, A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine Chapter: General Considerations in Opthalmic Surgery. Page 693 - 695
      Payne JF, Hubbard GB, Olsen TW
      Editors: Lubin MF, Dodson TF, Winawer NH.Cambridge University Press
      Edition 5th,2013
    • Ophthalmic Surgery in Medical Management of the Surgical Patient, A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine Chapter: Cataract Surgery. Page 696 - 697
      Shah R, Kim JY, Olsen TW
      Editors: Lubin MF, Dodson TF, Winawer NH.Cambridge University Press
      Edition 5th,2013
    • Ophthalmic Surgery in Medical Management of the Surgical Patient, A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine Chapter: Corneal Transplantation. Page 679 - 700
      McKee Y, Shah R, Kim JY, Olsen TW
      Editors: Lubin MF, Dodson TF, Winawer NH.Cambridge University Press
      Edition 5th,2013

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Global Burden of Diabetic Retinopathy and Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Olsen TW, Global Vision Course, Rollins School of Public Health., 5/5/2014
    • Correlation between Visual Acuity and Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Birdshot Choriortinopathy Patients. Ho VY, Shantha FF, Forooghian C, Bergstrom C, Hubbard GB, Olsen TW, Patel P, Yeh S, ARVO, Seattle, WA, 5/8/2013
    • Macular Diseases other than AMD. Olsen TW, ARVO, Seattle, WA, 5/7/2013

    Lectures

    • Macular Surgery and Complications. Orlando, FL - 10/20/2014
    • Future Treatments for AMD. Chicago, IL - 10/19/2014
    • Suprachoroidal, Trans-scleral, and Microneedle Drug Delivery. Chicago, IL - 10/19/2014

    Other

    • Consultants for Focal Points (Clinical Modules for Ophthalmologists); Pharmacotherapy Targeting Ocular Neovascularization (Comments to issues raised in the Review). Olsen TW, Hartnett ME, American Academy of Ophthalmology
      9/1/2008

    Grant Support

    • Age-Related Macular Degneration Grant: Choroidal Translocation Surgery in the Primate ModelR. Howard Dobbs Jr. Foundation
      2012 - Present
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Choroidal Translocation Surgery in the Primate ModelAbraham J. and Phyllis Katz Foundation
      2013 - Present
    • RO1EY022097NIH/NEI
      2013 - Present
    • Intraocular Aerosol Treatment for inhibition of Proliferative VitreoretinopathyNIH/NEI
      2014 - Present
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Choroidal Translocation Surgery in the Primate Model.The Fraser Parker Foundation
      2012 - 2013
    • The Subproteome In Age-Related Macular DegenerationNational Institute On Aging
      2007 - 2008
    • The Subproteome In Age-Related Macular DegenerationNational Institute On Aging
      2004 - 2007

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Altius Provider Directory
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Empire BCBS HMO
    • Empire BCBS PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HIP of New York - Select PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • MagnaCare PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • MVP Healthcare PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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