Paul Sternberg, Jr., M.D.

G.W. Hale Professor & Chairman


M.D., University of Chicago
B.A., Harvard College

Postgraduate Training

Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology, 1985

Professional Affiliations

Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology, 1977
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1981
The Macula Society, 1987
The Retina Society, 1990
American Society of Retina Specialists, 1991
Club Jules Gonin International Retina Society, 1994

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors in America, 1994-2017
Lew Wasserman Award of Merit, Research to Prevent Blindness, 1998
Senior Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2000
L. E. Brown Humanitarian Award, 2002
Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Award, 2004

Clinical Interests

Age-related macular degeneration
Diabetic retinopathy
Retinal detachment
Intraocular tumors
Ocular trauma
Research Interests
Antioxidant systems and age-related macular degeneration
Biology of aging in the retina
Pharmacological treatments for AMD
Ocular melanoma



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