Donald J. D'Amico, M.D.

Ophthalmology

Honors and Awards

1977 University of Illinois College of Medicine Research Award: "Direct Microdetermination of Manganese in Normal Serum and Cerebrospinal Fluid by Flameless Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry"

 

1981 Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Scholarship

 

1988 Guest of Honor Lecture, "Intravitreal Drug Therapy: Clinical Considerations and Current Research," at the request of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society for their 92nd Congress, Kyoto, Japan

 

1990 Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology

 

1991 Invited Named Lecture, "Endophthalmitis: Clinical Management and Current Research" for the 1991 Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness Lectureship, presented at the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society

 

1993 Invited Named Lectureship, the Emory Retina Lecturer, "Endophthalmitis: New Perspectives on Prophylaxis and Management", "Retinal Manifestations of AIDS", and "Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Traction Retinal Detachment" Emory University, Atlanta GA

 

1995 Teacher of the Year Award, given by the Residents of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

 

1995 Guest of Honor Lectures "Experience With An Erbium-YAG Laser For Vitreoretinal Surgery" and "Management of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy" at the request of the Korean Ophthalmological Society for their annual meeting, Seoul, Korea

 

1996 Invited Named Lecture, the Everett R. Veirs Lecture "Diagnosis and Management of Endophthalmitis" given at the Scott & White Clinic, Texas A & M University, Temple TX

 

1997 Invited Named Lecture, the Taylor R. Smith Lecture "Endophthalmitis 1997" given at 25th annual meeting of the Aspen Retinal Detachment Society, Snowmass, CO

 

2000 Teacher of the Year Award, given by the Residents of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

 

2002 Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology

 

2002 Guest of Honor Lecture “Seeking New Possibilities in Vitreoretinal Surgery" for the 56th Congress of Clinical Ophthalmology in Japan, Morioka, Japan

 

2003 Honor Award, the American Society of Retinal Specialists

 

2003 Invited Named Lecture, the Delbert P. Nachazel, Jr. Lecture “Vitreoretinal Surgery In Association With Permanent Keratoprosthesis" given at New Frontiers In The Management Of Retinal Diseases, Detroit, MI

 

2006 Invited Named Lecture, the Irving H. Leopold Lecture “Neovascular AMD: The Current Treatment Landscape" given at the 58th Alumni Conference of the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia PA

 

2006 Invited Named Lecture, the Nikolaos Stangos Lecture “Changing Concepts in the Treatment of Retinal Detachment" given at the 4th Retina-Macula-Vitreous Hippocratic Symposium, Thessaloniki Greece

 

2006 Invited Named lecture, the Robert Haimovici Lecture “Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Age-related Macular Degeneration, given at Boston University Medical Center, Boston MA

 

2007 Invited Named Lecture, the McLean Lecture “New Clinical and Experimental Approaches in Retinal Vein Occlusions" Weill Cornell Medical College, New York NY

 

2007 Invited Named Lecture, the Robert Haimovici Lecture “Diabetic Retinopathy: Advances in Pathophysiology, Drug Treatment, and Vitreoretinal Surgery" Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami FL

 

2007 Invited Keynote Lecture, “Diabetic Retinopathy: Advances in Pathophysiology, Medical and Laser Treatment, and Vitreoretinal Surgery" and “Evolutionary and Revolutionary Trends in Vitreoretinal Surgery" British and Eire Vitreoretinal Society, St. Andrews Scotland, UK

 

 

2008 Invited Named Lecture, the Victor T. Curtin Lecture “Retinal Detachment Surgery 2008: Current Perspectives from a Surgeon of the Bascom Palmer School”, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami FL

 

2008 Invited Named Lecture, the Taylor R. Smith Lecture “Retinal Detachment Surgery 2008: Current Perspectives From One Surgeon Who Used to Hold the Strings for Dr. Taylor R. Smith” presented to the New England Ophthalmological Society, Boston MA

 

2009 Fellow Award, Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

 

2009 Invited Named Lecture, the 27th Delta Gamma Lecture of the Houston Ophthalmological Society, “Advances in the Management of Retinal Detachment”, Houston TX Partnership Award, Lighthouse International

 

2009 Invited Named Lecture, the 12th L. Edward Perraut Memorial Lecture, “Advances in the Management of Retinal Detachment”, the 2009 Washington Retina Symposium, Washington DC

 

2009 Invited Named Lecture, The Joseph Smiddy Lecture, “Progress in Vitreoretinal Surgery: Recent Advances and New Controversies”, Current Concepts in Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore MD

 

2011 Invited Named Lecture, the Gian Battista Bietti Medal Lecture, "Advances in the Management of Retinal Detachment" (given in Italian) at the 9th meeting of the Società Oftalmologica Italiana, Rome, Italy

 

The 2012 Humes Visiting Professorship Award, presented by the Open Medical Institute of the American Austrian Foundation

 

2013 Invited Named Lecture, The Paul Sternberg, Jr. Lecture, "The Management of Retinal Detachment: Advances, Challenges, and Controversies" at the 27th Southeastern Vitreoretinal Seminar (SEVR) meeting, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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