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Open. Outspoken. It's Ophthalmology off the Grid - an honest look at controversial topics in the field.

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    • 4.9 • 34 Ratings

Open. Outspoken. It's Ophthalmology off the Grid - an honest look at controversial topics in the field.

    Reflections on Gratitude

    Reflections on Gratitude

    In this special Thanksgiving episode of Ophthalmology Off the Grid, host Blake Williamson, MD, MPH, invites his colleagues to join him in expressing their gratitude. Hear from Dr. Williamson; Richard L. Lindstrom, MD; Evan Schoenberg, MD; Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD, FRCSC; and Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD, on what has them feeling thankful in these particularly challenging times. 

    • 16 min
    Survive & Thrive: Private Practice vs Academia

    Survive & Thrive: Private Practice vs Academia

    In this episode of the Survive & Thrive series, Gary Wörtz, MD, is joined by Nandini Venkateswaran, MD; Dagny Zhu, MD; and guest Preeya Gupta, MD, to talk about one of the big decisions faced by young ophthalmologists: private practice or academia? They weigh the pros and cons of each career path and share their own experiences in navigating this choice.

    • 33 min
    Survive & Thrive: The First Solo Surgery

    Survive & Thrive: The First Solo Surgery

    In this podcast of the Survive & Thrive series, Gary Wörtz, MD, is joined by Cherie Fathy, MD; Nandini Venkateswaran, MD; David Felsted, DO; Dagny Zhu, MD; and guest Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, to talk about performing surgery alone for the first time. Drs. Venkateswaran and Felsted share their recent experiences as first-time solo surgeons, and the others weigh in with advice for the early days of operating independently.

    • 54 min
    A Dedicated Pioneer

    A Dedicated Pioneer

    Cohosts Gary Wörtz, MD, and Blake Williamson, MD, MPH, invite cornea specialist Ed Holland, MD, of the Cincinnati Eye Institute to discuss his career-long passion for treating patients with limbal stem cell deficiency. Dr. Holland shares how this passion led to the development of his Cincinnati Protocol and the creation of the Holland Foundation for Sight Restoration.

    • 40 min
    Survive & Thrive: Equality in Ophthalmology

    Survive & Thrive: Equality in Ophthalmology

    In this webcast of the Survive & Thrive series, moderators Gary Wörtz, MD, and Lisa Nijm, MD, JD, are joined by Cherie Fathy, MD; Nandini Venkateswaran, MD; David Felsted, DO; and Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC, for a conversation about gender equality in ophthalmology. They touch on the barriers faced by women in ophthalmology, the importance of representation across subspecialties, and how to support and encourage women colleagues going forward.

    • 44 min
    Comedic Relief From Dr. G

    Comedic Relief From Dr. G

    In this episode, cohosts Gary Wörtz, MD, and Blake Williamson, MD, MPH, are joined by ophthalmology’s favorite comedian, Dr. Glaucomflecken. Dr. G talks about how comedy started as his creative outlet and led to him becoming the comedic voice of medicine on Twitter. He also shares how he has used humor to help him cope with personal adversity.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

BManne ,

Ophthalmology Obsessed

Dr. Gary Wortz is an international thought-leader and having him lead this podcast is a outstanding choice. It has well-curated topics and organic conversations between Dr. Wortz and invited guests- who are the leading experts in their respective field. This podcast helps me stay current. I recommend this for anyone in the eye care field- doctors and industry professionals. Thank you, Dr. Wortz- keep up the great convos!

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Best podcast for the ophthalmic innovation space

Dr Wortz is a world class ophthalmic surgeon with a talent for picking great topics and conducting excellent interviews with other experts. He is himself an innovator and his topics are always cutting edge. His sense of humor is A+. Bottom line - this is a wonderful podcast.

Senzabaffi ,

Interesting and Useful

It is very refreshing to listen to physicians discussing different methods to operate cataracts. Hope more episodes are coming.

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