2014 Speaker Spotlight: Uday Devgan, MD

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Dr. Uday Devgan is passionate about ophthalmology with a special interest in cataract and refractive surgery. He is in private practice at Devgan Eye Surgery in Los Angeles and a partner at Specialty Surgical Center in Beverly Hills, California. In addition, he is Chief of Ophthalmology at Olive View UCLA Medical Center where he has personally taught ocular surgery to more than 100 UCLA ophthalmology residents over the past fourteen years. Dr Devgan is an Associate Clinical Professor at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is the only faculty member to have been honored with the annual teaching award twice, and now three times (2002, 2007, 2012).

Dr. Devgan writes monthly columns in multiple ophthalmic journals worldwide, including the Ophthalmology Blog on Helio.com, is involved with consulting and lecturing services for ophthalmic organizations and industry, and has performed live surgery showcases at 10 major ophthalmic meetings. His charity surgeon mission trips have taken him around the globe to countries such as Tonga, Vietnam, India, and South Africa, while his lectures have taken him to dozens more. He also does additional charity ocular surgeries every week, delivering the gift of sight to the underserved population of Los Angeles.

Dr. Devgan will be giving talks at our 63rd Annual Symposium about Challenging Cataract Cases – Posterior Polar Cataract; Iris Prolapse, Iris RepairIOL Calculations in Long Eyes, Short Eyes, and Unusual Eyes; and Incorporating the Posterior Corneal Astigmatic Power in Toric Calculations.

Dr. Devgan often shares videos of his surgeries on his YouTube Channel, including the following one on fixing reverse pupillary block during cataract surgery.

And this one, unedited, of him giving a friend of his cataract surgery.

We look forward to having this bright young star in the field of ophthalmology speaking at our March 2014 Symposium.  Register now, so you don’t miss out!

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