#1 Ranked Ophthalmology Program in USA Expands Care, Research and Education at Naples Campus
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has opened its much anticipated new eye center in Naples, bringing world-class eye care to Southwest Florida.
“This $25 million state-of-the-art eye care facility reaffirms Bascom Palmer’s long-standing commitment to deliver the highest level of ophthalmic care, research and education to our patients in Collier County,” said Eduardo C. Alfonso, M.D., Chairman of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the world-renowned Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the nation’s top-ranked program in ophthalmology as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., Professor and Olemberg Chair of Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received yet another honor from the American Heart Association (AHA) for his outstanding work to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.
The University of Miami’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) has been awarded full accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs.
Neurological surgeons at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center have added another novel technique to their expertise in precisely removing brain tumors. Ricardo J. Komotar, M.D., Director of Surgical Neuro-oncology at UHealth – University of Miami Health System, is one of the first neurosurgeons in Miami-Dade and Broward counties to remove a brain tumor using the NICO BrainPath system.
Researchers at the Miller School of Medicine have provided critical data supporting treatments using a low dose of the protein Interleukin-2 (IL-2) as a new therapeutic approach for patients with type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases.
Dr. Charles M. Lynne, M.D., recently received the American Urology Association’s 2015 Residents Committee Teaching Award in New Orleans.