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29Ishikawa.jpg Hiroshi Ishikawa, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Bioengineering
Director, Ocular Imaging Center
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

203 Lothrop Street
Suite 841
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-5645
Email: ishikawah@upmc.edu
Fax: 412-647-5119
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Ophthalmic Imaging Research Laboratory

 
bullet point  Education
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1985- Mie University M.D. (1989) Medicine
1989 Tsu, Mie, Japan

1989- Mie University Medical Center Ophthalmology
1990 Tsu, Mie, Japan Mentor: Yukitaka Uji, M.D., Ph.D.

1990- Yamada Red Cross Hospital Ophthalmology
1991 Ise, Mie, Japan Mentor: Hideyuki Suimon, M.D.

1993- Mie University Medical Center Clinical Glaucoma
1995 Tsu, Mie, Japan Mentor: Yukitaka Uji, M.D., Ph.D.

1996- New York Eye & Ear Infirmary Glaucoma Research
1998 New York, NY Mentor: Robert Ritch, M.D.
 
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4/2004- University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
present School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
Pittsburgh, PA

7/2003- University of Pittsburgh Visiting Assistant Professor of
3/2004 School of Medicine Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
Pittsburgh, PA

2002- Tufts University Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
2003 School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
Boston, MA

2002- Massachusetts Institution Visiting Scientist
2003 of Technology
The Research Laboratory of Electronics
Cambridge, MA

2000- Mie University Part-time Instructor of Ophthalmology
present School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
Tsu, Mie, Japan

1998- New York Medical College Assistant Professor
2001 Department of Ophthalmology
Valhalla, NY
 
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1. Uji Y, Doi M, Sawada T, Sugimoto M, Ishikawa H. Investigation Concerning Employment Status of Congenital Color Vision Defectives, Atarashii Ganka (Journal of the Eye) 1992;9:1409-12.
2. Kaneko H, Sasoh M, Uji Y, Itami Y, Ishikawa H. The Quantification of Visual Field Defects in End-stage Glaucoma, Atarashii Ganka (Journal of the Eye) 1994;11:893-5.
3. Nishi A, Ishikawa H, Emi K, Uji Y. Color Doppler Imaging Using Echo Contrast Agents, Rinsho Ganka (Jpn J Clin Ophthalmol) 1995;49:585-7.
4. Ishikawa H, Uji Y, Emi K. A New Method of Quantifying Angle Measurements Based on Ultrasound Biomicroscopy, Atarashii Ganka (Journal of the Eye) 1995;12:957-60.
5. Emi K, Nishi A, Ishikawa H, Uji Y. Color Doppler imaging in quantifying the effect of Epalrestat on diabetic retinopathy. Ganka Rinsho Iho (Japanese Review of Clinical Ophthalmology) 1995;89:1218-21.
6. Wada I, Emi K, Ishikawa H, Uji Y. Corneal Thickness Mapping with an Ultrasound Biomicroscope. Journal of Japanese Ophthalmological Society 1996;100:46-9.
7. Wada I, Arima M, Nishi A, Ishikawa H, Uji Y. Transscleral Ciliary Sulcus Fixation of the Posterior Chamber Lens in Eyes with Luxated or Subluxated Lens. Japanese Journal of Ophthalmic Surgery 1996;9:59-62.
8. Esaki K, Ishikawa H, Arima M, Uji Y. Materials Disturbing Ultrasound Biomicroscopic Images. Folia Ophthalmol Jpn 1996;47:1246-51.
9. Itami Y, Arima M, Ishikawa H, Uji Y. The Results of Surgery Using Mitomycin C in the Treatment of Intractable Glaucoma. Japanese Journal of Ophthalmic Surgery 1996;9:103-5.
10. Liebmann JM, Ritch R, Ishikawa H. Ultrasound Biomicroscopy of the Anterior Segment. Mediguide to Ophthalmology 1997;7:1-8.
11. Hoh ST, Ishikawa H, Greenfield DS, Liebmann JM, Chew SJ, Ritch R. Peripapillary Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Measurement Reproducibility Using Scanning Laser Polarimetry. J Glaucoma 1998;7:12-5.
12. Raviv T, Greenfield DS, Liebmann JM, Sidoti PA, Ishikawa H, Ritch R. Pericardial Patch Grafts in Glaucoma Implant Surgery. J Glaucoma 1998;7:27-32.
13. Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Quantitative Ultrasound Biomicroscopy. Ophthalmic Practice 1998;16(3):133-8.
14. Laroche D, Ishikawa H, Greenfield D, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Ultrasound biomicroscopic localization and evaluation of intraocular foreign bodies. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 1998;76(4):491-5.
15. Hoh ST, Greenfield DS, Liebmann JM, Maw R, Ishikawa H, Chew SJ, Ritch R. Factors affecting image acquisition during scanning laser polarimetry. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers 1998;29(7):545-51.
16. Reminick LR, Finger PT, Ritch R, Weiss S, Ishikawa H. Ultrasound biomicroscopy in the diagnosis and management of anterior segment tumors. J Am Optom Assoc 1998;69(9):575-82.
17. Mistlberger A, Liebmann JM, Greenfield DS, Hoh ST, Ishikawa H, Ritch R. Assessment of optic disc anatomy and nerve fiber layer thickness in ocular hypertensive subjects with normal short-wavelength automated perimetry. Submittied.
18. Marigo FA, Esaki K, Finger PT, McCormick SA, Liebmann JM, Ishikawa H, Greenfield D, Ritch R. Anterior segment implantation cysts: Ultrasound biomicroscopy and histopathologic correlation. Arch Ophthalmol 1998;116(12):1569-75.
19. Marigo FA, Esaki K, Finger PT, Ishikawa H, Greenfield DS, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Differential Diagnosis of Anterior Segment Cysts by Ultrasound Biomicroscopy. Ophthalmology. 1999 106(11): 2131-5.
20. Hoh ST, Greenfield DS, Liebmann JM, Hillenkamp J, Ishikawa H, Mistlberger A, Lim ASM, Ritch R. Effect of pupillary dilation on retinal nerve fiber layer thickness as measured by scanning laser polarimetry in eyes with and without cataract. J Glaucoma. 1999 Jun;8(3):159-63.
21. Ishikawa H, Esaki K, Liebmann JM, Uji Y, Ritch R. Ultrasound biomicroscopy dark room provocative testing: A quantitative method for estimating anterior chamber angles. Jpn J Opthalmol. 1999;43:526-34.
22. Mistlberger A, Liebmann JM, Greenfield DS, Pons ME, Hoh ST, Ishikawa H, Ritch R. Heidelberg retina tomography and optical coherence tomography in normal, ocular hypertensive and glaucomatous eyes. Ophthalmology 1999;106(10):2027-32.
23. Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Uji Y, Ritch R. A uniform format for ocular imaging devices. Telemedicine Journal. 1999;5(4):317-22.
24. Breingan PJ, Esaki K, Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Greenfield DS, Ritch R. Iridolenticular contact decreases following laser iridotomy for pigment dispersion syndrome. Arch Ophthalmol 1999;117:325-328.
25. Gürses-Özden R, Ishikawa H, Hoh ST, Liebmann JM, Mistlberger A, Greenfield DS, Dou HL, Ritch R. Increasing sampling density improves reproducibility of optical coherence tomography measurements. J Glaucoma 1999;8:238-241.
26. Marigo FA, Finger PT, McCormick SA, Iezzi R, Esaki K, Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Iris and ciliary body melanomas: ultrasound biomicroscopy with histopathologic correlation. Arch Ophthalmol. 2000;118(11):1515-21.
27. Esaki K, Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Greenfield DS, Uji Y, Ritch R. Angle recess area decreases with age in normal Japanese. Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2000;44(1):46-51.
28. Ishikawa H, Gürses-Özden R, Hoh ST, Dou HL, Mistlberger A, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Grayscale and proportion-corrected optical coherence tomography images. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 2000;31:223-228.
29. Ishikawa H, Inazumi K, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Inadvertent Corneal Indentation Can Cause Artifactitious Widening of the Iridocorneal Angle on Ultrasound Biomicroscopy. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 2000;31:342-345.
30. Hoh ST, Greenfield DS, Mistlberger A, Liebmann JM, Ishikawa H, Ritch R. Optical coherence tomography and scanning laser polarimetry in normal, ocular hypertensive, and glaucomatous eyes. Am J Ophthalmol 2000;129(2):129-35.
31. Gürses-Özden R, Pons ME, Barbieri C, Ishikawa H, Buxton D, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Scanning Laser Polarimetry Measurements Following Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis. Am J Ophthalmol 2000;129:461-4.
32. Teoh LO, Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Late closure of argon laser iridotomies following regrowth of iris pigment epithelium. Arch Ophthalmol 2000;118:989-90.
33. Pons ME, Ishikawa H, Gürses-Özden R, Liebmann JM, Dou HL, Ritch R. Assessment of retinal nerve fiber layer internal reflectivity in eyes with and without glaucoma using optical coherence Tomography. Arch Ophthalmol 2000;118:1044-7.
34. Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Quantitative assessment of the anterior segment using ultrasound biomicroscopy. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 2000;11:133-9.
35. Esaki K, Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. A technique for performing ultrasound biomicroscopy in the sitting and prone positions. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 2000;31:166-169.
36. Inazumi K, Gentile RC, Lee KY, Ishikawa H, McCormick SA, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Ultrasound biomicroscopic diagnosis of cyclitic membranes. Am J Ophthalmol 2001;131:446-50.
37. Rothman RF, Sidoti PA, Gentile RC, Liebmann JM, Ishikawa H, Rosen RB, Ritch R. Glaucoma drainage tube kink after pars plana insertion. Am J Ophthalmol 2001;132:413-4.
38. Canlas OA, Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Tello C, Ritch R.Ultrasound biomicroscopy before and after goniosynechialysis. Am J Ophthalmol 2001;132:570-1.
39. Sugimoto M, Watanabe S, Wakitani Y, Matsunaga K, Ishikawa H, Uji Y. Reproducibility of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measurements and analysis by new software for optical coherence tomography, OCT Pro 2000. Atarashii Ganka (Journal of the Eye) 2001;18:1057-61.
40. Ishikawa H. OCT glaucoma analysis software, OCT Pro 2K1. Practical Ophthalmology 2002;5(1):121-3.
41. Piette S, Canlas OA, Tran HV, Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Ultrasound biomicroscopy in uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema syndrome. Am J Ophthalmol 2002;133:839-41.
42. Ishikawa H, Piette S, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. Detecting the inner and outer borders of the retinal nerve fiber layer using optical coherence tomography. Graefe's Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2002;240: 362-71.
43. Mistlberger A, Liebmann JM, Greenfield DS, Hoh ST, Ishikawa H, Marmor M, Ritch R. Assessment of optic disc anatomy and nerve fiber layer thickness in ocular hypertensive subjects with normal short-wavelength automated perimetry. Ophthalmology 2002;109:1362-6.
44. Ritch R, Ishikawa H, Rothman R, Yu G, Liebmann JM. The efficacy of latanoprost is independent of the width of the ciliary body face. J Glaucoma 2002;11:239-43.
45. Tran HV, Ishikawa H, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. A new silicone eyecup for ultrasound biomicroscopy. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2003;34:73-5.
46. Piette S, Liebmann JM, Ishikawa H, Gurses-Ozden R, Buxton D, Ritch R. Acute conformational changes in the optic nerve head with rapid intraocular pressure elevation: implications for LASIK surgery. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2003;34:334-41.
47. Ishikawa H, Schuman JS. Anterior segment imaging: ultrasound biomicroscopy. Ophthalmol Clin North Am. 2004;17(1):7-20.
48. Paunescu LA, Schuman JS, Price LL, Stark PC, Beaton S, Ishikawa H, Wollstein G, Fujimoto JG. Reproducibility of nerve fiber thickness, macular thickness, and optic nerve head measurements using StratusOCT. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004;45(6):1716-24.
49. Wollstein G, Schuman JS, Price LL, Aydin A, Beaton SA, Stark PC, Fujimoto JG, Ishikawa H. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) macular and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer measurements and automated visual fields. Am J Ophthalmol. 2004;138(2):218-25.
50. Wollstein G, Ishikawa H, Wang J, Beaton SA, Schuman JS. Comparison of three optical coherence tomography scanning areas for detection of glaucomatous damage. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;139(1):39-43.
51. Wollstein G, Paunescu LA, Ko TH, Fujimoto JG, Kowalevicz A, Hartl I, Beaton S, Ishikawa H, Mattox C, Singh O, Duker J, Drexler W, Schuman JS. Ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence tomography in glaucoma. Ophthalmology. 2005;112(2):229-37.
52. Ishikawa H, Stein D, Wollstein G, Beaton SA, Fujimoto JG, Schuman JS. Macular segmentation with optical coherence tomography. Submitted to Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 (under revision).
53. Stein D, Ishikawa H, Hariprasad R, Wollstein G, Fujimoto JG, Schuman JS. New quality assessment parameters for Stratus OCT. Br J Ophthalmol. 2005 (under revision).
 
 
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