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28Wollstein.jpg Gadi Wollstein, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Bioengineering
Director, Ophthalmic Imaging Research Laboratories
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

203 Lothrop Street
Suite 834.1
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-0325
Email: wollsteing@upmc.edu
Fax: 412-647-5119
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bullet point  Research Interests
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Ophthalmic Imaging Research Laboratory

 
bullet point  Education
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Undergraduate: Hadassah and the Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel, BSc, Medical Science (Cum Lauda).

Graduate: Hadassah and the Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel, MD, Medicine.

Internship: Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

Residency: Ophthalmology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

Fellowship: Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK.
New England Eye Center, Tuft Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.
 
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2000-01 Attending: Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

2003-present: Visiting Assistant Professor, New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

2003-09: Assistant Professor and Director, Ophthalmic Imaging Research Laboratories,
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2009-present: Associate Professor and Director, Ophthalmic Imaging Research Laboratories, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
 
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Selected Publications from more than 140 peer-reviewed manuscripts

Wollstein G, Garway-Heath DF, Hitchings RA. Identification of Early Glaucoma Cases with the Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope. Ophthalmol 1998; 105: 1557-63. PMID: 9709774.

Wollstein G, Garway-Heath DF, Poinoosawmy D, Hitchings RA. Glaucomatous Optic Disc Changes in the Contralateral Eye of Unilateral Normal Pressure Glaucoma Patients. Ophthalmol 2000; 107: 2267-71. PMID: 11097608.

Williams ZY, Schuman JS, Gamell L, Nemi A, Hertzmark E, Fujimoto JG, Mattox C, Simpson J, Wollstein G. Optical Coherence Tomography Measurement of Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness and the Likelihood of a Visual Field Defect. Am J Ophthalmol 2002; 134: 538-46. PMID: 12383810.

Schuman JS*, Wollstein G*, Farra T, Hertzmark E, Aydin A, Fujimoto JG, Paunescu LA. Comparison of Optic Nerve Head Measurements Obtained by Optical Coherence Tomography and Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy. Am J Ophthalmol 2003; 135: 504-12. PMID: 12654368.

Wollstein G, Schuman JS, Price LL, Aydin A, Paunescu LA, Beaton S, 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: 218-25. PMID: 15824218. PMCID: PMC1941777.

Wollstein G, Schuman JS, Price LL, Aydin A, Stark PC, Hertzmark E, Lai E, Ishikawa H, Mattox C, Fujimoto JG, Paunescu LA. Optical Coherence Tomography Longitudinal Evaluation of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness in Glaucoma. Arch Ophthalmol 2005; 123: 464-70. PMID: 15824218. PMCID: PMC1941777.

Wollstein G, Paunescu LA, Ko TH, Fujimoto JG, Kowalevicz A, Hartl I, Beaton SA, Ishikawa H, Mattox C, Singh O, Duker J, Drexler W, Schuman JS. Ultrahigh Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography in Glaucoma. Ophthalmol 2005; 112: 229-37. PMID: 15691556. PMCID: PMC1936975.

Wollstein G, Ishikawa H, Wang J, Beaton SA, Schuman JS. Comparison of Three OCT Scanning Areas for Detection of Glaucomatous Damage. Am J of Ophthalmol 2005; 139: 39-43. PMID: 15652826.

Burgansky-Eliash Z*, Wollstein G*, Chu T, Ramsey JD, Glaymour C, Noecker RJ, Schuman JS. Optical Coherence Tomography Machine Learning Classifiers for Glaucoma Detection - A Preliminary Study. Inves Ophthal Vis Sci 2005; 46: 4147-52. PMID: 16249492. PMCID: PMC1941765.

Schuman JS, Pedut Kloizman T, Pakter H, Wang N, Guedes V, Huang L, Pieroth L, Scott W, Hee MR, Fujimoto JG, Ishikawa H, Bilonick RA, Kagemann L, Wollstein G. Optical Coherence Tomography and Histological Measurements of Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness in Normal and Glaucomatous Monkey Eyes. Inves Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2007; 48: 3645-54.

Mumcuoglu T*, Wollstein G*, Wojtkowski M, Kagemann L, Ishikawa H, Gabriele ML, Sirinvasan V, Fujimoto JG, Duker JS, Schuman JS. Improved Visualization of Glaucomatous Retinal Damage Using High-Speed, Ultrahigh-Resolution OCT. Ophthalmology 2008; 115: 782-9. PMID: 17884170. PMCID: PMC2846095.

Sung KR*, Wollstein G*, Bilonick RA, Townsend KA, Ishikawa H, Kagemann L, Noecker RJ, Fujimoto JG, Schuman JS. Effects of Age on Optical Coherence Tomography Measurements of Healthy Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer, Macula and Optic Nerve Head. Ophthalmology 2009; 116: 1119-24. PMID: 19376593. PMCID: PMC2747246.

Gabriele ML, Ishikawa H, Schuman JS, Bilonick RA, Kim JS, Kagemann L, Wollstein G. Reproducibility of Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Total Retinal Thickness Measurements in Mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2010; 51: 6519-23.

Gabriele ML, Ishikawa H, Schuman JS, Lin Y, Bilonick RA, McKenna KC, Kim JS, Kagemann L, Wollstein G. Optic Nerve Crushed Mice Followed Longitudinally with Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography. Inves Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2011; 52: 2250-4.

Wollstein G, Kagemann L, Bilonick RA, Ishikawa H, Folio LS, Gabriele ML, Ungar AK, Duker JS, Fujimoto JG, Schuman JS. Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer and Visual Function Loss in Glaucoma: The Tipping Point. Br J Ophthalmol 2012; 96: 47-52. PMID: 18523086. PMCID: PMC2743163.

Wang B, Kagemann L, Schuman JS, Ishikawa H, Bilonick RA, Ling Y, Sigal IA, Nadler Z, Francis A, Wollstein G. Gold Nanorods as a Functional Contrast Agent for Optical Coherence Tomography. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3): e90690. PMID: 24595044. PMCID: PMC3940929.

Sigal IA, Grimm JL, Schuman JS, Kagemann L, Ishikawa H, Wollstein G. A Method to Estimate Biomechanics and Mechanical Properties of Optic Nerve Head Tissues From Parameters Measurable Using Optical Coherence Tomography. IEEE-Trans Med Imag 2014; 33: 1381-9. PMID: 24691117.

Nadler Z, Wang B, Schuman JS, Ferguson RD, Patel A, Hammer DX, Bilonick RA, Ishikawa H, Kagemann L, Sigal IA, Wollstein G. In Vivo Three-Dimensional Characterization of the Healthy Human Lamina Cribrosa with Adaptive Optics Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography. Inves Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2014; 55: 6459-66.


* The authors shared equal part in preparation of the manuscript

 
bullet point  Grants
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R01 EY025011 (PI: Ian Sigal and Gadi Wollstein) Interplay between Intraocular and Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure Effects on the Optic Nerve Head In Vivo

National Institute of Health

Department of Defense

Glaucoma Research Foundation

IIsrael Medical Association Fellowship Scholarship.

American Physician Fellowship for Medicine in Israel.

RAND Institute
 
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