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We provide lectures with an emphasis in retinal diseases and treatments. Some of the lecturers and their Bios are below. 

Omar F. Ahmad, M.D.

Dr. Ahmad recieved his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Johns Hopkins University. He completed his medical degree from The Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the State University of New York - Brooklyn. He then completed a two year Vitreo-Retinal medical / surgical fellowship at Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Schepens Retina Associates. He went on to found Chesapeake Retina Centers. He has authored several atricles in peer reviewed journals. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

John Choi, M.D.

Dr. John Choi is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal, macular and vitreous disease. He grew up in Kokomo, Indiana. From there he graduated with honors from Stanford University then attended Yale Medical School. After switching from orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Choi completed an ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University then advanced vitreoretinal training at a Harvard Medical School-affiliated program and at The National Retina Institute. He has conducted research, published multiple articles and reviewed articles for a leading ophthalmology journal. 

Malav Joshi, M.D.

Dr. Joshi is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and a fellowship trained Vitreoretinal surgeon. He grew up in Northeast Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Science with summa cum laude from Youngstown State University and completed his medical school at the Northeast Ohio Medical University.  He then moved to the Arizona desert and completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.  From there, he completed a Medical Retina fellowship at the prestigious Duke Eye Center and a two-year Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery fellowship at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Before joining Chesapeake Retina Center, Dr. Joshi was part of the attending faculty of the Krieger Eye Institute at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD where he was involved in resident education. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented his research findings at national meetings.

In his free time, Dr. Joshi enjoys traveling and spending time with his family and English bulldog.

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