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Rising stars in Ophthalmology

Featuring Season 2

Rising stars are innovative clinicians/surgeons who will showcase their thought process and surgical skills during an interactive 40 minute virtual program with 3 celebrity panelists, along with moderators.
Upcoming Rising stars inOpthamology
Season 2
Himani Goyal, MDHimani Goyal, MD
Blake Williamson, MDBlake Williamson, MD
Nandini Venkateswaran, MDNandini Venkateswaran, MD
Alana Nattis, DOAlana Nattis, DO
Joshua Teichman, MDJoshua Teichman, MD
Priya Mathews, MD, MPHPriya Mathews, MD, MPH
Rahul Singh Tonk, MDRahul Singh Tonk, MD
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PHDSahar Bedrood, MD, PHD
Michael Patterson, DOMichael Patterson, DO
Rising stars

What is the Rising Stars In Ophthalmology series?

Rising Stars in Ophthalmology is an educational initiative that shares the talents of ophthalmologists newer to the field with the ophthalmology world while discussing important, up-to-date topics important to every clinician in the field.

Rising Stars launched Series 1 in 2020 which consisted of 9 LIVE episodes held virtually, and consisted of a panel of expert celebrities in ophthalmology who joined together in the discussion and mentored the featured Rising Star lecturers. Season 2 will launch in August of 2021 and will continue the tradition of Rising Stars!

Vision1Expected Impact for Ophthalmology
  • Creating a platform for bright minds in ophthalmology, who might otherwise not have the opportunity.
  • Showcasing new and innovative technologies on a global platform.
  • These highly interactive episodes will provide a sense of community to everyone involved that may have not been able to attend a live event due to the restrictions the pandemic caused. We provide a place to connect, learn and laugh where valuable pearls are exchanged between expert, seasoned panelists and fresh, new talent in the ophthalmology field.
Vision2Goals of rising stars
  • Identify Future Leaders and difference makers in the field of ophthalmology.
  • Mentor emerging leaders in ophthalmology towards creating an impactful, interactive case presentation.
  • Provide a platform for innovative clinicians/surgeons to showcase their thought process & surgical skills, which can be shared to a global audience in real time, as well as On Demand.
Season 2
Himani Goyal, MD
Himani Goyal, MD
17 Aug 2021Detail
Building Community and Trust to Advance Ophthalmic Care
Blake Williamson, MD
Blake Williamson, MD
14 Sep 2021Detail
Refractive Cataract Surgery
Nandini Venkateswaran, MD
Nandini Venkateswaran, MD
5 Oct 2021Detail
Latest Advances in Refractive Surgery
Alana Nattis, DO
Alana Nattis, DO
2 Nov 2021Detail
Medical and Surgical Options for Treating Presbyopia
Joshua Teichman, MD
Joshua Teichman, MD
7 Dec 2021Detail
Bringing Happiness To My Initially Less Than Satisfied Cataract Patients
Priya Mathews, MD, MPH
Priya Mathews, MD, MPH
11 Jan 2022Detail
Potential Complications in Corneal Surgery: A Global Perspective
Rahul Singh Tonk, MD
Rahul Singh Tonk, MD
15 Feb 2022Detail
Advances in Cornea & Cataract
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PHD
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PHD
15 Mar 2022Detail
MIGS to the MAX
Michael Patterson, DO
Michael Patterson, DO
12 Apr 2022Detail
Advances in Cataract Surgery
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Celebrity Panelists
Nicole Fram, MD
Nicole Fram, MD
Soon-Phaik Chee, MD
Soon-Phaik Chee, MD
Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
Tal Raviv, MD
Tal Raviv, MD
Renee Bovelle, MD
Renee Bovelle, MD
Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD
Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD
Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD
Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD
Revolutionizing the World
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Ashvin Agarwal, MD
Ashvin Agarwal, MD
Jennifer Loh, MD
Jennifer Loh, MD
William Trattler, MD 
William Trattler, MD 
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