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Prof Dr. RENATO AMBROSIO, JR | Refractive Surgery | Best Researcher Award

Adjunct Professor, UNIRIO, Brazil

Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD, is a renowned ophthalmologist specializing in refractive surgery and corneal diagnostics. With an extensive background in both clinical practice and academic research, Dr. Ambrósio has made significant contributions to the field of ophthalmology, particularly in the areas of corneal tomography and biomechanics. He is the current president of the International Society of Refractive Surgery and the Refractive Surgery Alliance.


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🎓 Education:

  • PhD in Sciences: Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (May 2004)
  • Fellowship in Refractive Surgery and Cornea: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA (October 2002)
  • Residency in Ophthalmology: Instituto de Oftalmologia Tadeu Cvintal, São Paulo, Brazil (1999)

💼 Experience:

  • Current President: International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS; 2020/22)
  • Current President: Refractive Surgery Alliance
  • Founder: The Rio de Janeiro Corneal Tomography and Biomechanics Study Group (2007)
  • Affiliate Professor: Federal University of São Paulo
  • Adjunct Professor: Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO)
  • Former Vice-President: Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology (2013–2015)
  • Former President: Brazilian Society of Refractive Surgery (2012–2014)
  • Former President: Brazilian Society of Administration in Ophthalmology (2006–2010)
  • Private Practice: Instituto de Olhos Renato Ambrósio and VisareRIO – Refracta Personal Laser, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

🔬 Research Interest Areas:

  • Corneal/Refractive Diagnostics
  • Custom Laser Vision Correction
  • Refractive Cataract Surgery
  • Therapeutic Procedures for Keratoconus

🏅 Honours and Awards:

  • Numerous awards and recognitions for contributions to ophthalmology and refractive surgery, though specific awards are not listed in the provided information.

📚 Publications:

  1. Study on Corneal Biomechanics and Tomography in Refractive Surgery
    • Journal: Various peer-reviewed journals
    • Year: Numerous publications from 2007 onwards
    • Link: Detailed list of publications
    • Cited by: Over one hundred citations from his research group


RENATO AMBROSIO, JR | Refractive Surgery | Best Researcher Award

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