David Eichenbaum, MD
Curriculum Vitae

Academic Appointments

July 2019-2021
Collaborative Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of South Florida College of Medicine – Tampa, Florida
November 2007-2019
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of South Florida College of Medicine – Tampa, Florida

Fellowship

July 2005 - June 2007
Vitreoretinal Surgery, Tufts/Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
  • New England Eye Center – Boston, Massachusetts
  • Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston – Boston, Massachusetts

Residency

July 2002 - June 2005
University of South Florida Eye Institute – Tampa, Florida
July 2001 - June 2002
Austin Medical Education Program – Transitional Internship, Brackenridge Hospital – Austin, Texas

Education

August 1997 - May 2001
Doctor of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida
August 1994 – July 1997
Bachelor of Arts, Medical Honors Program, University Honors Program, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

Honors

Awards
Appointed Offices
Residency
College of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology, Certified 2007, Recertified 2017

Hospital Priviledges

St. Anthony’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida

All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida

Northside Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa, Florida

Presentations and Publications

Articles

Jaffrey C , Eichenbaum DA, Denham D, Norman J.  A Novel Pancreatic Model: the Snip Method of Pancreatic Isolation for In Vitro Study.  Pancreas, 1999; 19:377-381.

Goldstein B, Eichenbaum DA. A 65 Year-Old Woman with Visual Changes.  Digital Journal of Ophthalmology, 2005. Accessed  15 March  2007.

Eichenbaum DA, Pavan PR. Maculopathy in a Young Person. Digital Journal of Ophthalmology, 2006. Accessed 15 March 2007.

Baumal C, Eichenbaum DA. Intravitreal Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Subfoveal CNV Secondary to AMD. Retina Today, Summer 2006; 16-18.

Eichenbaum DA, Heier JS. Multiple Repeated Intravitreal Triamcinolone Treatment for Radiation-Induced Macular Edema. Retinal Cases and Brief Reports, Fall 2007; 1(4):202-204.

Eichenbaum DA. The Job Search and Interviewing. Retina Today. January/February 2008; 24-25.

Eichenbaum DA. Navigating Contract Negotiating. Retina Today. March/April 2008; 20-21.

Slonim CB, Raizman MD, Eichenbaum DA, Nichols-Kay C, Joshi S, Gallager P. Uveitis. Ocular Infection and Inflammation, Winter 2009; 1(2): 3-13

Davis A, Cohen SM Pautler SE, Billiris-Findlay K, Eichenbaum DA.  Acta Ophthalmologica. Beta Blocker Use and Age-Related Macular Degeneration. June 2011; 118(12):2453-60.

Golen JR, Eichenbaum DA.  Retinal Cases and Brief Reports.  Neovascularization of the Optic Disk and Vitreous Hemorrhage After Immune Recovery and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in an HIV-Positive Patient.  Fall 2013;7(4): 395-298.

Eichenbaum DA, Wolfe JD, Law JC, Shah RJ. Retina Times. Road-Testing the Alcon Ultravit High Speed Vitrectomy Probe.  Winter 2013; 31(5): 29-31.

Davis A, Cohen SM, Pautler SE, Billiris-Findlay K, Eichenbaum DA.  Correspondence.  Retina.  2013 Nov-Dec; 33(10):2185.

Cohen S, Billiris-Findlay K, Eichenbaum D, Pautler S.  Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers, and Imaging Retina. Topical Lidocaine Gel With and Without Subconjunctival Lidocaine Injection for Intravitreal Injection: a Within-Patient Study. June 2014. 45(4):306-10.

Eichenbaum DA. Retina Today.  Exploring the DME Treatment Decision Tree.  November/December 2014; 52-58.

Patel HS, Eichenbaum DA. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers, & Imaging Retina. Geographic Atrophy: clinical impact and emerging treatments.  January 2015; 46(1): 8-13.

Eichenbaum DA, Kitchens JW, Moshfeghi AA. Retina Today.  Switching Therapies in Patients with DME.  April 2015; 10(3) 74-76.

Patel HS, Eichenbaum DA. Retina Today.  Breakthrough Treatment Modalities for Hereditary Retinal Diseases. April 2016; 1-3.

Eichenbaum DA.  Millennial Eye.  Lighting in a Bottle: and exploration of the rapid pace of innovation in medical and surgical retina.  Cover Focus, May/June 2016.

Salman Y, Eichenbaum DA.  New Retina MD.  Meeting an Unmet Need: Geographic Atrophy. Cover Focus, Issue 3 2016, 32-34.

Eichenbaum DA, Lowenstein A, Garg SJ, Pieramici DJ. Retina TImes. Retina’s Walking Wounded: Coming Back After an Injury. Summer 2017 35(2); 14-15, 35.

Eichenbaum DA.  The Ophthalmologist.  Jury’s Out.  Placing the HAWK/HARRIER Data in the Wider Context of nAMD anti-VEGF Trial Data.  December 2017.

Khanani AM, Eichenbaum D, Schlottman PG, Tuomi L, Sarraf D.  Retina.  Optimal Management of Pigment Epithelial Detachments in Eyes with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration. November 2018;38(11): 2103-2117.

Eichenbaum DA, Buzengo C, Weng CY, Dhoot DS, Wykoff CC, Sheth VS.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. When and How to Incorporate Steroids for Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema: A Discussion of Real-World Treatment Optimization Strategies.  2018 Jul 1; 49(7):SS-S15.

Wykoff CC, Eichenbaum DA, Roth DB, Hill L, Fung AE, Haskova Z. Ranibizumab Induces Regression of Diabetic Retinopathy in Most Patients at High Risk of Progression to Proliferative Retinopathy. Ophthalmology Retina, 2018;2(10):997-1009.

Eichenbaum D, White Jr. AA.  Decision making in diabetic retinopathy treatment.  Ret Phys., 2018;15(7) 32-34,44

Eichenbaum DA, Duerr E, Patel HR, Pollack SM. Monthly Versus Treat-and-Extend Ranibizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema: A Prospective, Randomized Trial.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. November 2018; 49(11) e191-e197

Schechet SA, Adams OE, Eichenbaum DA, Hariprasad SM.  Macular thickness amplitude changes when switching from discontinuous to continuous therapy for diabetic macular oedema.  BMJ Open Ophth 2019;4:e000271. doi:10.1136/bmjophth-2019-000271.

Eichenbaum DA.  My Switch to New Needles for Intravitreal Injection. Retina Today, October 2019; 2-3.

Khanna S, Komati R, Eichenbaum DA, Hariprasad I, Ciulla T, Hariprasad S.  Current and upcoming anti-VEGF therapies and dosing strategies for the treatment of neovascular AMD: a comparative review.  BMJ Open Ophthalmology 2019;4e000398. Doi 10/1136/bmjophth-2019-000398

Liebmann JM, Barton K, Weinreb RN, Eichenbaum DA, Gupta PK, McCAb CM, Wolfe JD, Ahmed I, Sheybani A, Craven ER. Evolving Guideline for Intracameral Injection. J Glaucoma. 2020;29 Suppl 1: S1-S7. doi:10.1097/IJG.0000000000001451

Crane AM, Eichenbaum DA. Surgical pearls for the EVA platform. Retina Today. 2020;15(1):28-29.

Eichenbaum DA.  Curbing our enthusiasm for telemedicine and deciding on treatments during COVID-19.  Retina Today.  2020; 15(4):43-45.

Mansour SE, Kiernan DF, Roth DB, Eichenbaum DE, Holekamp NM, Kaba S, Werts E.Two-year interim safety results of the 0.2ug/day fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema: the observational PALADIN study.  British Journal of Ophthalmology.  Published Online First 27 May 2020.  Doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2020-315984

Hussain RM, O’Leary P, Eichenbaum DA, Hariprasad SM.  Faricimab: Anti-Ang2/anti-VEGF-A bispecific antibody.  Drugs of the Future 2020, 45(7): 449-457 CCC: 0377-8282/2020 DOI: 10.1358/dof.2020.45.7.3127028

Yu HJ, Kiernan DF, Eichenbaum D, Sheth VS, Wykoff CC.  Home Monitoring of Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Real-World Utility of the ForeseeHome Device for Detection of Neovascularization [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 15].  Ophthal Retina. 2020, S2468-6530(20)30331-6.  DOI:10.1016/j.oret.2020.08.003

Barron C, Eichenbaum DA.  A review of clinical trial data for DME: BOULEVARD and MEAD.  Retina Today.  2020; 15(6) 34-36.

Eichenbaum D.  Updates in the management of non-neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Retina 360: Advances in the Management of Retina Diseases. 2020;1(4):7-10.

Eichenbaum DA, Liebmann JM, Barton K, Weinreb RN, Gupta PK, McCabe CM, Wolfe JD, Ahmed I, Sheybani A, Craven ER. Response to Letter to the Editor Evolving Guidelines for Intracameral Injection. J Glaucoma. 2020 Oct 16. doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000001707. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33074961.

Steinle N, Eichenbaum DA, Goodale S, Ratliff AL.  The Business of Medical Retina: Overcoming Payor Challenges.  Retina Today.  October 2020.

Yu, Hannah J. Yu, Daniel F. Kiernan, David Eichenbaum, Veeral S. Sheth, Charles C. Wykoff, Reply, Ophthalmology Retina, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2021, Pages e1-e2, ISSN 2468-6530, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oret.2020.09.022.

Enriquez A, Baumal C, Crane A, Witkin A, Lally D, Liang M, Enriquez J, Eichenbaum D.  Early Experience for Brolucizumab Treatment for Neovascular Macular Degeneration.  In Submission.

Supplements and Roundtables

Boyer DS, Gonzalez VH, Eichenbaum DA. Supplement to Retina Today. DRCR.net Protocol T: A comparative effectiveness of intravitreal aflibercept, bevacizumab, and ranibizumab for diabetic macular edema. March 2014.

Eichenbaum D, Albini T, Fortun JA, Kitchens JW, Reichel E.  Supplement to Retina Today.  Current Insights Into the Management of Diabetic Macular Edema.  April 2014.

Pieramici D, Blaha G, Eichenbaum D, Singh R.  Supplement to Retina Today.  An Update on the Latest Clinical Trials on DME: Are They Applicable to Other Disease States? November/December 2015.

Eichenbaum, D. Insert to Retina Today. AMD Disease Resource Education Center.  September 2016, 46-49.

Wykoff C, Baumal C, Eichenbaum D, Shah C. Supplement to Retina Today. DME in 2016: A Review of Treatment Guidelines and the Role of Early Appropriate Therapy September 2016.

Wykoff C, Baumal C, Eichenbaum D, Shah C. Supplement to New Retina MD. A Review of Treatment Guidelines and the Role of Early Appropriate Therapy August 2017/Issue 2.

Holekamp NM, Eichenbaum D, Khanani AM, Singer M.  The latest in clinical trials and best practices.  Retina. 2020 (July suppl): 1-12.

Podium Abstracts/Panels

Groden L, Dorsett K., Eichenbaum D.  Pachymetry “Studies in LASIK.” Castroviejo Cornea Society, 26th Annual Meeting, October 21, 2000

Eichenbaum D, Cohen S, Billiris-Findlay, K.  “Monthly Versus Treat-and-Extend Ranibizumab for Center-Involving Diabetic Macular Edema: a Prospective Randomized Investigator-Sponsored Trial,” Club Vit, July 1, 2014

Eichenbaum D, Cohen S, Billiris-Findlay, K.  “Monthly Versus Treat-and-Extend Ranibizumab for Center-Involving Diabetic Macular Edema: a Prospective Randomized Investigator-Sponsored Trial,” American Society of Retinal Specialists, August 11, 2014

Eichenbaum D, Hill L, Tuomi L, “How Do Large Pigment Epithelial Detachments Respond to Ranibizumab Treatment in Wet AMD Patients?” Masters in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, June 27, 2015

Eichenbaum D, Hill L, Tuomi L, “How Do Large Pigment Epithelial Detachments Respond to Ranibizumab Treatment in Wet AMD Patients?” American Society of Retina Specialists, July 13, 2015

Eichenbaum D, Reichel E, Csaky K, Harper T, Dhoot D, “Medical Retina Clinic: From Common to Obscure.  What Would You Do?” Vit Buckle Society Meeting, March 18, 2016

Eichenbaum D, Hill L, Lu N, Gune S, Tuomi L, “Response to Ranibizumab in Eyes with Pigment Epithelial Detachments, Including Eyes that Developed RPE Tears: Data from the HARBOR Study,” American Society of Retina Specialists, August 10, 2016

Eichenbaum D, “The Role of the Retina Specialist,” Millennial Eye Live, October 29, 2016

Eichenbaum D, Wykoff C, Baumal C, Khurana R, “Medical Retina Panel: Just Another Day,” Vit Buckle Society Meeting, April 7, 2017

Eichenbaum D, “Retinal Vein Occlusion: Big Picture Takeaways,” Masters in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, June 3, 2017

Eichenbaum D, Duker J. Introduction for “VBS Lifetime Mentorship Lecture: A Reappraisal of Macular Hole Classification,” Vit Buckle Society Meeting, March 24, 2018

Eichenbaum D, Rogers D, Tan J, Moderators, “Endophthalmitis: Minimizing Risk and Optimizing Outcomes,” Vit Buckle Society March 24, 2018

Eichenbaum D, “Real-World Results of Long-Acting Intravitreal Fluocinolone Injection,” Masters in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, June 9, 2018

Eichenbaum D, Day B, Tuomi L. "Percentage of Patients Maintained on Quarterly Anti-VEGF Dosing for the Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Across Key Clinical Trials,” American Society of Retinal Specialists, July 21, 2018

Eichenbaum D, Sahni J, Sadikhov S, Pauly-Evers M, Szczesny P, Weikert R.  “Anti-VEGF/Anti-Angiopoietin-2 Bispecific Antibody Faricimab in Diabetic Macular Edema: Key Secondary and Exploratory Outcomes in the Phase 2 BOULEVARD Clinical Trial,” EURETINA, September 21, 2018

Eichenbaum D, “Association Between Early Vision-Related Quality of Life Outcomes and Anatomic Dryness Response in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration (nAMD),” Retina World Congress, March 22, 2019

Eichenbaum D, “Starting a Clinical Trial Program,” American Society of Retina Specialists Business of Retina, March 30, 2019

Eichenbaum D, “Novel Retina Products in Late Phase Development,” Masters in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, June 29, 2019

Eichenbaum D, Blotner S, Singh N, Barteselli G, Gune S, “Ladder Phase 2 Trial of the Port Delivery System with Ranibizumab: End of Study Results,” American Society of Retina Specialists, July 25, 2020

Eichenbaum D, Barteselli G, Blotner S, Gune S.  “Key Learnings from the Phase 2 LADDER Trial of the Port Delivery System with Ranibizumab for Neovascular AMD,” Retina Society, September 8, 2020.

Wyoff C, Hershberger V, Eichenbaum D, Yunis, H, Henry E, Chandra P, DePaoli A, “Inhibition of Complement C3 in Geographic Atrophy with NGM621: Phase 1 Dose-Escalation Study Results,” American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 2020.

Baumal C, Eichenbaum D.  “Early Experience with Brolocizumab for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration,” Macula Society, February 6, 2021.

Book Chapters

Eichenbaum DA, Slonim CB.  “Disorders of the eye”.  Eds. Cuppett M, Walsh KM. General Medical Conditions in the Athlete.  St. Louis: Mosby Inc, 2005. 217-242. Print.

Henderson BA, Steinert RF, Eichenbaum DA, Heier JS. “Complications of IOL Surgery.” Eds. Albert D, Miller J, Azar D, Blodi B. Albert & Jakobiec’s Principles & Practice of Ophthalmology. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2007. Sect 9 Ch 121 pg 1-37. Print.

Eichenbaum D, Reichel E. “Optical Coherence Tomography in the Evaluation and Management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration.” In: Age-Related Macular Degeneration (2nd Edition). Italy: Informa Healthcare, 2007. 177-185. Print.

Eichenbaum DA, Park RI, Topping TM.  “Postoperative Endophthalmitis.”  Ed. Steinert R  Cataract Surgery. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2009. Part VII Ch 55 pg 671-679. Print.

Small L, Eichenbaum DA, Slonim CB.  “Disorders of the Eye.” Eds. Cuppett M, Walsh KM, General Medical Conditions in the Athlete (2nd edition).  St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby; 2012. Print.

Eichenbaum D. “Future Therapies: New Agents in Preclinical or Pipeline.” Current Management of Diabetic Retinopathy (1st Edition). Eds. Caroline Baumal, Jay Duker.  St. Louis: Elsevier, 2018. 123-132, Print.

Eichenbaum D, Goldman D, Wykoff C, Baumal C. “Clinical Scenarios.” Current Management of Diabetic Retinopathy (1st Edition). Eds. Caroline Baumal, Jay Duker.  St. Louis: Elsevier, 2018. 133-143, Print.

Posters

Eichenbaum D, Groden L. “Lasik Surgery Noncandidates.” Poster. San Diego: American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, 2004.

Eichenbaum D, Rogers A, Reichel E, Baumal C, Duker J. “Intraocular Bevacizumab (Avastin) for the Treatment for Choroidal Neovascularization and Retinal Vasculopathies.”  Poster.  Ft. Lauderdale: Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology, 2006.

Eichenbaum D, Nguyen J, Heier J. “Ranibizumab in Patients With Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Causes Other Than Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Phase I Study.”  Poster.  Ft. Lauderdale: Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology, 2007.

Nguyen J, Eichenbaum D, Heier J. “Ranibizumab Treatment of Patients With Neovascular AMD Previously Treated With Intravitreal Bevacizumab.” Poster. Ft. Lauderdale: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2007.

Wiegand T, Rogers A, Yates P, Eichenbaum D, Reichel E, Duker J. “Intravitreal Injection of Bevacizumab (Avastin) for Choroidal Neovascularization Caused by Angioid Streaks.”  Poster.  Ft. Lauderdale: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2007.

Eichenbaum D, Cohen S, Pautler S, Billiris-Findlay K. “A Prospective Study of Ranibizumab for DME: Monthly injections vs Treat-and-Extend.”  Poster.  Toronto: American Society of Retinal Specialists, 2013.

Eichenbaum D, Hill L, Tuomi L, Fung A. “Is There an Association Between Macular Atrophy Development and Pigment Epithelial Detachment in HARBOR?”  Poster PO208.  Las Vegas: American Academy of Ophthalmology 2015 Annual Meeting.

Pautler SE, Cohen SM, Findlay KB, Eichenbaum DA, Lopez M. “Clinical Findings of the Posterior Uveal Effusion Syndrome.”  Poster PO476. Las Vegas: American Academy of Ophthalmology. 2015 Annual Meeting.

Eichenbaum D, Quezada-Ruiz C, Hill L, Ghanekar A, Haskova Z.  “Regression of Diabetic Retinopathy With Ranibizumab in Patients With Diabetic Macular Edema and Highest-Risk Nonproliferative Diabetic Retinopathy” Poster PO236.  Chicago: American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016 Annual Meeting.

Eichenbaum D.  “Fluocinolone Acetonide (FAc) 0.19mg: Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Relevance” Poster B0343.  Baltimore: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2017.

Liu M, Eichenbaum D, Taylor S, Wang P, Quezada-Ruiz C.  “Branch and Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: Clinical Pearsl from Trials of Ranibizumab” Poster B0497.  Baltimore: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2017.

Eichenbaum D, Wang P, Quezada-Ruiz C.  “Branch and Central Retinal Vein Occlusion With and Without Ischemia: Key Clinical Insights From 5 Large Ranibizumab Clinical Trials” Poster 428.  Boston: American Society of Retina Specialists 2017.

Eichenbaum D, Day B, Tuomi L.  “Quarterly Anti-VEGF Dosing for the Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: a Cross-Trial Comparison” Poster A0156.  Honolulu: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2018.

Eichenbaum D.  “Anatomical Assessment of Fluocinolone Acetonide (FAc) for Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) in PALADIN” Poster PO523.  Chicago: American Academy of Ophthalmology 2018.

Eichenbaum D. “Suprachoroidal CLS-TA Improves Visual Acuity and Macular Edema in Noninfectious Uveitis: Results of the Phase 3 PEACHTREE Study & the MAGNOLIA Extension Study” Poster on Demand.  Ft. Lauderdale: Retina World Congress 2019.

Eichenbaum D. “Association Between Vision-Related Quality of Life Outcomes and Anatomic Dryness Response in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration (nAMD): A Post-Hoc Analysis of VIEW Trials” Poster A0270.  Vancouver: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2019.

Eichenbaum D, Bann-Mo D, Bhakta A, Stoilov I.  “It’s the Patient Not the Agent: An Assessment of Anti-VEGF Extended Dosing Intervals in Patients with Wet nAMD.” Poster on Demand.  Chicago: American Society of Retina Specialists 2019.

Eichenbaum D, Hugh L, Basu K, Silverman D, Quezada Ruiz C, Haskova Z.  “Additional Anatomic Endpoints Support Sustained Outcomes with Faricimab Q16W Flex and Q12W in the STAIRWAY Phase 2 Trial for nAMD.” ePoster PO450.  San Francisco: American Academy of Ophthalmology 2019.

London N, Khanani A, Thompson M, Danzig C, Kulkarni A, Sheth V, Jhaveri C, Eichenbaum D, Singer M.  “Treating Neovascular AMD Patients with Brolucizumab: a Real-World Study.” ePoster.  Virtual Meeting: American Society of Retina Specialists 2020.

Eichenbaum D.  “Faricimab: Evidence for Differentiation with Dual Angiopoietin-2 (Ang2)/VEGF-A Inhibition in DME and nAMD.” ePoster PO388.  Virtual Meeting: American Academy of Ophthalmology 2020.

Continuing Medical Education

Lead Faculty for Market Access Challenges in Retinal Disease, Evolve Medical Education, Ongoing Series 2018-2019, with Ankoor Shah, MD and Rotating Faculty

Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy: What the Data Says & How We Communicate it to Our Patient, with Rishi Singh, MD and Judy Kim, MD, 2019

Then, Now, and Tomorrow: Evolving the Role of the Primary Eyecare Provider in the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy, Tampa, Florida December 11th, 2019

Editorial Board, Retina 360: Advances in the Management of Retinal Diseases, Volume 1, 2020

Clinical Trials

Investigator Initiated Study of the Effect of Monthly Ranibizumab versus Treat and Extend Ranibizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema. Site Principal Investigator 2012-2016.

Topical lidocaine gel with and without subconjunctival lidocaine injection for intravitreal injection.  Site Sub-Investigator 2012-2013.

The University of Virginia TOGA-01: Treatment with Oracea for Geographic Atrophy: Phase 2/3 Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of daily oral administration of doxycycline (ORACEA) vs placebo in subjects with GA.  Site Principal Investigator 2014-Present.

Ophthotech Protocol OPH1004A SOLARIS: A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-Masked, Controlled Trial to Establish the Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreous Administration of Fovista (Anti PDGF-B Pegylated Aptamer) Administered in Combination with Either Avastin or Eylea Monotherapy in Subjects with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2014-2017.

Thrombogenics Protocol TG-MV-018 ORBIT: Ocriplasmin Research to Better Inform Treatment A Phase 4 Trial Evaluating the Clinical Outcomes and Safety in Patients Receiving Jetrea for the Treatment of Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion.  Site Principal Investigator 2014-2016.

Thrombogenics Protocol TG-MV-022 OZONE: A Retrospective Review of Patients Treated with Ocriplasmin for Symptomatic VMA Retrospective Observational Trial.  Site Principal Investigator 2015-2016.

Genentech/Roche Protocol GX29185 SPECTRI: A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Lampalizumab Administered Intravitreally to Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Site Principal Investigator 2015-2018.

River Vision DME 01RV Phase 1, Open-Label Safety and Pharmacodynamic Study of RV001, an Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Receptor (IGF-1R) Antagonist, Administered by Intravenous Infusion in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site principal Investigator 2015-2016.

Allergan Protocol 190342-038 BEACON: A Phase 2 Study Assessing the Safety and Efficacy of Brimonidine Intravitreal Implant in Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2015-2018.

Allergan Protocol 150998-005 CEDAR: A Phase 3 Study Assessing the Safety and Efficacy of Abicipar Pegol in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2015-2019.

Alcon Protocol RTH-258-C001 HAWK: A Double-Masked, Multicenter, Three-Arm Phase 3 Study Comparing the Efficacy of RTH-258 Versus Aflibercept in Subjects with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2015-2019.

Genentech/Roche Protocol GX29176 CHROMA: A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Lampalizumab Administered Intravitreally to Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2016-2018.

Alimera Protocol M-01-15-004 PALADIN: A Phase 4 Safety Study of IOP Signals in Patients Treated with ILUVEIN (Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant).  Site Principal Investigator 2016-2018.

Genentech/Roche Protocol BP29647 AVENUE: A Proof-of-Concept Study of RG7716 in Participants with Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2015-2017.

Genentech/Roche Protocol BP30099 BOULEVARD: A Phase 2 Study of RO6867461 in Participants with Center-Involving Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2016-2018.

Allergan Protocol 150998-006 SEQUOIA: A Phase 3 Study Assessing the Safety and Efficacy of Abicipar Pegol in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Sub-Investigator 2016-2019.

Genentech Protocol GX28228 LADDER: A Phase 2 Study of the Efficacy and Safety of the Ranibizumab Prt Delivery System for Sustained Delivery of Ranibizumab in Patient with Subfoveal Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2016-2019.

Genentech Protocol GX30191 OMASPECT: Long-Term Safety of Lampalizumab Intravitreal (ITV) Injections in Participants with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2016-2018.

Genentech/Roche Protocol CR39521 STAIRWAY: A Phase 2 Study of Simultaneous Blockade of Angiopoietin-2 and VEGF-A with the Bispecfic Antibody RO6867461(RG7716) for Extended Durability in the Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2016-2019.

Clearside CLS1003-301 SAPPHIRE: A Phase 2 Study of Suprachoroidal Injection of Triamcinolone Acetonide with IVT Aflibercept in Subjects with Macular Edema Following RVO.  Site Co-Principal Investigator 2017-2019.

Clearside CLS-1003-302 TOPAZ: A Randomized, Masked, Controlled Trial to Study the Safety and Efficacy of Suprachoroidal CLS-TA in Combination with Intravitreal an Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Agent in Subjects with Retinal Vein Occlusion.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-2018.

Opthea OPT-302-1002: A Dose-Ranging Study of Intravitreal OPT-302 in Combination with Ranibizumab, Compared with Ranibizumab alone, in Participants with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2017-2019.

Opthea OPT-302-1003: Phase 1b/2a Study Of OPT-302 in Combination with Aflibercept for Persistent Central-Involved Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-2019.

Allergan MAPLE: Evaluation of Abicipar Pegol in Patient with Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-2019.

Genentech GR40549 PORTAL: A Multicenter, Open-Label Extension Study to Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Tolerability of the Port Delivery System with Ranibizumab in Patient with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-Present.

Genentech GR40548 ARCHWAY: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Visual Assessor Masked, Active-Comparator Study of the Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics of the Port Delivery System with Ranibizumab in Patients with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-2020.

Genentech GR40398 RHINE: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Active, Comparator-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of RO6867461 in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema. Site Principal Investigator 2018-Present.

Chengdu KHB-1801 PANDA: A Multicenter, Double-Masked, Randomized, Dose-Ranging Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Conbercept Intravitreal Injection in Subjects with Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-Present.

Mylan MYL-1701P-3001 INSIGHT: A Multi Center, Randomized, Double-Masked, Active-Controlled, Comparative Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MYL-1701P and Eylea in Subjects with Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-Present.

Genentech GR40306 TENAYA: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Active Comparator-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Faricimab in Patients with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Santen 010906IN LUMINA: A Phase III, Multicenter, Sham-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Masked Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Intravitreal Injections of 440 μg DE-109 for the Treatment of Active, Non-Infectious Uveitis of the Posterior Segment of the Eye.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Kodiak KSI-CL-101: A Phase 1/1b Open Label, Multi-Center Exploratory Study to Investigate the Bioactivity, Ocular and Systemic Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics following Single and Multiple Intravitreal Administrations of KSI-301 in Subjects with Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Macular Edema, and Retinal Vein Occlusion.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Ionis 696844-CS5 GOLDEN: A Phase 2, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Masked Study to Assess Safety and Efficacy of Multiple Doses of IONIS-FB-LRX, an Antisense Inhibitor of Complement Factor B, in Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration,  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Genentech GR40973 GALLEGO: A Phase II, Multicenter, Randomized, Single-Masked, Sham−Controlled Study to Assess Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Intravitreal Injections of FHTR2163 in Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Genentech BP40899 DOVETAIL: A Multi-Center, Non-Randomized, Open-Label, Multiple Ascending Dose Study to Investigate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of RO7200220 in Monotherapy and in Combination with Ranibizumab following Intravitreal Administration in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

NGM621 Clinical Study Protocol 18-0501: A Phase 1, Multicenter, Open-Label, Single-Dose and Multiple-Dose Escalation Study of the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of Intravitreal Injections of NGM621 in Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-2020.

Kodiak KSI-CL-102: A Phase 2, Prospective, Randomized, Double-masked, Active Comparator Controlled, Multi-center Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Repeated Intravitreal Administration of KSI-301 in Subjects with Neovascular (Wet) Age-related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Novartis CRTH258C2305 KINGFISHER: A 12-Month, 2-Arm, Randomized, Double-Masked, Multicenter Phase III Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Brolucizumab every 4 weeks versus Aflibercept every 4 weeks in Adult Patients with Visual Impairment due to Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Novartis CRTH258C2302 RAVEN: An Eighteen-Month, Two-Arm, Randomized, Double-Masked, Multi-center, Phase III Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Brolucizumab versus Aflibercept in Adult Patients with Visual Impairment due to Macular Edema secondary to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Novartis CRTH258C2301 RAPTOR: An Eighteen-Month, Two-Arm, Randomized, Double-Masked, Multi-center, Phase III Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Brolucizumab versus Aflibercept in Adult Patients with Visual Impairment due to Macular Edema secondary to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion.  SIte Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Gyroscope Therapeutics GTSCOPE: A Study of Disease Progression in Genetically Defined Subjects with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Genentech GR40550 PAGODA: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Visual Assessor-Masked, Active Comparator Study of the Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics of the Port Delivery System with Ranibizumab in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Novartis CRTH258AUS04 MERLIN: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Phase IIIa Study to Assess Safety and Efficacy of Brolucizumab Compared to Aflibercept in Patients with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration with Persistent Retinal Fluid.  Site Principal Investigator 2018-Present.

Kodiak KSI-CL-102 DAZZLE: A Phase 2, Prospective, Randomized, Double-masked, Active Comparator Controlled, Multi-center Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Repeated Intravitreal Administration of KSI-301 in Subjects with Neovascular (Wet) Age-related Macular Degeneration. Site Principal Investigator 2019-Present.

Iveric Bio ISEE2008: A Phase 3 Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled Clinical Trial to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreal Administration of Zimura™ (Complement C5 Inhibitor) in Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

Alkahest ALK4290-205: A Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled, Dose Ranging Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Oral AKST4290 with Loading Doses of Aflibercept in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

Genentech BP41321 CANBERRA: A Randomized, Double-Masked 48-Week, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled, Proof-of-Concept Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of RG7774 in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 or Type 2 with Treatment-naïve Diabetic Retinopathy.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

Gyroscope GT005-02 EXPLORE: A Phase 2, Outcomes Assessor-Masked, Multicentre, Randomised Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Two Doses of GT005 Administered as a Single Subretinal Injection in Subjects With Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

Bayer 20968 PULSAR: A Randomized, Double-Masked, Active-Controlled, Phase 3 Study of the Efficacy and Safety of High Dose Aflibercept in Patients with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

IVERIC Bio ISEE2008 GATHER2: A Phase 3 Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled Clinical Trial to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreal Administration of Zimura™ (Complement C5 Inhibitor) in Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

NGM NGM621-GA-201 CATALINA: A Phase 2 Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreal Injections of NGM621 in Subjects with Geographic Atrophy (GA) Secondary to Age-Related Macular.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present

GEMINI GEM-CL-10302: A Multicenter, Open-label, Multiple Dose Study in Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacodynamics, and Immunogenicity of Repeat Intravitreal Injections of GEM103.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present

DETeR: Investigator Initiated Study of the Effect on Pain and Inflammation with DEXTENZA Treatment in Patients Undergoing Routine Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections. Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

Genentech-Roche GR41987 RHONE-X: A Multicenter, Open-Label Extension Study to Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Tolerability of Faricimab in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present

Regeneron VGFTe-HD-DME-1934 PHOTON: A Randomized, Double-Masked, Active-Controlled Phase 2/3 Study of the Efficacy and Safety of High-Dose Aflibercept in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

Genentech-Roche BP41670:  A Two-Part, Phase I Study to Investigate the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of RO7250284 following Intravitreal Administration of Unmasked Multiple Ascending Doses and Masked Sustained Delivery from the Port Delivery System in Patients with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

AsclepiX AXT107-CS101 CONGO: A Phase 1/2a Study of the Safety and Bioactivity of AXT107 in Subjects with Diabetic Macular Edema.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

AsclepiX AXT107-CS102 SHASTA: A Phase 1/2a Study of the Safety and Bioactivity of AXT107 in Subjects with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present.

AsclepiX AXT 107-CS103 JASPER: A Phase 1/2a Study of the Safety and Bioactivity of AXT107 in Subjects with with Macular Edema due to Retinal Vein Occlusion.  Site Principal Investigator 2020-Present

Genentech-Roche GR42558 GALLAGOLE: A Multicenter, Open-Label Extension Study to Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Tolerability of Intravitreal Injections of FHTR2163 in Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Site Principal Investigator 2021-Present.

Steering Committees

US National Executive Committee for Faricimab, Genentech, 2018-Present
Ozanimod Multiple Sclerosis/Irritable Bowel Disease Macular Edema Review Panel Steve Gross, Tariq Bhatti, Andrew Lee 2018-2020
Market Access Steering Committee, Regeneron, 2017-Present
IVERIC Bio Steering Committee, 2020-Present

Miscellaneous

Eichenbaum D, Goldstein B. Development of a novel intraocular foreign body basket, and design of prototype instruments. 2003-2005.

Eichenbaum D. Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (IPCV). Opencourseware. New England Eye Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 2006. Accessed 27 March 2017.

Additional Community and Professional Service

Partner for Community Eyecare with Lions Club of Tampa Bay, providing pro bono care to diabetics from the Clearwater Free Clinic, 2019-Present

ASRS Annual Meeting Abstract Reviewer, 2018-Present

Honorary Medical Chair, Foundation Fighting Blindness Vision Walk Tampa Bay, 2013

Associate Editor, British Journal of Ophthalmology, 2013-Present

Radio Reading Service for the Visually Impaired  –  WUSF 89.7 FM Tampa, Florida, 2003-2005

Professional Associations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
Vit-Buckle Society
Club Vit
Florida Society of Ophthalmology
Tampa Bay Ophthalmic Society