Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD

Felipe A. Medeiros, M.D., Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and the Joseph AC Wadsworth Endowed Chair at Duke University. He is also Vice-Chair for Technology and the Director of the Clinical Research Unit, where he leads clinical research efforts in the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Medeiros’ research has been focused on the development of innovative methods and technologies for early diagnosis, detection of glaucoma progression, and management of the disease, as well as investigation of functional impairment and quality of life. His laboratory has pioneered the use of technologies such as virtual reality to investigate functional outcomes in ophthalmology. More recently, his work has focused on how artificial intelligence can improve screening, diagnosis and monitoring of glaucoma. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 6 books in ophthalmology. His publications have received over 16,000 citations, for an h-index of 74. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and through many other public and private institutions. Dr. Medeiros has been the recipient of several international awards, including the Cogan Award from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the World Glaucoma Association Research Award, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Senior Achievement Award, American Glaucoma Society Clinician-Scientist and Mid-Career Awards, among others. He serves as the Chair of the American Glaucoma Society (AGS) Program Committee.