Thomas Samuelson, MD

Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, specializes in glaucoma and anterior segment surgery. He completed medical school at the University of Minnesota, residency at the University of South Florida, and fellowship training at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Following fellowship, Dr. Samuelson immediately joined the practice of Richard L. Lindstrom in Minneapolis, which later became Minnesota Eye Consultants; Dr. Samuelson a founding partner. He also is Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota and is co-director of the glaucoma service at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Dr. Samuelson is past President of the International Society of Spaeth/Wills Glaucoma Fellows Society. He has also served on the Executive Boards of the American Glaucoma Society and ASCRS and is the ASCRS Vice President. Dr. Samuelson has received the Junior and Senior Achievement Awards from the AAO as well as the 2015 AAO Secretariat Award for contributions to the annual meeting. Dr. Samuelson has been an active participant in ORBIS with recent trips to Indonesia and Mongolia. He has been actively involved in research concerning canal-based MIGS surgery as well as other novel surgical procedures, especially coincident with cataract surgery. He is the glaucoma section editor of Ocular Surgery News; a section editor for the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery; and serves on the editorial board of numerous publications.