- Medical and Surgical Management of Retina Conditions
- Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Vascular Disease
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinal Vein Occlusion
- Epiretinal Membranes/Macular Hole Repair
- Bettendorf, IA
Hospitals and Surgery Center Affiliations:
- Spring Park Surgery Center
- Fellowship: Illinois Retina Associates/ Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL
- Residency: Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
- Internship: Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA
- Medical School: Drexel College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
- Pharmacy School: University of Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
- American Board of Ophthalmology
- ThucAnh T. Ho, M.D. and Mathew W. MacCumber, M.D. “Intraocular Foreign Bodies,” Albert and Jakobiec’s Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology. In press.
- ThucAnh T. Ho, M.D. and Mathew W. MacCumber, M.D. “Update on Posterior Segment Emergencies,” Retinal Physician. 2006 Sept/ Oct; 3(5): 28-34.
- ThucAnh T. Ho, M.D., Richard Kaiser, M.D., William E. Benson, M.D. “Retinal Complications of Cataract Surgery”, Comprehensive Ophthalmology Update. 2006 Jan-Feb;7(1):1-10.
- Contributing author, The Wills Eye Manual. 4th ed. Philadelpiha, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2004: 344-348.
- Shields CL, Mashayekhi A, Ho TT, Cater J, Shields JS. Solitary congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium: clinical features and frequency of enlargement in 330 patients. Ophthalmology. 2003 Oct; 110 (10):1968-76.
- Ho TT, et al. Phenotypic rescue after adeno-associated virus-mediated delivery of 4-sulfatase B to the retinal pigment epithelium of feline mucopolysaccharidosis VI. The Journal of Gene Medicine. 2002 Nov-Dec; 4(6):613-621.
- Ho TT, et al. Phenotypic rescue after adeno-associated virus-mediated delivery of arylsulfatase B to the retinal pigment epithelium of feline mucopolysaccharidosis VI. IOVS. 2001 Mar; 42(4):S348.
- 01/02-02/03 – Characterizing congenital hypertrophy of retinal pigment epithelium lesions. Carol Shields, M.D., Oncology Service, Wills Eye Hospital
- 05/00-06/01 – Gene therapy for feline mucopolysaccharidosis VI, creation of a transgenic TIMP-3/ ApoE knock-out mouse model, DNA isolation from patients with hereditary retinal diseases. Jean Bennett, M.D., Ph.D., Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania. The first FDA-approved gene therapy came from the work in Jean Bennett’s lab!
- • 1993-1997 – Identifying the role of the ras oncogene in cell signal transduction. Suzanne K. Murphy, Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of Science in Philadelphia
Activities and Honors:
- 2000 Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation
- 1999 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, member
- 1998 Elsie S. L’Esperance Scholarship
- 1998 Emma Culbertson Scholarship
- 1997 Dr. Mary M. Harper Scholarship
- 1997 Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society, member
- 1996 American Medical Association, member
- 1996 Became first student to complete the 5 year BS in pharmacy program in 3 ½ years at PCPS
- 1996 Johnson and Johnson Award for the Highest Grade in Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
- 1996 McKesson Drug Company Award for Proficiency in the Pharmacotherapeutics Course
- 1996 Eli Lilly Achievement Award for a Graduate Demonstrating Superior Achievement in the Professional Curriculum, Leadership Qualities, and Professional Attitude
- 1993 Rho Chi Honor Society, member
- American Society of Retina Specialists