Quad Cities Ophthalmologist ThucAnh Multerer, M.D.Conditions treated:

  • Medical and Surgical Management of Retina Conditions

Interests:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Vascular Disease
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Epiretinal Membranes/Macular Hole Repair

Location(s):

  • Bettendorf, IA

Hospitals and Surgery Center Affiliations:

  • Spring Park Surgery Center

Education:

  • 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

Certifications:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Publications:

  • 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.

Research:

  • 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

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Retina Specialists

Contact Us

Bettendorf
Outside Our Bettendorf Location

Main Office

777 Tanglefoot Lane
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

(563) 323-2020
Geneseo
Outside Our Geneseo Location

422 South State Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

(309) 944-8888
Muscatine Satellite
Outside Our Muscatine Satellite

Located in The Vision Center

1700 Park Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

(563) 263-2020
Rock Island
Outside Our Rock Island Office

Main Office

4731 45th Street Court
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

(309) 793-2020