The organization we are featuring is Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the featured personality is Dr. Gunter K. von Noorden, M.D.
Gunter K. von Noorden, M.D
Gunter K. von Noorden, M.D., has been one of the pre-eminent leaders in ophthalmology and strabismus surgery for the past forty years.
completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Iowa
in 1960 and fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of TÃ¼bingen Eye Clinic
Dr. von Noorden
returned to Iowa City in 1961, first as Special Fellow, then as Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology.
He was on faculty at the Wilmer Eye Institute from 1963 to 1972, where he achieved the rank of full professor.
Dr. von Noorden was Professor and Director of the Ocular Motility Service at the Baylor College of Medicine from 1973 to 1995.
He is currently Emeritus Professor at Baylor and Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Southern Florida, Tampa.
Dr. von Noorden is charter member and former president of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology (AAPOS), the International Strabismological Association (ISA), and the American Orthoptic Council, as well as a former president of the American Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
has published 310 scientific papers and is the author of four books, including Ocular Motility and Binocular Vision
Theory and Management of Strabismus, the gold standard text for ocular motility disorders for the past 30 years.
Dr. von Noorden
has presented 21 named lectures in the United States and abroad and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Franceschetti Prize
, the Proctor Award, the Bowman Medal, and the Jackson Memorial Lecture Award from the AAO.