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Edgar Espana, MD

Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OPHTHALMOLOGY

Assistant Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OPHTHALMOLOGY

Assistant Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PATHOLOGY & CELL BIOLOGY

Assistant Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

Assistant Professor, Pathology

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Contacts
Email: eespana@health.usf.edu
Office: MDO, 1063
Mailing address USF Eye Institue 12901 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33612
 
Education
  • MD, Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia - 1996.
 
 
Research Summary

Separation of Descemet's membrane from stroma. Endothelial maturation. Expansion of corneal stem cells. Clinical uses and biological properties of human amniotic membrane. DSAEK (Posterior endothelial corneal transplantation).

 


Selected Publications

Positions Held

Memberships
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (Ophthalmologist, 2005 - Present)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (Member, 2001 - Present)


Awards/Honors
  • William C Edwards Excellence in Teaching Award (Ophthalmology Residents - 2012)
  • ARVO/Alcon Early Career Clinician Scientist Research Awards (ARVO - 2012)



Profile last modified on 01/05/2015