The Power List 2017
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford University Medical CENTER, STANFORD, CA,USA
After completing his residency at Kellogg Eye Center, Schachar moved to Stanford University, and is affiliated with multiple hospitals, including Stanford Hospital and Clinics and VA Palo Alto Hospital. Already working with at the cutting edge of imaging and surgical technology, Schachar’s clinical and research work has already involved some of the biggest names in ophthalmology. His research interests include (but aren’t limited to) AMD and retinopathy of prematurity – and he is a committed innovator in the retina space, with his name already on many ophthalmic patents.
One nominator said: “Ira Schachar is perhaps the most innovative person in the field of ophthalmology. With outside the box thinking, he has created several uniquely innovative projects leading to successful start-ups in the field of ophthalmic innovation. He is devoted to resident education.