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Stanley Chang

The Power List 2018

Stanley Chang

Former Edward S. Harkness Professor and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and K.K. Tse and Ku Teh Ying Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

Stanley is a specialist in vitreoretinal disorders and surgery and has pioneered many of the surgical techniques currently used in this field. He says he has been inspired by the amazing mentors throughout his career.

What have been your career highlights?

“Seeing something developed in my lab become used routinely by all vitreoretinal surgeons.”

The future of retinal surgery?

“Improved recovery of vision after retinal detachment repair, gene therapy and stem cell treatments.”

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