Siamak Ansari-Shahrezaei, a holder of the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, is an Associate Professor of ophthalmology and the Head of the Medical Retina Unit at the Academic Teaching Hospital, Rudolf Foundation, Vienna, Austria. He earned his M.D. degree from the Medical University of Vienna and received the VFWF Award from Medical University of Vienna for outstanding doctoral thesis research work in ophthalmology. Upon attending the medical retina service at the Medical University of Vienna as a Research Fellow, Ansari-Shahrezaei completed his ophthalmology residency at the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical University of Vienna. He also completed an advanced observership program in medical retina at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK. His research interests focus on acute and chronic diseases of the macula including macular degeneration and central serous chorioretinopathy, and he is actively involved in pivotal clinical trials of novel treatments for retinal diseases. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles in top JIF-Rankes ophthalmic journals and serves as a Scientific Reviewer for major ophthalmology journals. Ansari-Shahrezaei is a Member of numerous medical organizations including the Austrian Ophthalmic Society, European Society of Retinology, and Viennese Ophthalmological Society. In addition, Ansari-Shahrezaei had been elected to the Austrian Retinal Diseases Committee and is on the Editorial Board of Spektrum der Augenheilkunde, the official Journal of the Austrian Ophthalmic Society.
Biography Updated on 8 April 2014