Richard Lindstrom

Minnesota Eye Consultants, USA


Richard Lindstrom, a holder of M.D. degree, is a recognized leader in cataract, corneal and refractive surgery. He completed his undergraduate, medical, residency, and corneal fellowship training in Minnesota. His added additional fellowship training is anterior segment surgery in Texas and glaucoma in Utah as a Heed Fellow. He served as a Professor of ophthalmology and a Harold G Schie Research Chair at the University of Minnesota before founding Minnesota Eye Consultants in 1979. He currently serves as an Attending Surgeon at the Minnesota Eye Consultants, an Adjunct Professor Emeritus of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, and an Associate Director of the Minnesota Lions Eye Bank. He is Past President of ASCRS, ISRS, IIIC, and IRSC. He is on the Board of ASCRS, ISRS, and EBAA. He has received multiple honors and given over 40 named lectures. He has been granted 36 patents. He has published over 350 peer-reviewed articles or book chapters and coedited several books. He consults widely for established and start-up ophthalmic companies. He serves as the Chief Medical Editor of Ocular Surgery News worldwide and on the Editorial Boards of JCRS, JRS, and Ophthalmic Surgery. He lectures widely and remains active in medical and surgical practice.

Biography Updated on 31 July 2011

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