C. Gustavo De Moraes, MD, PhD, MPH

Ophthalmology
Specialties
Ophthalmology, more

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CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

622 W 168th Street
Vanderbilt Clinic Building, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10032
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About C. Gustavo De Moraes, MD, PhD, MPH


Dr. C. Gustavo De Moraes is an Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the Columbia University Medical Center and Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He sees patients with or at risk of developing glaucoma. His primary research interests are in novel techniques for glaucoma diagnosis, detection of progression, and treatment. Based on his research, Dr. De Moraes has been ranked among the top 10 glaucoma experts in the world, as cited at Expertscape.com.


Dr. De Moraes completed a glaucoma fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEEI), later directing the Glaucoma Research Unit at the Einhorn Clinical Research Center of the NYEEI. He was also a Research Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University (NYU).


Dr. De Moraes is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), American Glaucoma Society (AGS), New York Glaucoma Society (NYGS), Ophthalmic Laser and Imaging Society (OLIS). He is past chair of the Associate Advisory Board of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA), and Education Committee of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO). Dr. De Moraes is the current Associate Editor for the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences (IOVS), and co-chair of Glaucoma Progression Scholas (GPS).


He has published over 250 articles in peer-reviewed journals and serves as a reviewer of the editorial boards of some journals with highest impact factor in the field of Ophthalmology. He has authored/ co-authored 5 book chapters in Ophthalmology and Glaucoma, as well as the Consensus on Medical Treatment and Consensus on Glaucoma Progression of the WGA.


Dr. De Moraes has twice received the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Achievement Award. His clinical research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB).


To view a full listing of Dr. DeMoraes' publications, click here.


Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Clinical Research Trials
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma Laser Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Visual Fields

Education

  • Fellowship: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Residency: University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Medicine (Brazil)
  • Fellowship: University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Medicine (Brazil)

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at CUIMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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