C. Stephen Foster

Harvard Medical School

C. Stephen Foster, MD, FAC., FACR, is the Founder and President of the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute and the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation. He is also a Professor of Ophthalmology, part-time, and an Adjunct Professor of Allergy and Immunology, Harvard Medical School; a surgeon in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; and a Clinical Associate in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Foster received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Award in 1983, the Research to Prevent Blindness Senior Scientific Investigator Award in 1995, and the Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology in 2005. He also received a lifetime achievement award from the Academy of Ophthalmology in 2007. In 2016, he was named as one of America’s top doctors in ophthalmology for the 15th consecutive year.