Imtiaz Chaudhry

Houston Methodist

Dr. Chaudhry received his MD and PhD degrees from The University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City. He completed his Internship in Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and a Residency in Ophthalmology at the prestigious Yale Eye Center, Yale University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Subsequently, he completed his Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 2000. Over the past two decades, Dr. Chaudhry has acquired enormous skills in patient care, surgical management of complicated patients, research, teaching and leadership in the field of Ophthalmology. He has enjoyed further expertise in his field by travelling overseas, interacting and teaching other doctors about his advanced techniques of treating many conditions in the field of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Over these years, his patients have included ambassadors, foreign diplomats and heads of states. During this time, Dr. Chaudhry has helped in training over 70 Ophthalmology residents and 12 Fellows in Oculoplastic Surgery. He has made his presentations in the domestic as well as overseas meetings in the field of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has taught courses at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and World Ophthalmology Congress. Because of his contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology honored him with the prestigious 'Achievement Award” in 2008. This award honors physicians that exemplify academic success, a high standard of patient care, and surgical expertise.

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Since ocular infections are one of the most frequent occurrences in ophthalmology, the treatment for these infections must be fast, precise and effective. In order to address this goal, it is important to identify and characterize the culprit microorganisms involved in the pathogenesis of ocular infections. Clinical diagnosis of ocular infections can be confirmed by several techniques based on microbiological test of ocular samples. Some of these techniques include classic microbiological testing in which it is necessary to isolate microorganisms to characterize them by biochemical analysis which require significant resources and timing.

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