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Charles Medert

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentOphthalmology and Visual Science
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    C. Maxwell Medert, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma and advanced anterior segment surgery. Dr. Medert cares for patients with all forms of glaucoma and offers the full suite of glaucoma laser and surgical procedures. Along with his expertise in glaucoma, Dr. Medert also has experience treating cataracts and complex anterior segment surgical dilemmas, including intraocular lens (IOL) repositioning, IOL exchange and pupilloplasty procedures.

    In conjunction with his clinical practice, Dr. Medert uses research to investigate and evaluate a wide range of issues in ophthalmology. His work has been published in Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Glaucoma and the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Additionally, he has presented at annual meetings for the American Glaucoma Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, amongst others.

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    Medical Education, Emory University School of MedicineM.D.
    Internship, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
    Ophthalmology Residency, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis
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    Bucksbaum Institute Associate Junior Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago

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    1. Medert CM, Sun CQ, Vanner E, Parrish RK, Wellik SR. The influence of etiology on surgical outcomes in neovascular glaucoma. BMC Ophthalmol. 2021 Dec 20; 21(1):440. PMID: 34930191.
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    2. Swaminathan SS, Kunkler AL, Quan AV, Medert CM, Vanner EA, Feuer W, Chang TC. Rates of RNFL Thinning in Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Glaucoma Receiving Unilateral Intravitreal Injections for Exudative AMD. Am J Ophthalmol. 2021 06; 226:206-216. PMID: 33359714.
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    3. Al-Khersan H, Lazzarini TA, Kunkler AL, Laura DM, Fan KC, Zhang L, Redick DW, Salazar H, Medert CM, Patel NA. Ocular trauma secondary to exercise resistance bands during the COVID-19 pandemic. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 Apr; 42:217-220. PMID: 33317864.
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    4. Sengillo JD, Kunkler AL, Medert C, Fowler B, Shoji M, Pirakitikulr N, Patel N, Yannuzzi NA, Verkade AJ, Miller D, Sliney DH, Parel JM, Amescua G. UV-Photokeratitis Associated with Germicidal Lamps Purchased during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2021 Jan 02; 29(1):76-80. PMID: 33215961.
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    5. Medert CM, Cavuoto KM, Vanner EA, Grajewski AL, Chang TC. Risk Factors for Glaucoma Drainage Device Failure and Complication in the Pediatric Population. Ophthalmol Glaucoma. 2021 Jan-Feb; 4(1):63-70. PMID: 32707177.
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    6. Sun CQ, Medert CM, Chang TC. Idiopathic elevated episcleral venous pressure in a teenager. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2020 Jun; 18:100712. PMID: 32322757.
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    7. Maa AY, McCord S, Lu X, Janjua R, Howell AV, Hunt KJ, Medert CM, Giangiacomo A, Lynch MG. The Impact of OCT on Diagnostic Accuracy of the Technology-Based Eye Care Services Protocol: Part II of the Technology-Based Eye Care Services Compare Trial. Ophthalmology. 2020 04; 127(4):544-549. PMID: 31791664.
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    8. Maa AY, Medert CM, Lu X, Janjua R, Howell AV, Hunt KJ, McCord S, Giangiacomo A, Lynch MG. Diagnostic Accuracy of Technology-based Eye Care Services: The Technology-based Eye Care Services Compare Trial Part I. Ophthalmology. 2020 01; 127(1):38-44. PMID: 31522900.
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    9. Kennedy DJ, Khalaf FK, Sheehy B, Weber ME, Agatisa-Boyle B, Conic J, Hauser K, Medert CM, Westfall K, Bucur P, Fedorova OV, Bagrov AY, Tang WHW. Telocinobufagin, a Novel Cardiotonic Steroid, Promotes Renal Fibrosis via Na?/K?-ATPase Profibrotic Signaling Pathways. Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Aug 29; 19(9). PMID: 30158457.
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    10. Medert CM, Lynch MG, Maa AY. Detection of idiopathic intracranial hypertension, enabled by tele-ophthalmology. Can J Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun; 52(3):e117-e120. PMID: 28576223.
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    11. Maa AY, Wojciechowski B, Hunt KJ, Dismuke C, Shyu J, Janjua R, Lu X, Medert CM, Lynch MG. Early Experience with Technology-Based Eye Care Services (TECS): A Novel Ophthalmologic Telemedicine Initiative. Ophthalmology. 2017 04; 124(4):539-546. PMID: 28081944.
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    12. Kennedy DJ, Shrestha K, Sheehey B, Li XS, Guggilam A, Wu Y, Finucan M, Gabi A, Medert CM, Westfall K, Borowski A, Fedorova O, Bagrov AY, Tang WH. Elevated Plasma Marinobufagenin, An Endogenous Cardiotonic Steroid, Is Associated With Right Ventricular Dysfunction and Nitrative Stress in Heart Failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Nov; 8(6):1068-76. PMID: 26276886.
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    13. Lappin FM, Medert CM, Hawkins KK, Mardonovich S, Wu M, Moore RC. A polymorphic pseudoautosomal boundary in the Carica papaya sex chromosomes. Mol Genet Genomics. 2015 Aug; 290(4):1511-22. PMID: 25711306.
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