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Alana L. Grajewski, M.D.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Opens Samuel & Ethel Balkan Pediatric Glaucoma Center

January 26, 2017

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, has opened the Samuel & Ethel Balkan International Pediatric Glaucoma Center, the world’s first integrated services center dedicated to helping infants and children with glaucoma, a blinding condition associated with high pressure within the eye that damages the optic nerve that carries signals from the eye to the brain.

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Harry W. Flynn, M.D.

Bascom Palmer’s Dr. Harry W. Flynn Receives Prestigious Schepens Award

January 25, 2017

Harry W. Flynn, Jr., M.D., professor of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, was awarded the prestigious Charles L. Schepens, M.D. Award at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Chicago. The award and gold medal are presented each year to recognize a leader in the field of vitreoretinal surgery.

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The Lennar Foundation Medical Center.

Join Us for a Community Event at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center This Sunday

January 24, 2017

The University of Miami Health System is hosting a community-wide grand opening celebration at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center on the Coral Gables campus this Sunday, January 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to bring their family and friends to see UHealth’s spectacular new home for the health care of the future.

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Steven J.Gedde, M.D.

Bascom Palmer’s Dr. Steven J. Gedde Receives Prestigious Award

January 10, 2017

Steven J. Gedde, M.D., professor of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, received the 2016 Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Chicago. The award recognizes and celebrates an outstanding residency program director in ophthalmology.

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