Dr. Robin D. Ross, MD, MPH, CPH, Ophthalmologist
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Dr. Robin D. Ross, MD, MPH, CPH

Ophthalmologist

5/5(1)
4835 E Cactus Rd Suite 105 Scottsdale AZ, 85254
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5/5

About

Dr. Robin Ross is an ophthalmologist practicing in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Ross specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Ross can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Ross can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.

Education and Training

Weill Cornell Medical College MD 1990

Stanford University BA 1985

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School MPH 2016

University of Michigan Mott Internship 1991

Univ of Iowa Ophthalmology Residency 1995

William Beaumont Hospital ARC Vitreoretinal Fellowship 1997

Board Certification

OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO

Provider Details

Female English
Dr. Robin D. Ross, MD, MPH, CPH
Dr. Robin D. Ross, MD, MPH, CPH's Expert Contributions
  • Understanding Diabetic Eye Disease - By Robin Ross, MD, MPH, CPH

    What is diabetic eye disease? Diabetic eye disease is a group of disease that are mainly associated with people who have diabetes, including type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Some of these eye conditions are diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema (DME), glaucoma, and cataracts. A...

  • Meet Dr. Robin Ross

    Robin Ross, MD, MPH, CPH is a Retina Specialist and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) with The Global Retina Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.Dr. Ross is board certified in Ophthalmology and has specialized in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery for the last two decades. Examples of common vitreoretinal...

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    Our patients think of "laser" as high tech. There are many different kinds and types of laser.My first car at age 16 was a very used Volkswagon beetle that I bought secondhand for $1500 before college. I spent the summer sanding rust and using bondo for holes before I paid $99 for a special paint...

Areas of expertise and specialization

Navigated laser treatment utilizing new Navilas OD-OSLaser of retinal holes, tears and lattice degenerationLaser floater treatmentDiabetic retinopathy managementWide angle retinal imaging and photographyUltrasound biomicroscopy

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Director of Global Health Outreach University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix 2017 - 2018
  • Director of Medical Education Ophthalmology University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix 2018 - 2018

Awards

  • Fulbright Specialist Award 2017 World Learning 

Treatments

  • Cataracts
  • Diabetes
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Tear
  • Macular Hole
  • Uveitis
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Professional Memberships

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology  
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology  
  • American Society of Ret  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Red Rover Ventures

Fellowships

  • Oakland University (Research) (Vitreoretinal Surgical)

Articles and Publications

  • Matthews GP, Ross RD, Iwamoto T, Gershbein A, Sparrow Jr, Chang S. Electrophysiological and Histological Evaluation of Retinal Tolerance to Short-term Intravitreal Perfluoro-ethylcyclohexane Liquid.
  • Chang S, Sparrow JR, Iwamoto T, Gershbein A, Ross RD, Ortiz R. Experimental Studies of Tolerance To Intravitreal Perfluoro-n-octane Liquid. Retina 1991; 11(4):367- 374
  • Sparrow JR, Matthews GP, Iwamoto T, Ross RD, Gershbein A, Chang S. Retinal Tolerance to Intravitreal Perfluoroethylcyclohexane Liquid In The Rabbit. Retina 1993; 13(1): 56- 62.
  • Boone DE, Boldt HC, Ross RD, Kimura A, Folk JC. The Use Of Tissue Plasminogen Activator In The Treatment Of Subretinal Hemorrhage In The Pig Model. Retina 1996:16(6), 518-524.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Dr Ross always wanted to help people. In 1989 she had the opportunity to got to India with a Scudder Fellowship. That is where she first gained exposure to \'eye camps\' which inspired her to specialize in ophthalmology.

Areas of research

  • Dr Ross recently opened up the Institute to help patients both locally and globally with their retina and ophthalmology issues. She specializes in vitreoretinal diseases. She has a true passion for helping patients overseas including Brazil, Ghana, Kenya, Nicaragua, Cambodia, and other countries in need. She is the go-to for those seeking a second opinion or advice on where to seek additional eye care. Dr Ross is heavily involved in clinical research projects with the University of Arizona.

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Dr Ross is the Director of Global Health Outreach at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix and is currently involved in the PREVAIL Project which brings first year medical students to Liberia. Dr Ross herself has been to West Africa 17 times in the past three years.

Areas of research

Virtual Reality Ophthalmic Simulation--development of a global health module for teaching

Ebola related Uveitis-PREVAIL clinical research in Liberia

Integration of ophthalmology into medical school curriculum

Dr. Robin D. Ross, MD, MPH, CPH's Practice location

Global Retina Institute

4835 E Cactus Rd Suite 105 -
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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New patients: 480-534-8080
www.globalretinainstitute.com/

4835 E CACTUS RD STE 105 -
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85254
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New patients: 480-534-8080
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Dr. Robin D. Ross, MD, MPH, CPH has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 1 patient. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Ophthalmologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
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    Dr. Ross was very attentive and patient. I am thrilled to have finally found a doctor I can trust!

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