Rona Silkiss, MD, FACS

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BACKGROUND:  Dr. Silkiss, a pre-eminent oculo-facial plastic surgeon in the San Francisco Bay area provides her medical expertise  and surgical skills to patients in and around Sonoma County through her association with North Bay Eye Associates. Patients in and around Sonoma County no longer need to travel to her San Francisco office for evaluation and surgery as she is available for consultation and surgery at the North Bay Eye Associates offices and state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center located in Santa Rosa.

Dr. Silkiss specializes in eyelid and facial rejuvenation and provides reconstructive surgery for people with age-related eyelid conditions. These include drooping eyelids (ptosis), eyelid malposition (entropion, ectropion), and eyelash abnormalities. She has a special interest in treating peri-orbital tumors, traumatic lid and orbital injuries,congenital abnormalities, thyroid eye disease, tearing problems, and blinking difficulties (blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm).

Dr. Silkiss completed her residency in Ophthalmology and fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA and currently serves as Chief of the Division of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

Dr. Silkiss is a highly skilled and respected surgeon who has been performing meticulous functional and cosmetic surgery, for over two decades, with excellent patient outcomes, . North Bay Eye feels fortunate to have her as part of its excellent staff of Doctor's and Surgeon's providing comprehensive ophthalmic care services for patients in the North Bay area.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE:   RONA Z. SILKISS, M.D., FACS LICENSURE: State of California, 1981, #G45822 State of New York, 1982, #149831 EDUCATION 1971-1974 Bronx High School of Science 1974-1976 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. B.S 1976-1980 Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL. M.D. 1980-1981 Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Pediatric Intern 1981-1982 Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Pediatric, PL-2 1982-1983 The New York Hospital, New York, New York. Pediatric, PL-3 1983-1984 The Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Ophthalmology, PL-2 1984-1985 The Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Ophthalmology, PL-3 1985-1986 The Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Ophthalmology, PL-4 1986-1987 The Jules Stein Eye Institute/Henry I. Baylis, M.D. Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery

CERTIFICATION:   Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1981 Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics, 1985 Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1987 Fellow, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 1988 Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1990 Fellow, American College of Cosmetic Surgeons, 1999

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS:   Chief, Division of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center 2000-present Teaching Faculty, California Pacific Medical Center, 1988-present Lecturer, Jules Stein Eye Institute Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, Berkeley Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, SF 1997- 2005 Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, SF 2006-present PROFESSIONAL

APPOINTMENTS:   Board of Directors, California Academy of Ophthalmology, 1997-2007 Assistant Vice President of Public Information, California Academy of Ophthalmology, 1997-1998 Assistant Vice President of Insurance Affairs, California Academy of Ophthalmology, 2001-2007 President, East Bay Ophthalmology Society, 1993-1995 Education Committee, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1995-present Councilor, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Alternate Councilor, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1999-2004 Nominating Committee Subspecialty Section, American Academy of Ophthalmology Council, 2008, 2009 Advocacy Committee, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2006, 2007 Awards Committee, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2005, 2006, 2007 Co-chair, CAR Section, Midyear Forum, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007 Co-chair, Pacific Northwest Section, Midyear Forum, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007 Co-chair. Pacific Northwest Section, Fall Council Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007 Media Consultant, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006-present Specialty Physician Advisor, California Advantage Admissions Committee, Northwestern University Medical School, 1988-present Advisory Board, California Society of Cosmetic Surgeons SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD Raven Biotherapeutics, South San Francisco, 2006, 2007, 2008 Myoscience, South San Francisco, 2008, 2009 REVIEWER The Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery Abstracts Reviewer, Aesthetic Section, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 Abstracts Reviewer, Reconstructive Section, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008, 2009, 2010 HONORS Arista Honor Society Salutatorian - Bronx High School of Science Governor's Citation for Excellence Alpha Lambda Delta, Honor Society Dean's List - Northwestern University Alpha Omega Alpha American Medical Women's Association Award Lange Award Parkinson's Disease Foundation Fellowship Merle Carson Prize for Pediatric Research Jules Stein Institute Research Award Robert Axelrod Memorial Lecturer, 1999 Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2003 Best Doctors in America- 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2010-2011 America's Top Ophthalmologists- 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 People's Choice Doctor- 2009, 2010 California Pacific Medical Center, Resident Recognition Award, 2010 MISSION SURGERY KENYA 1987 PAKISTAN 1989 CAMBODIA 1992 UZBEKISTAN 1993 - PROJECT ORBIS LITHUANIA 1999 - PROJECT ORBIS TIBET 2009 - TIBET VISION PROJECT PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES Alpha Omega Alpha American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology - Fellow American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Fellow American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery- Fellow American College of Surgeons – Fellow American Medical Association California Academy of Ophthalmology Women in Ophthalmology Association of Women Surgeons American Medical Women's Association California Medical Association Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association San Francisco Medical Association Santa Clara Medical Association PUBLICATIONS Human Fetal Adrenal Cell Responses to ACTH and Pituitary Extracts. Pediatric Research 15; 1543, 1981 (Abstract) Ocular Manifestation of Potter Syndrome (Abstract) American Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 1985 Crystalline Analysis of Normal and Cataractous Human Fetal, Neonatal and Pediatric Lenses - The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (Abstract, 1986) Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase and Aldolase Levels in Normal and Abnormal Human Lenses (Abstract ARVO, 1986) Silkiss, RZ, Baylis, HI, Autogenous Fat Grafting by Injection. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987; 3(2):71-75 Baylis, HI, Silkiss, RZ, A Structurally Oriented Approach to the Repair of Cicatricial Entropion. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987; 3(1):17-20 Silkiss, RZ, The Management of Traumatic Ptosis. Advances in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987; 7:149-55 Baylis, HI, Silkiss RZ, Jaeger Eyelid Plate from Pyrex Glass. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987; 3(1): 49 Silkiss RZ, Glasgow BJ, Baylis, HI, Revascularization Studies of an Opposing Eyelid Pedicle Flap. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1989; 5(1):110-117 Delayed Reconstruction of Injuries in the Orbital Region: Diagnostic and Surgical Consideration. In Bell, Modern Practice in Orthognathic and Reconstructive Surgery. Ed. Bell, Proffit & White. Pub., W.B. Saunders Co., 1991 Silkiss RZ, Carroll RP, Transconjunctival Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery. 1992; 23(4):288-91 Silkiss, RZ, Axelrod, RN, Iwach AG, Vassiliadis A, Hennings DR, Transcanalicular THC: YAG Dacryocystorhinostomy. Ophthalmic Surgery, 1992; 23(5):351-53 Silkiss, RZ, THC: YAG nasolacrimal duct recanalization Ophthalmic Surgery. 1993 Nov: 24(11):772-4. Craniofacial Anomalies. Focal Points. American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1992 Cosmetic Lower Blepharoplasty, Clinics of Maxillofacial Surgery, J.R. Lippincott, 2000 Botulinum Toxin, Highlights of Ophthalmology, Slack, 2009 Injectable Fillers, Highlights of Ophthalmology, Slack, 2009 Ptosis- Congenital and Acquired, Highlights of Ophthalmology, Slack, 2009 Cosmetic Blepharoplasty, Highlights of Ophthalmology, Slack, 2009 Silkiss, RZ, Eight-fold Path to Happiness for the Cosmetic Surgery Patient, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2006; 22(3):157-160 Pham, RT, Biesman, BS, Silkiss, RZ, Treatment of Trichiasis with the 810 nm Diode Laser: An Efficacy Study, Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, 2006 Nov; 22(6):445-447 Management of complications after insertion of the SmartPlugTM punctal plug: a study of 28 patient, Smart Plug Study Group Ophthalmology 2006 Oct; 113(10):1859-1862 McCracken, M, Khan, J, Silkiss, RZ., et al, Hyaluronic Acid Gel(Restylane) Filler for Facial Rhytids: Lessons Learned from American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Member Treatment of 286 Patients. Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, 2006; 22(3):188-191 Silkiss, RZ, Mudvari, SS, Shetlar, D Ophthalmic Presentation of Nasal Chondromesenchymal Hamartoma in an Infant, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2007 May-Jun;23(3):243-4 Ho VH, Chevez-Barrios P, Jorgensen JL, Silkiss RZ, Esmaeli B Receptor Expression in Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes and Implications for Targeted Therapy; Tissue Antigen 2007 Aug; 70(2):105-9. El-Fassi D, Clemmensen O, Nielsen CH, Silkiss RZ, Hegedus L, Evidence of Intrathyroidal B-lymphocyte Depletion after Rituximab Therapy in a Patient with Graves' Disease, J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Oct: 92(10)3762-3. Lauer, SA, Silkiss, RZ, McCormick, SA, The Use of Oral Montelukast and Cetirizine for Thyroid Eye Disease, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jul-Aug; 24(4):257-61. Silkiss, RZ, Pomerleau, D, et al, Corneal Cupremia in Multiple Myeloma: A Clinicopathologic Correlation Archives Ophthalmol. 2008 Jul; 126(7):1005-6 Silkiss, RZ, Green JE, Shetlar DJ, Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Eyelid Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jul-Aug: 24(4):319-21 Kinast, RM, Hammershlag, S, Silkiss, RZ, The Weight Lifting Enthusiast with the Droopy Eyelid, EyeNet, October 2008. Silkiss, RZ, Lee HS, Ray, VG, Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy-Associated Ptosis in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Archives of Ophthalmology, 2009 Mar: 127(3):345-6. Nielsen, J, Fassi, D, Nielsen C, Hegedus, L, Lauer, S, Silkiss, RZ, Prause, J. Evidence of Orbital B and T cell Depletion after Rituximab Therapy in Graves' Ophthalmopathy, Acta Ophthalmol, 2009 Nov; 87(8):927-9 Gordon, A, Silkiss, RZ, Graves' disease, EyeNet, May 2009. Hester, C, Silkiss, RZ, Spencer, WB, Paraffinoma, EyeNet, 2009. Silkiss, RZ, Reier, A, Coleman, M, Lauer, S, Rituximab for Thyroid Eye Disease, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep-Oct: 6(5):310-4. Chappell, M, Spencer, WB, Day, S, Silkiss, RZ, Congenital Ectopic Cilia of the Upper Eyelid, Ophthal Plastic Reconstr Surg. 2010 Aug 23. Moscato, E, Silkiss, RZ, Maxillary Sinus Mucocele with Intraorbital Extension, EyeNet, June, 2010. Doshi, R and Silkiss, RZ, Campath Induced Graves' Disease in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis, submitted Silkiss, RZ, London, NJ Video Atlas of Basic Ophthalmic Surgeries, Agarwal A (Ed. Slack Inc., 2010 I: 01 Upper Eye Lid Cyst Excision I: 02 Lipodermoid Excision I: 14 Repair of Ptosis via Levator Resection I: 22 Upper Blepharoplasty Silkiss, RZ, London, NJ Video Atlas of Advanced Ophthalmic Surgeries, Agarwal A(Ed). Slack Inc., 2010 II: 05 Superior Rectus Muscle Biopsy II: 19 Asian Blepharoplasty Silkiss, RZ Curbside Consults in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Fillers, Slack, 2010 Paul, S, Vo, D and Silkiss, RZ Malignant and Benign Lesions in San Francisco: Study of a Diverse Urban Population, in press. Gess, A and Silkiss, RZ, Merkel Cell Carcinoma Presenting in the Lacrimal Gland, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, in press. Doshi RR, Silkiss RZ, Imes RK Orbital involvement in Bing-Neel Syndrome, J Neuroophthalmol 2011 Mar;31(1):94-5. RESEARCH Stress Corrosion Cracking of Surgical Aneurysm Clips. Lucius Pitkin, Inc., 1975 Immunocytochemical Analysis of B-Endorphin in Rat Brain. Columbia University, 1976 Five-Year Retrospective Review of Meningitis in Children with H. Influenza. Presented at the Southwestern Society for Pediatric Research. Merle Carson Prize - Los Angeles, 1982 Congenital Ptosis - A Retrospective Review of the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Experience. Presented at the USC Estelle Doheny Eye Institute Residents Day, 1982 The Ophthalmic Manifestations of Potters Syndrome. Presented at the AAPOS, 1985 and AAO, 1985 Crystalline Analysis of the Normal and Cataractous Human Fetal Lens. Presented at the ARVO, 1986 Analysis of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase and Aldolase Activity in the Human Fetal Lens. Presented at the ARVO, 1986 The Use of Hydrogel as an Orbital Implant Material. Jules Stein Eye Institute, 1987 Revascularization of a Cutler-Beard Eyelid Flap - Gross and Histologic Analysis. Presented at the ASOPRS, 1988 Hyaluronic Acid Gel (Restylane) Filler for Facial Rhytids: Lessons Learned from Treatment of 286 Patients. Khan, J., Silkiss, R., et al. Presented at the ASOPRS, 2004. Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Orbital Lymphoma. Silkiss, R., Green, J., Maccabee, H., Presented at the ASOPRS, 2004 Treatment of Trichiasis Using the 810 nm Diode Laser: An Efficacy Study. Pham R., Biesman, B., Silkiss, R. Presented at the ASOPRS, 2004 The Use of Restasis in the Treatment of Graves' Disease, UCSF Co-investigator, 2005 Development of Cell Lines for Monoclonal Antibody Development from Orbital and Periorbital Tumors, in progress Identification of VEGF receptors in Vascular Neoplasms of the Orbit, in progress Receptor Expression in Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes and Implications for Targeted Therapy, Ho, V., Esmaeli, B., Silkiss, R, and et al. Presented at ASOPRS, Las Vegas, 2006 The Microbial Spectrum of Dacryocystitis: A National Study of Acute vs. Chronic Infection, The ASOPRS Dacryocystitis Study Group, Presented at ASOPRS, Las Vegas, 2006. Ray, VG, Lee HS, Silkiss, RZ, HAART Therapy Associated with Ptosis in the HIV Patient, Presented at ARVO, 2008 Lauer, SA, Kim, ET, Silkiss, RZ, T2 Fat Suppression vs. STIR for Quantitative MRI Evaluation of Edema in Thyroid Eye Disease, Presented at ASOPRS, 2008. The Use of Rituximab for the Treatment of Graves' Disease, IST Genentech. Silkiss, RZ, Reier, A, Coleman, M, Lauer, S. Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009. Awarded "Best Paper" RR Doshi, MD, JD Wender, AD Fu, RK Imes, RZ Silkiss, Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia with Bilateral Orbital and Optic Nerve Infiltration, International Neurophthalmology Society, Lyon, France, 2010. Poster Psychosocial Stressors and Graves' disease, Presented at ASOPRS, 2010. The Distribution of Eyelid Lesion Pathology in a Diverse Urban Population, Poster Presentation, AAO, 2010. Silkiss, RZ, Wade, A, Chappell, M, and Gazzaley, A, fMRI Evaluation of Thyroid Eye Disease, Pacific Vision Foundation funded, in progress 2011. Lowinger, A and Silkiss, RZ, Collagen Subtype Analysis of 2011. Mueller's Muscle, Pacific Vision Foundation funded, in progress MEDICAL CONSULTANT / INVESTIGATOR FOR INDUSTRY THC: YAG Dacryocystorhinostomy. 1990- 1992 Consultant, Sunrise Technologies, Inc. Reversible Punctal Occlusion, 1993. Consultant, Landec Corporation 810 nm Diode Laser for Treatment of Trichiasis, Cynosure 2003- present Tumor Cell Line Development for Monoclonal Antibody Production, Investigator, Raven Biotechnology, 2002-present The Rituximab Graves' Disease Study, Principal Investigator, Genentech, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 The Evaluation of VEGF Receptors on Vascular Tumors of the Orbit, Genentech, 2006, 2007, 2008 DESIGNER IMORI (Inferior Medial Orbital Rim Implant) Manufactured by Porex Fiber optic device for Jones Tube localization designed with and manufactured by Günter Weiss, Portland, Oregon. Transcaruncular retractor, Manufactured by Bausch and Lomb Mucosatome, Manufactured by Bausch and Lomb Illuminated Nasal Speculum, Manufactured by Bausch and Lomb MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD Raven Biotherapeutics Myoscience INVITED SPEAKER Jules Stein Eye Institute: Blepharoplasty Symposium, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 UC Berkeley: Ocular Symposium, 1988, 1990 International Symposium on Orbital Inflammation. Alicante, Spain, 1990. California Society of Plastic Surgery: Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty, 1991 Grand Rounds: St. Francis Hospital. Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty, 1991 Residents Meeting: Eyelid Malposition. Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, 1991 Orbital Anatomy/Dissection. Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, 1990 Barkan Society: Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty, 1990 Ptosis after Cataract Surgery, 1989 Surgical Repair of Nasolacrimal Duct Injuries, 1996 Laser Blepharoplasty and Laser Resurfacing, 1998 Surgical Rounds: Children's Hospital of Oakland, 1990 John Muir Medical Center, 1989, 1992 Washington Hospital, 1992 Jules Stein Annual Meeting: Ptosis Surgery in Children. Los Angeles, 1992 Journal Club: Ptosis and Amblyopia. California Pacific Medical Center, 1992 Cosmetic Blepharoplasty. Mary Kay Cosmetics, 1992 Feldstein Meeting: Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty and Eyelid Malposition. Mt. Sinai, 1992 Mosaic - Council, 1992: Controversies in Cosmetic Surgery University of California, Berkeley, Optometry Review: Eyelid Lesions, 1992 Jules Stein Eye Institute: Advanced Lacrimal Surgery Seminar 1993. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Oculoplastic Trauma Chicago, 1993 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Ptosis San Francisco, 1994 California Optometric Association Annual Meeting: Ptosis Update. San Francisco, 1995 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Finesse in Oculoplastic Surgery. Atlanta, 1995. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Endoscopic Forehead Lift. Atlanta, 1995. Lidski: Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty Stabilization of the Lax Lower Lid, 1996. Northern California Optometric Society: Ptosis, 1996. Ocular Symposium: Oculoplastic Update, 1996. Jules Stein Eye Institute: Finesse in Upper Eyelid Surgery, 1996. University of California, Berkeley: Periocular Neoplasia and Eyelid Reconstruction, 1996. Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar: Finesse in Upper Blepharoplasty, 1997, 1998. Ocular Symposium: Eyelid Malposition, 1999 Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar: Laser Blepharoplasty, 2000 Ocular Symposium: Ptosis Evaluation and Management, 2000 Santa Clara Optometric Association: Eyelid Malposition, 2000 International Ophthalmology Congress, Santiago, Chile: Laser Resurfacing, Ptosis, Laser Blepharoplasty, 2000 University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry: Eyelid Malposition, 2000-2005 California Pacific Medical Center Grand Rounds: Eyelid Malposition, 2000 UCSF/CPMC Plastics Seminar: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2001 Barkan Society: Cosmetic Enhancement Procedures, 2001 Grand Rounds UCSF: Medial Canthal Masses of the Orbit, 2001 Ocular Symposium: Cosmetic Enhancement Procedures, 2001 Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar: Combined Posterior Ptosis and Blepharoplasty Procedures, 2001 Grand Rounds- Kaiser Permanente, Oakland: Periocular Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2001 University of Otago, Dunedin: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2002 Jules Stein Eye Institute, Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium: Are Cosmetic Injectables Safe, Perceptions of Beauty, 2002 Jules Stein Eye Institute, Blepharoplasty Course: Style and Blepharoplasty- How to Make an Aesthetic Eyelid, 2002 Ocular Symposium: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2002 UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: The Anophthalmic Socket, 2003 UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2003 The San Francisco Optometric Society: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2003 Ocular Symposium: Cosmetic Enhancement Procedures, 2003 University of Otago, Christchurch: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2003 UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Blepharoplasty, 2004 Jules Stein Eye Institute, Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course: Creating Happy Blepharoplasty Patients, San Diego, 2004 University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2004 University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, 2004 Endoscopic Forehead Lift, Skills Transfer Course Instructor, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004 California Pacific Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Orbital Disease, 2004 University of California, San Francisco, Ophthalmology 2005, The Eight Fold Path to Patient Happiness Botox, Filler and Lasers: The Latest Advances in Facial Rejuvenation, California Pacific Medical Center, March, 2005 Course Director UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Blepharoplasty, 2005 UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: The Anophthalmic Socket, 2005 CPMC Rejuvenation Course, The Eight Fold Path to Patient Happiness, March, 2005 Morgan/Sarver Lecture, Cosmetic Oculoplastic Update, April, 2005 Kaiser Permanente National Teleconference, Guest Speaker, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, April, 2005 UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, Including the Canthus, May, 2005 Ocular Symposium, Orbital Disease, San Francisco, June, 2005 Grand Rounds, CPMC, Orbital Disease and Therapeutics, 2005 Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, The Eight Fold Path to Patient Happiness, June, 2005 Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, Upper Eyelid Ptosis Repair as a Part of Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery, June, 2005 Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, Concepts of Aesthetic Beauty and Relevance to our Practices, June, 2005 The Expert's Secrets on Creating Happy Blepharoplasty Patients, Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetic Facial Surgery and Rejuvenation Course, Temecula, CA, 2005 UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, September, 2005 Grand Rounds, CPMC, Eyelid Malposition, October, 2005 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, Midface Implants and Fillers, October, 2005 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Breakfast with the Expert, Botox and Fillers: Selecting and Administering, October, 2005 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Endoscopic Brow Skills Transfer Course, October, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Botox and Fillers Skills Transfer Course, October, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, November, 2005 UCSF/ CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Blepharoplasty, November, 2005 UCSF/CPMC Anatomy Lab, 2000-present UCSF/CPMC Plastic Surgical Skills Transfer Lab, 2000-present CPMC/UCSF Journal Club 2000- present Grand Rounds California Pacific Medical Center, Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Surgical Correlation, March, 2006 Grand Rounds California Pacific Medical Center, Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Surgical Correlation, March, 2006 The Expert's Secrets on Creating Happy Blepharoplasty Patients, Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetic Facial Surgery and Rejuvenation Course, Los Angeles, CA, 2006 Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Surgical Correlation, 2006 Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Surgical Correlation, 2006 UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, September, 2006 UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, October, 2006 Orbital Neoplasms- Clinical Correlation, Raven Biotechnologies, September, 2006 Orbital Neoplasia, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), Las Vegas, 2006 Eyelid Malposition, Evaluation and Therapy, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), New Orleans, 2007 CPMC-UCSF Oculoplastics Journal Club, 2007 Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, October 2006 Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, March 2007 Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, May 2007 UCSF Minimally Invasive Surgery Course, San Francisco, May 2007 Functional and Aesthetic Evaluation of the Periorbital Complex, Lower Blepharoplasty- Transconjunctival Approach, Midface Implants Barkan Meeting, June 2007 Rituximab for the Treatment of Graves' disease Ocular Symposium, June 2007, Orbital Evaluation and Therapeutics Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Lacrimal Anatomy, Disease and Therapeutics, 2007 American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, November, 2007 Breakfast with the Expert- Botox and Fillers Endoscopic Forehead Lifting- Skills Transfer Course Botox and Fillers- Skills Transfer Course JCHAPO, New Orleans, November, 2007 Eyelid Malposition- Evaluation and Therapeutics CPMC-UCSF Oculoplastics Journal Club, 2008 Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, February 2008 Grand Rounds, Christchurch, New Zealand, March 2008 Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, May 2008 Prime Time, California Pacific Medical Center, Eyelid Malposition: Evaluation and Therapy, May 2008 Anophthalmic Socket, CPMC-UCSF, Plastics Lecture Series, 2008 Ocular Symposium, San Francisco, Graves' Disease Update, 2008 Jules Stein Eye Institute Blepharoplasty Seminar, 2008 Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Lacrimal Anatomy, Disease and Therapeutics, 2008 New Zealand General Practitioner Course 2008: Surgical Skills Workshop, Basic and Advanced UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, 2008 UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, 2008 UCSF, Surgical Skills Course, 2008 Innovations in Cataract Surgery and More, Blepharoplasty and Botox for the General Ophthalmologist, Oakland, 2008 Eyelid Malposition: Evaluation and Therapy, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), Atlanta, 2008 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, November, 2008 Breakfast with the Expert- Botox and Fillers Endoscopic Forehead Lifting- Skills Transfer Course Botox and Fillers- Skills Transfer Course Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, November, 2008. CPMC Prime Time, Orbital Disease: Evaluation and Therapeutics, November, 2008. UCSF Annual December Course, Moderator Plastics Section, 2008. Eyelid Malposition: Evaluation and Therapy, San Mateo County Optometric Association, 2009 CPMC-UCSF Oculoplastics Journal Club, 2009 Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, March, 2009. Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, June 2009. Prime Time Resident Teaching Lecture, California Pacific Medical Center, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2009 Ocular Symposium, 2009 Enucleation, Evisceration, Exenteration, Socket Reconstruction CPMC-UCSF Plastic Lecture Series, 2009 Eyelid Reconstruction Including Canthi CPMC-UCSF Plastic Lecture Series, 2009 California Academy of Eye Physician and Surgeons Annual Meeting, Moderator, March 2009. California Academy of Eye Physician and Surgeons Annual Meeting, An Overview of Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, March 2009. Barkan Meeting, Internet Physician Rating Services, June 2009. Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Lacrimal Anatomy, Physiology and Management, June 2009. Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetic Course, Blepharoplasty, Beauty and Style: How to Create an Aesthetically Pleasing Eyelid, July 2009. Botulinum Toxin- A Twenty Year Review, Botulinum Toxin Beyond Aesthetics, California Pacific Medical Center, 2009 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, 2009- Moderator Lacrimal Section American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009 Breakfast with the Expert- Botox and Fillers Endoscopic Forehead Lifting- Skills Transfer Course Botox and Fillers- Skills Transfer Course Facelift Skills Transfer Course Rituximab to Treat Graves' Disease, Lauer SA and Silkiss RZ- Awarded "Best Paper" JCHAPO Annual Meeting, Eyelid Malposition: Diagnosis and Management, 2009 CPMC Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, 2009 CPMC Prime Time, 2009 UCSF Annual Meeting- Topical Chemotherapy for the Treatment of Periocular Malignancy, 2009 JCHAPO Annual Meeting, Eyelid Malposition: Diagnosis and Management, 2009 CPMC Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, 2009 CPMC Prime Time, 2009 UCSF Annual Meeting- Topical Chemotherapy for the Treatment of Periocular Malignancy, 2009 CPMC Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, 2010 CPMC, Prime Time, 2010 Stanford University Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, 2010 Lacrimal Surgery Upper Eyelid Anatomy and Surgery Lower Eyelid Anatomy and Surgery Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar, How to Satisfy Patients and Create a Successful Blepharoplasty Practice, 2010. JCHAPO Annual Meeting, Eyelid Malposition: Diagnosis and Management, 2010 JCHAPO Annual Meeting, Orbital Disease, 2010 JCHAPO Subspecialty Day, Blepharoplasty, 2010 Psychosocial Stressors and Graves'Disease, ASOPRS, 2010 American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010 Endoscopic Forehead Lifting- Skills Transfer Course Botox and Fillers - Skills Transfer Course Facelift Skills Transfer Course Subspecialty Day - Point-Counter Point - Radiotherapy v. Biologics for Thyroid Eye Disease University of Otago, 2010 OSCE, Thyroid Eye Disease University of Otago, 2010 OSCE, Botox and Fillers University of California, Berkeley, Eyelid Malposition, 2010 University of California, Berkeley, Orbital Disease, 2010 University of California, San Francisco, Rituximab for Thyroid Eye Disease, 2010 University of California, San Francisco, Systemic Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease, 2010. CPMC Grand Rounds, 2011. CPMC, Prime Time, Eyelid Malposition, 2011. San Francisco Optometric Society, Eyelid Malposition, 2011. San Francisco Optometric Society, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2011. Alameda Contra- Costa Optometric Society, Eyelid Malposition, 2011. Asia Pacific Ophthalmology Association, Sydney, Australia, Cosmetic Blepharoplasty in an Outpatient Setting, 2011.