Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences

Stephen R. Russell, MD

Portrait

Dina J Schrage Professor of Macular Degeneration Research
Service Director, Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information

Primary Office: 11196I  PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-356-4588

Email: steve-russell@uiowa.edu

Education

BS, Electrical Engineering and Biology , Stanford University
MD, UCLA School of Medicine

Internship, Harbor - UCLA School of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

California Medical License, Medical Board of California
ABO Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology
National Boards III
National Boards II
NBME Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
National Boards I

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Carver Family Center for Macular Degeneration
Institute for Vision Research

All Publications

Bakall B, Folk J, Boldt H, Sohn E, Stone E, Russell S, Mahajan V.  Aflibercept Therapy for Exudative Age-related Macular Degeneration Resistant to Bevacizumab and Ranibizumab..  Am J Ophthalmol.  2013 May. 156(1):15-22.
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Scheetz T, Fingert J, Wang K, Kuehn M, Knudtson L, Alward W, Boldt H, Russell S, Folk J, Casavant T, Braun T, Clark A, Stone E, Sheffield V.  A genome-wide association study for primary open angle glaucoma and macular degeneration reveals novel Loci..  PLoS One;  2013.  Available from: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23536807

Tozer K, Roller A, Chong L, Sadda S, Folk J, Mahajan V, Russell S, Boldt H, Sohn E.  Combination Therapy for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Refractory to Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Agents..  Ophthalmology;  2013.  Available from: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23714319

Abramoff M, Folk J, Han D, Walker J, Williams D, Russell S, Massin P, Cochener B, Gain P, Tang L, Lamard M, Moga D, Quellec G, Niemeijer M.  Automated analysis of retinal images for detection of referable diabetic retinopathy.  JAMA Ophthalmol.  2013 March 1. 131(3):351-7.
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Tarantola R, Tsui J, Graff J, Russell S, Boldt H, Mahajan V, Folk J.  Intraoperative sclerotomy-related retinal breaks during 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy.  Retina.  2013 January. 33(1):136-142.
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Cunningham M, Tarantola R, Folk J, Sohn E, Boldt H, Graff J, Russell S, Mahajan V.  Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy may be a risk factor in combined macular hole retinal detachment cases.  Retina.  2012 December 7. 
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Russell S, Sohn E, Boldt H, Folk J, Tarantola R, Kay C, Mahajan V.  Elimination of Infusion Bubbles and Uncontrolled Reflux in the ALCON Constellation Vitrectomy Vision System.  Retina.  2012 December 5. 
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Skeie J, Brown E, Martinez H, Russell S, Birkholz E, Folk J, Boldt H, Gehrs K, Stone E, Wright M, Mahajan V.  Proteomic analysis of vitreous biopsy techniques..  Retina.  2012 November. 32(10):2141-2149.
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van Dijk H, Verbraak F, Kok P, Oberstein S, Schlingemann R, Russell S, Abramoff M.  Variability in photocoagulation treatment of diabetic macular oedema.  Acta Ophthalmol.  2012 September 13. 
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Christopher M, Moga D, Russell S, Folk J, Scheetz T, Abramoff M.  Validation of tablet-based evaluation of color fundus images..  Retina.  2012 September. 32(8):1629-1635.
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Johnson M, Brucker A, Chang S, Gandorfer A, Kampik A, Kuppermann B, Russell S, Spaide R, Thompson J.  Vitreomacular disorders: pathogenesis and treatment..  Retina.  2012 September. 32:Suppl 2:S173.
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Russell S.  What we know (and do not know) about vitreoretinal adhesion..  Retina.  2012 September. 32(Suppl 2):S181-186.
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Davis A, Folk J, Russell S, Sohn E, Boldt H, Stone E, Mahajan V.  Intravitreal bevacizumab for peripapillary choroidal neovascular membranes..  Arch Ophthalmol.  2012 August 1. 130(8):1073-1075.
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Tarantola R, Tsui J, Graff J, Russell S, Boldt H, Mahajan V.  INTRAOPERATIVE SCLEROTOMY-RELATED RETINAL BREAKS DURING 23-GAUGE PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY..  Retina.  2012 July 11. 
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Quellec G, Russell S, Seddon J, Reynolds R, Scheetz T, Mahajan V, Stone E, Abramoff M.  Automated discovery and quantification of image-based complex phenotypes: a twin study of drusen phenotypes in age-related macular degeneration.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2011 November 25. 52(12):9195-9206.
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Roller A, Folk J, Patel N, Boldt H, Russell S, Abramoff M, Mahajan V.  Intravitreal bevacizumab for treatment of proliferative and nonproliferative type 2 idiopathic macular telangiectasia.  Retina.  2011 October. 31(9):1848-1855.
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Davis L, Meyer K, Schindler E, Beck J, Rudd D, Grundstad A, Scheetz T, Braun T, Fingert J, Alward W, Kwon Y, Folk J, Russell S, Wassink T, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Copy number variations and primary open-angle glaucoma.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2011 September 9. 52(10):7122-7133.
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Schmitz-Valckenberg S, Alten F, Steinberg J, Jaffe G, Fleckenstein M, Mukesh B, Hohman T, Holz F, Russell S, Geographic Atrophy Progression (GAP) Study Group .  Reticular drusen associated with geographic atrophy in age-related macular degeneration.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2011 August 24. 52(9):5009-5015.
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Russell S, Dvorak L.  Retinal drawing: a lost art of medicine..  Perm J.  2011 July. 15(3):74-75.
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Kay C, Tarantola R, Gehrs K, Folk J, Mahajan V, Boldt H, Syed N, Russell S.  Uveitis following intravitreal bevacizumab: a non-infectious cluster.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging.  2011 July. 42(4):292-296.
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Quellec G, Russell S, Scheetz T, Stone E, Abramoff M.  Computational quantification of complex fundus phenotypes in age-related macular degeneration and Stargardt disease.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2011 May 6. 52(6):2976-2981.
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Tarantola R, Folk J, Shah S, Boldt H, Abramoff M, Russell S, Mahajan V.  Intraoperative choroidal detachment during 23-gauge vitrectomy.  Retina.  2011 May. 31(5):893-901.
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Mahajan V, Tarantola R, Graff J, Boldt H, Abramoff M, Russell S, Folk J.  Sutureless triplanar sclerotomy for 23-gauge vitrectomy.  Arch Ophthalmol.  2011 May. 129(5):585-90.
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Quellec G, Russell S, Abramoff M.  Optimal filter framework for automated, instantaneous detection of lesions in retinal images.  IEEE Trans Med Imaging.  2011 February. 30(2):523-33.
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Mahajan V, Elkins K, Russell S, Boldt H, Gehrs K, Weingeist T, Stone E, Abramoff M, Liu D, Folk J.  Bilateral intravitreal injection of antivascular endothelial growth factor therapy.  Retina.  2011 January. 31(1):31-35.
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Meyer K, Davis L, Schindler E, Beck J, Rudd D, Grundstad A, Scheetz T, Braun T, Fingert J, Alward W, Kwon Y, Folk J, Russell S, Wassink T, Stone E, Sheffield V.  Genome-wide analysis of copy number variants in age-related macular degeneration.  Hum Genet.  2011 January. 129(1):91-100.
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Skeie J, Fingert J, Russell S, Stone E, Mullins R.  Complement component C5a activates ICAM-1 expression on human choroidal endothelial cells.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2010 October. 51(10):5336-5342.
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Roller A, Mahajan V, Boldt H, Abramoff M, Russell S, Folk J.  Effects of vitrectomy on age-related macular degeneration.  Ophthalmology.  2010 July. 117(7):1381-6.
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Abràmoff M, Reinhardt J, Russell S, Folk J, Mahajan V, Niemeijer M, Quellec G.  Automated early detection of diabetic retinopathy.  Ophthalmology.  2010 June. 117(6):1147-54.
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Abramoff M, Niemeijer M, Russell S.  Automated detection of diabetic retinopathy: barriers to translation into clinical practice.  Expert Rev Med Devices.  2010 March. 7(2):287-96.
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Rauen M, Russell S, Tauber S, Goins K.  Surgical management of a posterior dislocated intraocular lens after descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty.  Cornea.  2010 March. 29(3):350-3.
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Mahajan V, Russell S, Stone E.  A new macular dystrophy with anomalous vascular development, pigment spots, cystic spaces, and neovascularization.  Arch Ophthalmol.  2009 November. 127(11):1449-1457.
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Garvin M, Abràmoff M, Wu X, Russell S, Burns T, Sonka M.  Automated 3-D intraretinal layer segmentation of macular spectral-domain optical coherence tomography images.  IEEE Trans Med Imaging.  2009 September. 28(9):1436-47.
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Garvin M, Abramoff M, Kardon R, Russell S, Wu X, Sonka M.  Intraretinal layer segmentation of macular optical coherence tomography images using optimal 3-D graph search.  IEEE Trans Med Imaging.  2008 October. 27(10):1495-505.
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Abràmoff M, Niemeijer M, Suttorp-Schulten M, Viergever M, Russell S, van Ginneken B.  Evaluation of a system for automatic detection of diabetic retinopathy from color fundus photographs in a large population of patients with diabetes.  Diabetes Care.  2008 February. 31(2):193-8.
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Niemeijer M, van Ginneken B, Russell S, Suttorp-Schulten M, Abràmoff M.  Automated detection and differentiation of drusen, exudates, and cotton-wool spots in digital color fundus photographs for diabetic retinopathy diagnosis.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2007 May. 48(5):2260-7.
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Steffensmeier A, Azar A, Fuller J, Muller B, Russell S.  Vitreous injections of pegaptanib sodium triggering allergic reactions.  Am J Ophthalmol.  2007 March. 143(3):512-3.
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Russell S, Hudson H, Jerdan J.  Anecortave acetate for the treatment of exudative age-related macular degeneration--a review of clinical outcomes.  Surv Ophthalmol.  2007 January. 52 Suppl 1:S79-90.
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Hageman G, Anderson D, Johnson L, Hancox L, Taiber A, Hardisty L, Hageman J, Stockman H, Borchardt J, Gehrs K, Smith R, Silvestri G, Russell S, Klaver C, Barbazetto I, Chang S, Yannuzzi L, Barile G, Merriam J, Smith R, Olsh A, Bergeron J, Zernant J, Merriam J, Gold B, Dean M, Allikmets R.  A common haplotype in the complement regulatory gene factor H (HF1/CFH) predisposes individuals to age-related macular degeneration.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.  2005 May 17. 102(20):7227-32.
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Kwon Y, Rickman D, Baruah S, Zimmerman M, Kim C, Boldt H, Russell S, Hayreh S.  Vitreous and retinal amino acid concentrations in experimental central retinal artery occlusion in the primate.  Eye (Lond).  2005 April. 19(4):455-63.
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Russell S, Gupta R, Folk J, Mullins R, Hageman G.  Comparison of color to fluorescein angiographic images from patients with early-adult onset grouped drusen suggests drusen substructure.  Am J Ophthalmol.  2004 May. 137(5):924-30.
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Honkanen R, Baruah S, Zimmerman M, Khanna C, Weaver Y, Narkiewicz J, Waziri R, Gehrs K, Weingeist T, Boldt H, Folk J, Russell S, Kwon Y.  Vitreous amino acid concentrations in patients with glaucoma undergoing vitrectomy.  Arch Ophthalmol.  2003 February. 121(2):183-8.
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Russell S, Hageman G.  Optic disc, foveal, and extrafoveal damage due to surgical separation of the vitreous.  Arch Ophthalmol.  2001 November. 119(11):1653-8.
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Mullins R, Russell S, Anderson D, Hageman G.  Drusen associated with aging and age-related macular degeneration contain proteins common to extracellular deposits associated with atherosclerosis, elastosis, amyloidosis, and dense deposit disease.  FASEB J.  2000 May. 14(7):835-46.
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Russell S, Mullins R, Schneider B, Hageman G.  Location, substructure, and composition of basal laminar drusen compared with drusen associated with aging and age-related macular degeneration.  Am J Ophthalmol.  2000 February. 129(2):205-14.
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Russell S, Gehrs K, Hess C.  Estimate and measure of the region of view and myopia resulting from vitreous gas.  Retina.  2000. 20(3):282-8.
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Hageman G, Mullins R, Russell S, Johnson L, Anderson D.  Vitronectin is a constituent of ocular drusen and the vitronectin gene is expressed in human retinal pigmented epithelial cells.  FASEB J.  1999 March. 13(3):477-84.
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Richards D, Russell S, Anderson D.  A method for improved biometry of the anterior chamber with a Scheimpflug technique.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  1988 December. 29(12):1826-35.
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Russell S, Olsen K, Folk J.  Predictors of scleral rupture and the role of vitrectomy in severe blunt ocular trauma.  Am J Ophthalmol.  1988 March 15. 105(3):253-7.
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Blumenkranz M, Russell S, Robey M, Kott-Blumenkranz R, Penneys N.  Risk factors in age-related maculopathy complicated by choroidal neovascularization.  Ophthalmology.  1986 May. 93(5):552-8.
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Zhang L, Sonka M, Russell S, Folk J, Abramoff M.  Quantifying disrupted outer retina-subretinal layer in SD-OCT images in choroidal neovascularization.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014. 
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Date Last Modified: 07/31/2013 - 10:51:40