Dara Koozekanani, MD, PhD

Dara Koozekanani, MD, PhD
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Eye (Ophthalmology) Clinic
Phillips-Wangensteen Building
Ninth Floor, Clinic 9A
516 Delaware St.SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Philosophy of Care:

I believe in forming a cooperative partnership with my patients to deliver high-quality eye care.

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The Ohio State University Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship. 1997-2003, The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

The Whitaker Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 1995-2001, The Whitaker Foundation.

Koozekanani D, Covert DJ, Weinberg DV. The Use of Best Visual Acuity Over Several Encounters as an Outcome Variable: an Analysis of Systematic Bias. Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science. 2010 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print];

Koozekanani D, Connor TB, Wirostko WJ. RetCam II fluorescein angiography to guide treatment and diagnosis of Coats disease. Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging. 2010. Mar 9:1-3. [Epub]

Koozekanani D, Weinberg DV, Dubis A, Beringer J, Carroll JJ. Hemorrhagic retinoschisis in shaken baby syndrome imaged with spectral domain optical coherence tomography. Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging. 2010. Mar 9:1-3 [Epub]

Shah SN, Koozekanani D, and Kim JE. “Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Lesion Size Measurements in Stargardt Macular Dystrophy.” Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging. 2009; 40: 506-512.

Koozekanani D, Boyer K, Roberts C, “Tracking the optic nerve head in OCT video using dual eigenspaces and an adaptive vascular distribution model,” IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2003; 22(12): 1519-1536.

Koozekanani D, Boyer K, Roberts C, "Retinal thickness measurements from optical coherence tomography using a Markov boundary model," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2001; 20(9): 900-916.

Koozekanani D, Roberts C, Katz S, and Herderick E, “Intersession repeatability of macular thickness measurements with the Humphrey 2000 OCT,” Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 2000; 41: 1486-1491.

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