Stephen J. Saxe, M.D., FACS

Stephen J. Saxe, M.D., FACS

Sub-Specialty: Macula-Retina-Vitreous Services

Practice: Raj K. Maturi, M.D., P.C.   317-817-1414

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Services, Procedures and Patient-Care Specialties

SOLOStephen-J.-Saxe,-M.D.,-FACSPatient Care Specialties:  Comprehensive management and treatment of Diseases and Surgery of the Macula, Retina and Vitreous including: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Vascular Occlusions and Disorders, Macular Edema  (Vascular, Inflammatory, Idiopathic), Genetic Ocular Conditions, Retinal and Choroidal Dystrophies and Disorders, Choroidal Neovascularization, Retinal Degenerative Diseases, Macular Holes, Macular Puckers, Retinal Tears and Holes, Lattice Degeneration, Retinal Detachment (All Forms), Ocular Infectious and Inflammatory Disease, Vitreous Diseases and Disorders including: Vitreous Opacities and Floaters, Vitreous Hemorrhage, Posterior Vitreous Detachment, Vitreomacular Traction.

Diagnostic Services: Optical Coherence Tomography and Angiography (OCT. OCT-A), Digital Fundus Photography, Autofluorescence Photography, OPTOS Ultra-Widefield Fundus Photography and Fluorescein Angiography (UWF), Fluorescein and ICG Angiography, B-scan Ultrasonography, Multifocal Electroretinography (mfERG), Ganzfeld Electroretinography (ERG), Goldmann Visual Field (GVF), Color Vision Deficiency.

Procedures: Comprehensive Vitreous, Macular and Retinal Surgery including Submacular Surgery, Scleral Buckle, Retinal Laser Photocoagulation, Cryoretinopexy, Pneumatic Retinopexy, Extensive use and expertise in the use of Interventional Pharmacologic Therapies and Intravitreal Injections including Anti-Angiogenic and Anti-Inflammatory therapies, Photodynamic Therapy.

Eligible Patient Participation in Clinical Research and Clinical Trials:  Extensive array of active clinical trials available to eligible patients in Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, and various other retinal disorders.

Education

B.A., cum laude, Greenville College, Greenville, IL 1979-1983

M.D. Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 1985-1991

Honors/Awards

National Eye Institute, ARVO Travel Fellowship Award
Honors, Year III Ophthalmology Clerkship
Honors, Year III Otolaryngology Clerkship
Honors, Year IV Ophthalmology Clerkship
Honors, Year IV Ophthalmology, Hadassah Medical Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Honors, Year IV Ophthalmic Research
Honors, Consultive Cardiology Clerkship
Honors, Pediatric Ophthalmology rotation
Honors, Resident Clinic rotation
Honors, Vitreoretinal Service rotation
Honors, Veterans Administration Hospital rotation
Honors, general ophthalmology/cornea rotation
The Barsky Prize, 1st Place, best research presentation 40th Annual Kresge Eye Institute Clinical Conference
Kellogg Eye Center, Employee of the Month
2008 -2016: The Best Doctors in America (Ophthalmology)

Internship

Internship in Transitional Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI 1992-1993

Residency

Residency in Ophthalmology, Kresege Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI 1993-1996

Chief Resident, Kresge Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI 1995-1996

Fellowship(s)

Fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology, Emory Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 1991-1992

Fellowship in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 1996-1997

Fellowship in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous, Retina and Vitreous of Texas, PLLC, Houston, TX 1997-1998

Academic Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI  2000-2012

Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX  1996-1997

Board/Other Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1997
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1993
Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology, 2008
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2001
Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology, 2018

Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1993-Present
American College of Surgeons, 1999-Present
American Society of Retinal Specialists, 1999-Present
New Mexico Academy of Ophthalmology, 2012-Present

Clinical Research/Clinical Trials Currently in Progress

Abicipar Pegol for the treatment of Exudative Age Related Macular Degeneration

Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, NIH sponsored

GB-102 for the treatment of Exudative Age Related Macular Degeneration

SB-11 the treatment of Exudative Age Related Macular Degeneration

BI 1467335 for the treatment of Non Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy without center-involved DME

AKB-9778 for the treatment of Non Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy without center-involved DME

KVD001 for the treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema in patients that have previously had Anti-VEGF treatment

Luminate for the treatment of Non-Exudative Macular Degeneration

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