Kasra Eliasieh, M.D.


EDUCATION AND POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING

Undergraduate
B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior - UC Davis, Cum Laude

Medical Education
M.D. Degree - UC Davis School of Medicine. Sacramento, CA

Internship
St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA. Department of Internal Medicine

Residency
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY. Ophthalmology

Fellowship
The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Oculofacial Plastic Surgery


Research

Sy AEliasieh KSilkiss RZ. Clinical Response to Tocilizumab in Severe Thyroid Eye Disease. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. June 2016. [Epub ahead of print].

Gutmark R, Eliasieh K, Rivera-Michlig R. A case of bilateral trochleitis in Adult-onset Still’s disease. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. April 2014, Vol. 43, No. 5, pp. 689-691.

Graue-Hernández EO, Mannis MJ, Eliasieh K, Greasby T, Beckett L, Bradley J, Schwab IR. Salzmann Nodular Degeneration. Cornea. March 2010, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 283-289.

Eliasieh K, Liets LC, Chalupa LM. Cellular reorganization in the human retina during normal aging. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. June 2007, Vol. 48, No. 6, pp. 2824-2830.

Liets LC, Eliasieh K, van der List DA, Chalupa LM. Dendrites of rod bipolar cells sprout in normal aging retina. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. August 2006, Vol. 103, No. 32, pp. 12156-12160.


Textbook Chapters

Zoumalan C, Eliasieh K, Lelli Jr. GJ. Chapter: Instrumentation in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery. Smith and Nesi's Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Black EH, Nesi FA, Calvano CJ, Gladstone GJ, Levine MR (Editors). 3rd edition. 2013

Eliasieh K. Chapter: Trichiasis. Master Techniques in Ophthalmic Surgery. Roy FH (Editor). 2nd edition. 2015

Eliasieh K. Chapter: Intra-orbital Foreign Bodies. Master Techniques in Ophthalmic Surgery. Roy FH (Editor). 2nd edition. 2015


Invited Lectures

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Annual Medical Fellows Conference, May 2006. Chevy Chase, MD.
Aging and Plasticity of the Retina

25th Annual Wilmer Eye Institute Current Concepts in Ophthalmology, December 2012, 
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Management of Nasolacrimal Duct Trauma

26th Annual Wilmer Eye Institute Current Concepts in Ophthalmology, December 2013, 
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Complications of the Anophthalmic Socket

73rd Annual Wilmer Eye Institute Resident’s Association Clinical Meeting, June 2014,
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Postural Effects on Lower Eyelid Biometrics

The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Fall Scientific Symposium, October 2014, Chicago, IL
Bicanalicular silicone intubation with intra-lacrimal sac fixation suture for punctal and canalicular stenosis


Abstracts

Eliasieh K, Liets LC, van der List DA, Chalupa LM. Dendrites of Rod Bipolar Cells Sprout in the Aging Retina. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), May 2006, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Kashyap Y, Dorairaj SK, Eliasieh K, Nezgoda JT, Teng CC. Evaluation of Laser Iridotomy Performed by Residents in a Teaching Institution. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), May 2010, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Eliasieh K, Dorairaj SK, Kashyap Y, Nezgoda JT, Teng CC. Evaluation of Argon Laser Peripheral Iridoplasties Performed by Residents: Does It Really Work? Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), May 2010, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Eliasieh K, Zoumalan C, Gentile R, McCormick S, Milman T, Maher E. The Spectrum of Periocular Atypical Mycobacterial Infections: A Case Series. The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Fall Scientific Symposium, Oct. 2010. Chicago, IL.

Eliasieh K, Fitzgerald C, Merbs S, Rivera-Michlig R. Bilateral Müller muscle-conjunctiva resection in a patient with oculosympathetic spasm. The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Fall Scientific Symposium, Nov. 2013. New Orleans, LA

Eliasieh K, Chang J, Grant M, Mahoney N, Merbs S. Bicanalicular silicone intubation with intra-lacrimal sac fixation suture for punctal and canalicular stenosis. The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Fall Scientific Symposium, Oct. 2014. Chicago, IL


Honors

1998    Integrated Studies Honors Program, UC Davis

1998    Regents Scholarship, UC Davis    

2005   Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship

2007   Nominated for AOA (Top 25% of medical school class)