2015 Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Roger F. Steinert

Professional Positions

  • Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California, Irvine
  • Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Awards and Recognition

  • America’s Top Doctors (Cataract Surgery, Cornea Transplant, Corneal Disease, Refractive Surgery), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2013
  • Best Doctors in America® (Ophthalmology), 1994-2013
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2006-2012, 2015
  • Top 50 Opinion Leaders, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, 2005, 2006

Academic Distinctions

2008 – presentChair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of CA, Irvine
2008 – presentDirector, The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
2005 – presentProfessor of Biomedical Engineering, University of CA, Irvine
2004 – presentProfessor of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine
2004 – 2008Vice Chair of Clinical Ophthalmology, University of CA, Irvine
2001 – 2004Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School
1987 – 2001Assistant Clinical Professor in Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
1984 – 1986Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
1983 – 1985Visiting Scientist, George R. Harrison Spectroscopy Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1981 – 1984Clinical Assistant in Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School