Elena Bitrian, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Glaucoma
  1. Glaucoma surgery
  • Pediatric and adult glaucoma epidemiology
  • Glaucoma surgical techniques
  1. 2015
    Residency - OphthalmologyUniversity of Minnesota
  2. 2012
    Internship - Surgical Preliminary Internship in SurgeryDepartment of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center
  3. 2011
    Fellow - Glaucoma FellowshipJules Stein Eye Institute, University of California
  4. 2008
    Master in Health Science - Methodology in Research, Design and Statistics in Health SciencesUniversity Autonoma of Barcelona
  5. 2008
    Master of Management - Master in Hospital ManagementUniversity of Barcelona
  6. 2008
    Residency - OphthalmologyUniversity of Barcelona
  7. 2003
    MDUniversity of Barcelona

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Teacher of the Year AwardDepartment of Ophthalmology
  2. 2016
    ESCDA Education Scholar Career Development AwardMayo Clinic Rochester Hospitals
  3. 2015
    Mentoring for the Advancement of Physician Scientists (MAPS) award American Glaucoma Society
  4. 2015
    Childhood Glaucoma Research Network, Research DirectorUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  5. 2014
    Richard T. Olson Best Teaching Award for Residents 2013-2014University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology
  6. 2014
    Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, Outstanding Resident Role ModelUniversity of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology
  7. 2014
    Vitreo Retinal Surgery Foundation Research AwardUniversity of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology
  8. 2014
    Harry Plotke Award 2013-2014 in recognition of clinical skills, compassion and concern for the patient, as voted by the clinical staff University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology
  9. 2014
    White Coat Ceremony invited speaker, Class of 2018University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology
  10. 2013
    Richard T. Olson Best Teaching Award for Residents 2012-2013University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology
  11. 2013
    Resident RepresentativeDepartment of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota
  12. 2013
    Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Resident RetreatDepartment of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota
  13. 2013
    Invited speaker at the Graduation Ceremony of the Medical School of the University of Minnesota, as elected by the graduating class of 2014Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota
  14. 2009
    Gerald Oppenheimer Family Foundation Award for Prevention of Eye Disease 2009-2010 University of California Los Angeles
  15. 2009
    Fundacion Caja Madrid Award 2009-2010Bestowed by the Royal Family of Spain to research in medicine
  16. 2008
    Fundacion Caja Madrid Award 2008-2009 Bestowed by the Royal Family of Spain to research in medicine
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Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberPan-American Association of Ophthalmology
  2. 2013 - present
    MemberChildhood Glaucoma Research Network
  3. 2013 - present
    MemberUnited Kingdom Pediatric Glaucoma Society
  4. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  5. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Glaucoma Society
  6. 2007 - present
    MemberAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Publications