Erick D. Bothun, M.D.

  1. Ophthalmologist
  1. Cataracts
  2. Metabolic disorders
  3. Nystagmus
  4. Strabismus
  • Pediatric cataract
  • Pediatric aphakia
  • Adult and pediatric strabismus (misaligned eyes)
  • Nystagmus
  • Metabolic disease
  1. 2003
    Fellow - Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus FellowshipUniversity of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center
  2. 2002
    Internship - Transitional Internship Hennepin County Medical CenterUniversity of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology
  3. 1998
    MDUniversity of Minnesota
  4. 1993
    BA - PhysicsSt. Olaf College

Certifications

  1. 2004
    OphthalmologyAmerican Board of Ophthalmology

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Sadguru Medal - Given to honor International Pediatric Ophthalmology education and care.Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 2015
    2015 Best PosterAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  3. 2014
    Minnesota Monthly Health Guide - Top DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  4. 2013
    Top 25 Physicians in the University of Minnesota Physician group with most positive patient comments in 2013 Press Ganey SurveysUniversity of Minnesota
  5. 2013
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors in America
  6. 2013
    5M-3 Minnesota Lions Everyday Hero AwardMinnesota Lions Eye Bank
  7. 2013
    US News and World Report Top DoctorsUS News and World Reports
  8. 2012
    Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology American Academy of Ophthalmology
  9. 2012
    Pediatric Glaucoma and Cataract Family Association AwardPediatric Glaucoma and Cataract Family Association
  10. 2012
    Honor Award - American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and StrabismusAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  11. 2011
    US News and World Report Top DoctorsUS News and World Reports
  12. 2010
    Minnesota Lions Eye Bank, Helen Keller Sight AwardMinnesota Lions Eye Bank
  13. 2010
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine Top DoctorsMinneapolis-St. Paul Magazine
  14. 2009
    America's Top DoctorsAmerica's Top Doctors
  15. 2000
    Richard T. Olson Best Teaching Resident AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  16. 2000
    Harry Plotke AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  17. 1998
    Minnesota Medical Foundation Medical Student Achievement AwardMinnesota Medical Foundation
  18. 1997
    Reader's Digest Fellowship RecipientReader's Digest
  19. 1996
    Neal L. and Sara Gault AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  20. 1996
    Global Health Ministries ScholarshipGlobal Health Ministries
  21. 1993
    Sigma Pi Sigma: The National Honors Physics SocietySigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  2. 2016 - present
    Physician LeadDepartment of Ophthalmology
  3. 2016 - present
    Quality ChairDepartment of Ophthalmology
  4. 2016 - present
    Physician LeadSt. Mary's Hospital
  5. 2016 - present
    Organizing MemberMidwest Pediatric Ophthalmology Symposium
  6. 2016 - present
    Organizing Committee MemberMidwest Pediatric Ophthalmology Symposium
  7. 2016 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  8. 2016 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  9. 2015 - 2016
    Chair, International CommitteeAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  10. 2014 - 2015
    MemberPediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG)
  11. 2014 - 2016
    MemberInfant Aphakia Treatment Study (IATS)
  12. 2014 - 2015
    Past PresidentMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  13. 2013 - 2014
    PresidentMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  14. 2012 - 2015
    Consultant, Public Information CommitteeAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  15. 2012 - 2013
    President-ElectMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  16. 2011 - 2015
    Vice-Chair, International CommitteeAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  17. 2011 - 2013
    MemberInfant Aphakia Treatment Study (IATS)
  18. 2011 - 2012
    Member, Executive Committeee-ROP
  19. 2010 - 2013
    MemberInfant Aphakia Treatment Study (IATS)
  20. 2010 - 2013
    MemberInfant Aphakia Treatment Study (IATS)
  21. 2010 - 2011
    SecretaryMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  22. 2009 - 2011
    Committee MemberAmerican Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  23. 2009 - 2010
    MemberPediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG)
  24. 2008 - 2017
    Board Member, Editorial BoardJournal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  25. 2008 - 2016
    Committee MemberMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  26. 2008 - 2016
    Member, Legislative CommitteeAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  27. 2008 - 2012
    Secretary, International CommitteeAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  28. 2008 - 2010
    Membership ChairMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  29. 2008 - 2009
    Member, Program Planning CommitteeAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  30. 2007 - 2016
    Member, International CommitteeAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  31. 2007 - 2011
    Member, Public Information CommitteeAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  32. 2007 - 2008
    MemberPediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG)
  33. 2006 - 2016
    Board DirectorMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  34. 2006 - 2016
    AmbassadorMinneapolis Lions Club
  35. 2006 - present
    AmbassadorLions Club
  36. 2005 - 2006
    AdvisorMinnesota Department of Health Professional Vision Screening Committee
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