Timothy W. Olsen, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Macular surgery
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Opthalmologic drug delivery
  • Novel instrument design
  1. 1996
    Fellowship - Vitreoretinal Surgery & DiseasesEmory University
  2. 1993
    Residency - OphthalmologyUniversity of Minnesota
  3. 1990
    Internship - Internal MedicineSt. Luke's Hospital
  4. 1989
    Medical School - Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Kansas
  5. 1985
    BA - B.A. Human Biology (summa cum laude)University of Kansas

Certifications

  1. 1996
    OphthalmologyAmerican Board of Ophthalmology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Charter Inductee Retina Hall of Fame
  2. 2015
    Research & Innovation AwardLions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research
  3. 2015
    Emory Ophthalmology: #12 National RankUS News and World Report
  4. 2014
    Love of Sight Visionary Award Foundation Fighting Blindness
  5. 2013
    Secretariat AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  6. 2013
    Emory Millipub Club (article with > 1000 citations)Emory University
  7. 2012
    Top Ophthalmologists NationallyUS News and World Report
  8. 2012
    Gold Fellow AwardAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  9. 2011
    Atlanta’s Top Doc’sAtlanta Magazine
  10. 2011
    Castle Connolly Top Doctors in GeorgiaCastle Connolly
  11. 2011
    135 Leading Ophthalmologists in AmericaBecker's ASC Review
  12. 2011
    Senior Achievement AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  13. 2010
    Silver Fellow AwardAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  14. 2010
    Young Investigator Award (aka Rosenthal Award)Macula Society
  15. 2006
    Top Doctors” in the Twin CitiesMinneapolis-St. Paul Magazine
  16. 2005
    Mireille Bonnet Best Poster AwardEuropean Vitreoretinal Society
  17. 2003
    Achievement AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  18. 2001
    Endowed Scholar AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  19. 1999
    Best Teaching Faculty AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  20. 1998
    Best Doctors of MadisonMadison Magazine
  21. 1996
    Clinical Teaching AwardUniversity of Wisconsin
  22. 1995
    Clinical Teaching AwardEmory University
  23. 1995
    Heed/Knapp Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Cleveland Clinic
  24. 1994
    Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award Cleveland Clinic
  25. 1992
    Harry Plotke AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  26. 1992
    Best Teaching Resident Award in Memory of Richard T. Olson, M.D.)University of Minnesota
  27. 1991
    Best Teaching Resident Award in Memory of Richard T. Olson, M.D.University of Minnesota
  28. 1990
    Radiology Diagnosis Award (All Faculty Award)St. Lukes Hospital
  29. 1989
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Kansas
  30. 1988
    Gail M. Wilson Scholarship University of Kansas
  31. 1987
    Schiller F. Shore Scholarship University of Kansas
  32. 1986
    Flowers Memorial Scholarship University of Kansas
  33. 1986
    Distinguished Medical Teaching Scholar Award University of Kansas
  34. 1985
    Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Kansas
  35. 1985
    Gail M. Wilson ScholarshipUniversity of Kansas

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2022
    Secretary for Quality of CareAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  2. 2017
    Eyebank Tissue Focus GroupAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  3. 2016 - present
    Emeritus MemberEmory University
  4. 2016 - 2017
    Executive Committee MemberCenter for the Visually Impaired
  5. 2016 - 2017
    Board Development Committee MemberCenter for the Visually Impaired
  6. 2015 - 2020
    Council MemberAmerican Ophthalmological Society
  7. 2015 - 2017
    Executive Committee Vice ChairCenter for the Visually Impaired
  8. 2015 - 2017
    Chair, Strategic Planning CommitteeCenter for the Visually Impaired
  9. 2014 - 2016
    Translational Science Working GroupAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  10. 2014
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerResearch to Prevent Blindness
  11. 2012 - 2017
    Strategic Planning Committee MemberCenter for the Visually Impaired
  12. 2012 - 2017
    Board of Trustees, Board MemberCenter for the Visually Impaired
  13. 2012 - 2017
    ChairCommittee on Preferred Practice Patterns, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  14. 2012 - 2016
    Board of Managers MemberEmory Specialty Associates
  15. 2012 - 2014
    Chair - Membership CommitteeAmerican Ophthalmological Society
  16. 2012
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerResearch to Prevent Blindness
  17. 2011
    Reviewer for Scientific Abstracts at the Annual MeetingAssociation of University Professors of Ophthalmology
  18. 2010 - 2013
    Commercial Relationships CommitteeAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  19. 2009 - 2014
    Membership CommitteeAmerican Ophthalmological Society
  20. 2009 - 2010
    Advisory Board MemberCenter for Health in Aging
  21. 2009
    Reviewer for Scientific Abstracts at the Annual MeetingAssociation of University Professors of Ophthalmology
  22. 2009
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerResearch to Prevent Blindness
  23. 2009 - present
    Retina Clinical CommitteeAmerican Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  24. 2008 - 2017
    MemberGeorgia Society of Ophthalmology
  25. 2008 - 2009
    Charter MemberCenter for Health in Aging
  26. 2008 - present
    MemberMedical Association of Georgia
  27. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Ophthalmological Society
  28. 2008 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Professors of Ophthalmology
  29. 2007 - 2013
    Committee ChairAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  30. 2007 - 2013
    Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  31. 2007 - 2010
    Committee ChairMacula Society
  32. 2007 - 2010
    Executive Council MemberMacula Society
  33. 2005 - 2013
    Practicing Ophthalmologists Curriculum PanelAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  34. 2003 - 2017
    MemberRetina Society
  35. 2002 - present
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  36. 2001 - 2010
    Credentials CommitteeMacula Society
  37. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Retina Specialists
  38. 2000 - 2017
    MemberMacula Society
  39. 1999 - 2003
    Skills Transfer CommitteeAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  40. 1995 - present
    MemberUmbo Society
  41. 1994 - present
    MemberSociety of Heed Fellows, Heed Foundation
  42. 1991 - 2008
    MemberMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  43. 1991 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  44. 1990 - present
    MemberAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  45. 1985 - 2010
    MemberAmerican Medical Assocation
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