Arthur J. Sit, M.D.

  1. Ophthalmologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Glaucoma surgery
  • Glaucoma
  1. 2005
    Fellow - GlaucomaUniversity of California, San Diego
  2. 2004
    Resident - OphthalmologyUniversity of Toronto
  3. 1999
    MDUniversity of Toronto
  4. 1995
    SM - Mechanical EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  5. 1990
    BSME - Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Toronto

Certifications

  1. 2006
    OphthalmologyAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  2. 2004
    OphthalmologyRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Senior Achievement AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  2. 2015
    The Ronald Lowe MedalANZGIG - Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Interest Group
  3. 2012
    Achievement Award 2012American Academy of Ophthalmology
  4. 2011
    Young Clinician Scientist AwardWorld Glaucoma Association
  5. 2010
    Who's Who in AmericaAwarding Organization
  6. 2009
    Best Doctors in AmericaAwarding Organization
  7. 2008
    Young Physician Scientist AwardAmerican Glaucoma Society
  8. 2008
    Robert & Helen Schaub Special Scholar AwardResearch to Prevent Blindness
  9. 2007
    Top Ten Paper, "Circadian Variation in Aqueous Outflow Facility in Young Healthy Adults"American Glaucoma Society
  10. 2007
    Clinician Scientist AwardAmerican Glaucoma Society
  11. 2005
    Fellow of the YearDepartment of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego
  12. 2004
    Dr. Michael Shea Award-Best Resident AwardSt. Michael's Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto
  13. 2004
    Dr. Sigmund Vaile Award-Best Resident AwardMount Sinai Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto
  14. 2002
    Alumni Award-Best Resident Research Paper, "Novel Glaucoma Drainage Implant"Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto
  15. 1999
    Wilkinson ScholarshipDepartment of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto
  16. 1997
    Meloche-Monnex ScholarshipCanadian Council of Professional Engineers
  17. 1996
    Samuel Castrilli AwardFaculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  18. 1996
    MRC Summer Research ScholarshipFaculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  19. 1995
    Honours StandingFaculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  20. 1993
    1967 Science and Engineering ScholarshipNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  21. 1993
    Honours StandingMechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  22. 1989
    ScholarshipGeneral Motors of Canada
  23. 1989
    J.A. Findlay ScholarshipMechanical Engineering, University of Toronto
  24. 1989
    General Motors of Canada ScholarshipGeneral Motors of Canada
  25. 1988
    NSERC Summer Research FellowshipMechanical Engineering, University of Toronto
  26. 1986
    J.W. Billes Admission ScholarshipUniversity of Toronto
  27. 1986
    Dean's Honour ListMechanical Engineering, University of Toronto

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  2. 2019 - present
    World Glaucoma Congress 2021, Program Co-ChairWorld Glaucoma Association
  3. 2019 - present
    Chair, Statutes CommitteeWorld Glaucoma Association
  4. 2019 - present
    Member, Board of GovernorsWorld Glaucoma Association
  5. 2018 - present
    Member, Ophthalmic Technology Assessment CommitteeAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  6. 2017 - present
    World Glaucoma Congress 2019, Program Co-ChairWorld Glaucoma Association
  7. 2017 - 2019
    World Glaucoma Congress 2019, Program Co-ChairWorld Glaucoma Association
  8. 2016 - 2017
    PresidentMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  9. 2016 - present
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  10. 2015 - 2017
    World Glaucoma Congress 2017, Program Co-ChairWorld Glaucoma Association
  11. 2015 - 2017
    Glaucoma Subspecialty Day Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  12. 2015 - 2016
    President ElectMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  13. 2015 - present
    Fellowship DirectorDepartment of Ophthalmology
  14. 2014 - 2015
    SecretaryMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  15. 2014 - present
    Basic and Clinical Science Course Sec. 10: Glaucoma, Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  16. 2013 - 2014
    ChairNominating Committee, American Glaucoma Society
  17. 2013 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  18. 2011 - 2014
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Glaucoma Society
  19. 2011 - 2014
    ChairResearch Committee, American Glaucoma Society
  20. 2010 - 2019
    Board of DirectorsMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  21. 2010 - 2013
    MemberNominating Committee, American Glaucoma Society
  22. 2010 - 2012
    MemberProgram Committee, American Glaucoma Society
  23. 2009 - 2010
    MemberResearch Committee, American Glaucoma Society
  24. 2009 - 2010
    Co-ChairStrategic Planning Committee, World Glaucoma Association
  25. 2009 - present
    MemberMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  26. 2008 - 2012
    Co-ChairPromulgation Committee, World Glaucoma Association
  27. 2008 - 2009
    Member, Strategic Planning CommitteeAmerican Glaucoma Society
  28. 2008
    MemberMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  29. 2008 - present
    MemberWorld Glaucoma Association
  30. 2007 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  31. 2006 - 2018
    MemberAssociate Advisory Board, World Glaucoma Association
  32. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Glaucoma Society
  33. 2006 - present
    MemberAssociation of International Glaucoma Societies
  34. 2004
    MemberResidency Admissions Committee, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto
  35. 2003 - 2004
    RepresentativePGY-5 Residents, Postgraduate Medical Education Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  36. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  37. 1999 - present
    MemberCanadian Ophthalmological Society
  38. 1998 - 1999
    Hospital RepresentativeFourth Year Medicine, Wightman-Berris Academy, University of Toronto
  39. 1997 - present
    MemberAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  40. 1993 - present
    MemberAssociation of Professional Engineers of Ontario
  41. 1989 - 1990
    RepresentativeStaff/Student Council, Fourth Year Mechanical Engineering Class, University of Toronto
  42.  
    Ph.D. Thesis Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.