University of Pennsylvania Health System

Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

Brian VanderBeek, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
University of Michigan, School of Literature, Science & Arts, 1999.
M.P.H (Toxicology)
University of Michigan, School of Public Health, 2001.
M.D.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern - Internal Medicine, Christ Hospital - Cincinnati, Ohio, 2005-2006.
Ophthalmology Resident, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College - New York, NY, 2006-2009.
Lecturer and Fellow, Retina, Uveitis, and Ocular Oncology , University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center - Ann Arbor, MI, 2009-2011.
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Selected Publications

VanderBeek BL, Elner S: “Sympathetic Ophthalmia; Recent Experience from a Tertiary Care Facility.” Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting May 2011.

VanderBeek BL, Smith SD, Radcliffe NM.: “Detection and Agreement of Parapapillary Atrophy Progression Using Digital Optic Disc Photos and Alternation Flicker” Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 248(9): 113-117, September 2010.

VanderBeek BL, Zacks DN, Talwar N, Nan B, Stein JD: “Role of Statins in the Development and Progression of Age-related Macular Degeneration” Retina Society Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA September 2010 Notes: Paper presentation

Johnson MW, VanderBeek BL : “The Diversity of Traction Mechanisms in Myopic Traction Maculopathy” Retina Society Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA September 2010 Notes: Paper Presentation.

Smith SD, VanderBeek BL, Radcliffe NM: “A weighted analysis in agreement of quadrant changes in parapillary atrophy progression using Digital Optic Nerve Photos and Alternation Flicker” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting; Fort Lauderdale, FL May 2010 Notes: Submitted for Oral Presentation

VanderBeek BL, Zacks DN, Talwar N, Nan B, Musch DC, Stein JD : “Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Risk for Non-Exudative and Exudative Age-related Macular Degeneration Among Asian Americans Compared with Other Races” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting; Fort Lauderdale, FL. May 2010 Notes: Paper Presentation

Johnson MW, VanderBeek BL: “The Diversity of Traction Mechanisms in Myopic Traction Maculopathy” American Ophthalmology Society Meeting; White Sulphur Springs, WV May 2010 Notes: Poster Presentation

Smith SD, VanderBeek BL, Radcliffe NM: “Detection and Agreement of Parapapillary Atrophy Progression Using Digital Optic Disc Photos and Alternation Flicker” American Glaucoma Society Annual Meeting; Naples, FL March 2010 Notes: Accepted for Paper Presentation

Johnson MW, VanderBeek BL : “The Diversity of Traction Mechanisms in Myopic Traction Maculopathy” Macula Society Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ February 2010 Notes: Accepted for Paper Presentation

VanderBeek BL, Chan RVP: “Retinal Emboli.” American Academy of Ophthalmology News and Education (O.N.E.) Network -http://one.aao.org/lms/cases/hypertensive_woman_vision_loss/player.html July 2009 Notes: Online case study publication.

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