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Ahmara Ross, MD, PhD

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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
Bryn Mawr College, 2003.
Jefferson Medical College, 2011.
PhD (Molecular Pharmacology/Structural Biology)
Thomas Jefferson University, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, 2011-2012.
Resident, Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA, 2012-2015.
Fellow, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2015-2016.
Fellow, Glaucoma, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2016-2017.
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Board Eligible, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Weinstein JL, Ross AG, Fuerst NM, Lubin D, Liu GT: Clinical Reasoning: A 59-year-old man with multifocal strokes, then subsequent painful eye movements and diplopia. Neurology 87(19): e231-e236, Nov 2016.

Ross AG, Chan AA, Mihm MC, Yu JY: Endocrine Mucin-Producing Sweat Gland Carcinoma: An Uncommon Presentation. Seminars in Ophthalmology Page: 1-3, Jul 2016.

Ross AG, Rodriguez G, Pistilli M, Yalamanchili S, Rigi M, Smith SV, Puckett ER, Suleiman AO, Lee AG, Chen J, Sheldon CA, Moster M, Sergott RC, Van Stavern GP, Francis CE, Foroozan R, Hedges TR, Garcia Basterra I, Liu GT, Williams ZR, Ko M, McClelland C, Shindler KS, Osborne B, Vaphiades MM, Tamhankar MA: A Comparison of Subjects Presenting With Diplopia From Giant Cell Arteritis Versus Those From Other Causes. North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ Feb-Mar 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Ross AG, Karenchak LM, Dhaliwal DK, Kowalski RP. : The Threshold of Light Energy to Eliminate Acanthamoeba. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2016, Seattle, WA. 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Ross AG, Winter T, Carlson A : Visual Outcomes After Treatment of Venous Sinus Stenosis with Dural Venous Sinus Stenting. North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) Annual Meeting 2015, San Diego, CA Feb 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Ross AG, Fu V, Bonhomme G, Zaydan I, Nishcal K, Lope L, Sylvester C, Mitchell E : Examination of Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) in a Pediatric Population with Newly Diagnosed Elevated Intracranial Hypertension. North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society 2015. San Diego, CA. Poster Number: 108. North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) 2015 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA Feb 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Gibbons A V, Lin JE, Kim GW, Marszalowicz GP, Li P, Stoecker BA, Blomain ES, Rattan S, Snook AE, Schulz S, Waldman SA: Intestinal GUCY2C prevents TGF-β secretion coordinating desmoplasia and hyperproliferation in colorectal cancer. Cancer Research 73(22): 6654-66, Nov 2013.

Badri M, Gibbons AV, Popii V, Yih D, Cohen-Stein DL, Patel SM: Perioperative management of a patient with a nonresectable pheochromocytoma. Endocrine Practice 19(3): e74-6, May-Jun 2013.

Mallory FB, Mallory CW, Regan CK, Aspden RJ, Ricks AB, Racowski JM, Nash AI, Gibbons AV, Carroll PJ, Bohen JM: Phenyl groups versus tert-butyl groups as solubilizing substituents for some [5]phenacenes and [7]phenacenes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry 78(5): 2040-5, Mar 2013.

Lin JE, Li P, Snook AE, Schulz S, Dasgupta At, Hyslop TM, Gibbons AV, Marszlowicz G, Pitari GM, Waldman SA: The hormone receptor GUCY2C suppresses intestinal tumor formation by inhibiting AKT signaling. Gastroenterology 138(1): 241-54, Jan 2010.

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