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Physician Advisory Board



Thank you to the members of our Physician Advisory Board!

Mark Codner, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, Emory University
Atlanta, GA
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David Cooper, M.D.
Director, Thyroid Clinic, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Professor of International Health, Bloomberg Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD
Click here for bio at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Raymond S. Douglas, M.D., Ph.D.
Eye Plastic, Orbital and Facial Cosmetic Surgery
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center
Ann Arbor, MI
Click here for bio at University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. 

Jonathan J. Dutton, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S
Professor, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ophthalmic Oncology, University of North Carolina Department of Ophthalmology.
Chapel Hill, NC
Click here for bio at University of North Carolina Department of Ophthalmology.

Andrew G. Gianoukakis MD
Professor of Medicine,
UCLA School of Medicine
Program Director, Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellowship
Section Head, Thyroid
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

M. Carol Greenlee M.D., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.P.
Western Slope Endocrinology
Grand Junction, CO
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Laszlo Hegedüs, M.D., DMSc, Professor
University of Southern Denmark
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Odense University Hospital
Odense, Denmark

George J. Kahaly, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology / Metabolism
Chief Physician, Endocrine Outpatient Clinic
Director, Thyroid Research Lab
Gutenberg University Medical Center
Mainz, Germany

Michael Kazim, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Surgery
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, New York
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Don O. Kikkawa, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology Vice-Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology Chief, Division of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of San Diego Shiley Eye Center
San Diego, CA
Click Here for bio at UCSD Shiley Eye Center 

Ira M. Lesser, M.D.
Chair, Department of Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Torrance, CA

Neil R. Miller, M.D.
Frank B. Walsh Professor of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Chief, Neuro-Ophthalmology Division
The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Click Here for bio at Wilmer Eye Institute 

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