James E. Puklin, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Kresge Eye Institute

Chair, Human Investigation Committee

Wayne State University


Specialty: Vitreoretinal diseases and surgery


Medical School: Chicago Medical School


Residency: Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Medical School


Fellowship: University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

Appointment Locations: Detroit and Taylor


Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology


Clinical Interests: Medical and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous; severe

posterior uveitis; choroidal tumors including ocular melanoma


Research Interests: Cystoid macular edema, ocular melanoma, retinal and choroidal

new vessel formation, severe posterior uveitis, and vitreoretinal surgical techniques


Special Activities: Member, Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MedCAC) of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); Member, Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO) International Committee and Advocacy Committee; Past Chair, ARVO International Committee and Advocacy Committee; Chair, Wayne State University Human Investigation Committee; Completed over 50 marathons



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