Serdar Özler, MD

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Dr. Serdar ÖzlerSerdar Özler, MD


CURRICULUM VITAE


EDUCATION


FELLOWSHIPS:
1. Vitreoretinal Surgery and Ocular Oncology
Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, and Kenneth-Norris Jr. Cancer Institute
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
June 1990-June 1991

2. Ophthalmic Laser Surgery
Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, and the Department of Surgery,
University of California Irvine, Irvine June 1989-June 1990

RESIDENCY: Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine
Ege University, Izmir- Turkey
1986-1992

INTERNSHIP: School of Medicine
Ege University, Izmir-Turkey
1984-1985

MEDICAL SCHOOL: School of Medicine
Ege University, Izmir-Turkey
1979-1984

SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL: Science Lycee,
Ankara-Turkey
1976-1979

JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL: Bornova Anadolu Lycee
Bornova, Izmir-Turkey
1973-1976

BUSSINESS EXPERIENCE:

1. Serdar Ozler Eye Medical Clinic Inc.
1994-Present

2. Chief Resident of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
Ege University Medical School
Bornova, Izmir, 35100 Turkey
1992-1994

2. Scientific reviewer of the Journal of the
American Academy of OPHTHALMOLOGY
1991- Present

3. Vitreoretinal Surgery
Parana Eye Hospital and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Parana
Curitiba, Parana-Brazil
1991

4. Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implantation
Intraocular Lens Institute
Schiedam-Holland
1988

5. General practitioner
(Mandatory Service for Ministry of Health)
Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine
University of Dicle, Diyarbakir-Turkey
1985-1986

6. Elective Internship
Orbis Flying Eye Hospital and the Department of Ophthalmology, Ege University, Izmir-Turkey
February, 1985

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

1. Best research award, Brazil Congress of Ophthalmology, September 1991

2. Funded by the Turkish Higher Educational Committee and Ege University for a fellowship program in USA, 1989

3. Granted a scholarship by the Turkish Research Institute for Science and Technology, 1978.
4. Best Scientist award, TOYP Turkey, 1998.
5. Melvin Jones Fellow Award for Humanitarian Work by the International Lions Society, Izmir 2002

SOCIETIES: 1. Member, Turkish Ophthalmological Society

2. Member, Europeon Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, Ophthalmic Oncology Group

INVITED SCIENTIFIC LECTURES

1. Koroid Malign Melanomunda Klinik. Panelist. Türk Oftalmoloji Derneği Ankara Şubesi aylık toplantısı. 21 Mart 1996, Hacettepe, Ankara.
2. Makulayı Etkileyen Tümörlerde Episkleral Radyoaktif iyod-125 Plak Brakiterapisi. Panelist. VIII. Ulusal Yaz Sempozyumu. 8-11 Haziran 1995, ÇeŞme, izmir.
3. CO CHAIRMAN at tumor session, European Congress of Ophthalmology, 2001

 

THESIS: 

1. Özler SA. Pseudophakia results in our clinic. Thesis of medical school graduation. Department of

Ophthalmology, University of Ege. izmir, 1985.

2. Özler SA. Modification of air pump for fluid-air exchange in vitreoretinal surgery. Candidate's

thesis. Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ege. izmir, 1992.

 

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED:

1. Hill RA, Özler SA, Profeta GA, Baerveldt G, Berns MW. Laser trabecular ablation (LTA): ARVO

abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 28- May 3, 1990. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 31 (Suppl): 1674,1990.

2. Özler SA, Hill RA, Andrews JJ, Baerveldt G, Heuer DK, Berns MW. Infrared laser sclerostomies. ARVO

abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 28-May 3, 1990. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 31 (Suppl):1675,1990.

3. Runyon T, Alfaro DV, Kirkman L, Queiroz Jr. JM, Özler SA, Liggett PE. Prophylactic intravenous

cefazolin in the management of experimental post-traumatic endophthalmitis. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota,

FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32 (Suppl):197,1991.

4. Hill RA, Özler SA, Baerveldt G, Viscardi J, Keates RH, Lee M, Harrington JA, Berns MW. Ab-interno

neodymium:YAG versus erbium:YAG laser sclerostomies in rabbits. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April

29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32 (Suppl):388,1991.

5. Queiroz Jr JM, Özler SA, Alfaro DV, Moreira Jr CA, Liggett PE. Histopathologic evaluation of

subretinal perfluorocarbon liquids. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest

Ophthalmol Vis Sci 32 (Suppl):1046,1991.

6. Moreira Jr CA, Özler SA, Queiroz Jr JM, Alfaro DV, Runyon T, Liggett PE. Experimental

intraoperative use of perfluorotributhylamine, perfluorodecaline and perfluoropolyether. ARVO

abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32 (Suppl);1049,1991.

7. Özler SA, Nelson JS, Queiroz Jr JM, Alfaro DV, Berns MW, Liggett PE. Photodynamic therapy of

experimental choroidal melanoma model using chloroaluminum sulfonated phthalocyanine. ARVO abstracts,

Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32(Suppl):2579,1991.

8. Liggett PE, El-Diri A, Özler SA. Tissue adhesives for retinopexy: a comparative study of synthetic

versus biologic adhesives. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis

Sci. 32(Suppl):2731,1991.

9. Berns MW, Özler SA, Liaw LL, Harner CF, Shimizu RW, Profeta G, Andrews JJ. Epithelial healing rate

after excimer laser keratectomy in rabbits. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest

Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32(Suppl):2837,1991.

10. Liggett PE, Dugel PU, Özler SA, Rao NA, Smith RE. Vitrectomy in steroid non-responsive cystoid

macular edema. Presented at the 95th meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim, CA,

October 13-17, 1991. Ophthalmology 8:(Suppl):131, 1991.

11. Moreira H, Queiroz Jr JM, Liggett PE, McDonnell PJ, Özler SA. Evaluation of corneal toxicity of

two perfluorocarbon liquids. Presented at the Brazil Congress of Ophthalmology, Sao Paulo, Brazil,

September 5-8, 1991.

12. Özler SA, Chong LP, Queiroz Jr JM, Liggett PE. Indocyanine green enhanced diode laser treatment of

melanoma in a rabbit model. Third International Congress on Laser Technology in Ophthalmology. San

Francisco, CA, May 22-25, 1991.

13. VickYi Shimoyma, Özler SA, Chong LP, Liggett PE. Indocyanine green enhanced diode laser treatment

of melanoma in a rabbit model. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, May 3-May 8, 1992. Invest Ophthalmol Vis

Sci. 1992;33(Suppl):2801.

14. Queiroz Jr JM, Özler SA. Photodynamic therapy of experimental choroidal melanoma. Presented at the

Brazil Congress of Ophthalmology, Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 3-6, 1992.

15. Özler SA, Astrahan MA, Liggett PE, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Özkök S, Haydaroğlu A. Initial

experience with 125I brachytherapy using an interactive treatment planning system for choroidal

malignant melanoma in Turkey. European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, May 9-11, Linz,

Austria.

16. Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Astrahan MA, Liggett PE, Özkök S, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign

melanomunun tedavisinde episkleral radyoaktif iyod-125 brakiterapisi. I. Ulusal Radyasyon Onkolojisi

Kongresi, 16-19 Mayıs, ÇeŞme, 1994.

17. Alaluf A, Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomunun brakiterapiye cevabının

ultrasonografik özellikleri. I. Ulusal Radyasyon Onkolojisi Kongresi, 16-19 Mayıs, ÇeŞme, 1994.

18. Killi R, Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Özbek SS, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomlarının

tanısında ve brakiterapi sonuçlarının takibinde renkli doppler ultrasonografi. I. Ulusal Radyasyon

Onkolojisi Kongresi, 16-19 Mayıs, ÇeŞme, 1994.

19. Özler SA, Alaluf A, Eryıldırım A, Arıcan A, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomunun tedavisinde

episkleral radyoaktif iyod-125 brakiterapisi: iki yıllık deneyimlerimiz. XXIX. Türk Oftalmoloji

Kongresi, Antalya, 17-21 Ekim, 1995.

PROCEEDINGS

1. Haznedaroğlu G, KaŞkaloğlu M, Özler SA. Anisometropik hastalarda retinoskopik bulgularla ultrasonik

aksiyel uzunluk ölçümlerinin iliŞkisi. XIX. (1985) Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Matbaa

Teknisyenleri Basımevi, 462-465, 1986, istanbul.

2. Eltutar K, Özler SA. Pterijiumlarda eksizyon derivasyon otoplastisi sonuçlarımız. XX. (1986) Türk

Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Uludağ Üniversitesi Basımevi, 195-198, 1989, Bursa.

3. Özler SA, Karadede S, Eltutar K. Trahoma bağlı korneal kurvatur değiŞiklikleri. XX. (1986) Türk

Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Uludağ Üniversitesi Basımevi, 499-503, 1989, Bursa.

4. Karadede S, Eltutar K, Özler SA. Trahomda yeni görüŞler ve Güney Doğu Anadolu'da son

değerlendirmeler. XX. (1986) Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Uludağ Üniversitesi Basımevi, 541-543,

1989, Bursa.

5. Eltutar K, Karadede S, Özler SA, Ediz A. Lepralı olgularda trahomun özellikleri. XX. (1986) Türk

Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Uludağ Üniversitesi Basımevi, 544-547, 1989, Bursa.

6. Batmanoğlu A, Eltutar K, KarakaŞ N, Özler SA, Karadede S. Trahomda enflamasyon Şiddetine göre

tedavi seçiminin avantajları ve pratik uygulaması. XXIII. (1989) Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni,

Çukurova Üniversitesi Basımevi, 1:17-20, 1989, Adana.

7. Beken Z, Eltutar K, KarakaŞ N, Özler SA, Karadede S. Skatrisyel trahomlu katarakt olgularında

göziçi lensi uygularımız. XXIII. (1989) Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Çukurova Üniversitesi

Basımevi, 1:31-34, 1989, Adana.

8. Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Astrahan MA, Liggett PE, Özkök S, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign

melanomunun tedavisinde episkleral radyoaktif iyod-125 brakiterapisi. XXVIII. Türk Oftalmoloji

Kongresi Bülteni, Selçuk Üniversitesi Basımevi, 2:545-547, 1994, Antalya.

9. Alaluf A, Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomunun brakiterapiye cevabının

ultrasonografik özellikleri. XXVIII. Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Selçuk Üniversitesi Basımevi,

2:543-544, 1994, Antalya.

10. Özler SA, Killi R, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Özbek SS, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomlarının

tanısında ve brakiterapi sonuçlarının takibinde renkli doppler ultrasonografi. XXVIII. Türk

Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Selçuk Üniversitesi Basımevi, 3:1228-1229, 1994, Antalya.

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

11. Eltutar K, Karadede S, Özler SA. Trahom: 174 olguda klinik gözlemlerimiz. Türk Oftalmoloji

Dergisi, 16:373-381, 1986.

12. Eltutar K, Karadede S, Özler SA. Güney Doğu Anadolu Bölgesinde pterijiumun özellikleri ve trahom

ile iliŞkisi. Türk Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 16:462-467, 1986.

13. Eltutar K, Atlıhan F, Karadede S, Özler SA. Konjenital iktiyosis ve göz bulguları. Türk

Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 17:658-664, 1987.

14. Eltutar K, Karadede S, Atlıhan F, Özler SA. Ectropion and bilateral corneal perforation in a case

of congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma. Clinical and histopathological review. (French)

Ophtalmologie, Jul-Sep, 2(3):253-254, 1988.

15. Yağcı A, Özler SA, Erbakan G, Ersöz B. Gaz geçirgen olmayan sert kontakt lens çalıŞmaları: lens

kullanımı sonrası tavŞanlarda kornea ve ön kamera laktat seviyeleri. Türk Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 19:510

-514, 1989.

16. Özler SA, Neev J, Liaw LL, Profeta G, Haznedaroğlu G, Andaç K, Berns MW. Excimer (193 nm) ve

erbium:YAG (2.94 µm) lazer fotorefraktif keratektomilerinin ultrastrüktürel karŞılaŞtırılması. Türk

Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 20:385-391, 1990.

17. Özler SA, Hill RA, Andrews JJ, Baerveldt G, Berns MW. Infrared laser sclerostomies. Investigative

of Ophthalmology, 32:2498-2503, 1991.

18. Hill RA, Baerveldt G, Özler SA, Pickford M, Profeta GA, Berns MW. Laser trabecular ablation (LTA):

Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 11:341-346, 1991.

19. Hill RA, Özler SA, Baerveldt G, Viscardi J, Keates RH, Lee M, Harrington JA, Berns MW. Ab-interno

neodymium:YAG versus erbium:YAG laser sclerostomies in rabbits. Ophthalmic Surgery, 23:192-197, 1992

20. Özler SA, Nelson JS, Liggett PE, Queiroz Jr JM, Berns MW. Photodynamic therapy of experimental

choroidal melanoma model using chloroaluminum sulfonated phthalocyanine. Archieves of Ophthalmology,

110:555-561, 1992.

21. Queiroz Jr JM, Moreira H, Liggett PE, McDonnell PJ, Özler SA. Corneal toxicity study of two

perfluorocarbon liquids. Arq Bras Oftal, 55 (6): 244-248, 1992

22. Queiroz Jr JM, Blanks JC, Özler SA, Alfaro DV, Liggett PE. Subretinal perfluorocarbon liquids: an

experimental study. Retina, 12:S33-S39, 1992.

23. Queiroz Jr JM, Özler SA, Moreira Jr CA, Alfaro DV, Runyon T, Liggett PE. Experimental

intraoperative use of perfluorotributhylamine, perfluorodecaline, and perfluoropolyether. Arq Bras

Oftal, 55 (3): 112-116, 1992.

24. Özler SA, Liaw LL, Neev J, Raney D, Berns MW. Acute ultrastructural changes after excimer laser

corneal ablation. Investigative of Ophthalmology 3:540-546, 1992.

25. Dugel PU, Rao NA, Özler SA, Liggett PE, Smith RE. Pars plana vitrectomy for intraocular

inflammation-related cystoid macular edema unresponsive to corticosteroids. Ophthalmology, 99:1535-

1541,1992.

26. Özler SA, Algan O, Haznedaroğlu G. An unexpected problem with an inexpensive air pump for vitreous

surgery. [letter] Archieves of Ophthalmology, 111:583-584,1993.

27. Chong LP, Özler SA, Queiroz Jr JM, Liggett PE. Indocyanine green-enhanced diode laser treatment of

melanoma in a rabbit model. Retina, 13:251-259, 1993.

28. Özler SA, Neev J, Moreira H, Haznedaroğlu G, Berns MW. Excimer laser kornea ablasyonu: Korneadan

fırlayan materyalin yüksek hız fotografisi. Türk Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 23:169-175, 1993.

29. Özler SA, Algan O, Haznedaroğlu G. A simple fluid-air exchange device for vitreoretinal surgery.

Ege University Medical Journal, 1(1-2):1-5, 1992.

30. Özler SA, Harner CF, Moreira H, Haznedaroğlu G, Berns MW. Excimer laser keratektomisinden sonra

epitel kinetiği. Türk Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 24:185-188, 1994

31. Akkın C, Özler SA, MenteŞ J. Tilt and decentration of bag-fixated intraocular lenses: a

comparative study between capsulorhexis and envelope techniques. Documenta Ophthalmologica, 87:199-

209, 1994