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Dr. Fuller's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Fuller "Dr. Jeffrey Fuller is a fellowship-trained and board-certified ophthalmologist sub-specializing in medical and surgical treatment of conditions affecting the retina and vitreous. He thoroughly enjoys interacting with patients and treating their visual disease, coordinating his care with their referring eye care professional. Dr. Fuller is also the recipient of numerous awards and scientific grants, and his research has lead to numerous publications in ophthalmological and basic science journals. He has lectured at national and international professional society meetings including, The Macula Society, the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), The Iowa Eye Meeting, and the Joint Commission on Allied Health Professionals in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). Dr. Fuller has worked under mentors Peter Detloff, PhD., James Folk, M.D., Dennis Marcus, M.D. and Ed Stone, M.D., PhD. Dr. Fuller is a member of the American Society of Retinal Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Board of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association of Alabama, the Iowa Eye Association, and other professional organizations. Dr. Fuller earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He spent two years in Brazil completing missionary services. He then obtained his medical education at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Fuller's internship was completed at Baptist Medical Center-Montclair in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia, Department of Ophthalmology in Augusta. He then completed two-years of fellowship training in Vitreoretinal Disease at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Department of Ophthalmology in Iowa City, Iowa, which is consistently ranked among the top 5 ophthalmology training programs in the nation. Dr. Fuller's ties to Alabama are strong, having married an Alabama-native and UA graduate, Laura Morris while a medical student at UAB. They now have six children including 5 boys and 1 girl. His hobbies include cycling, triathlons, following college football and basketball, snow skiing and reading. He completed an Ironman Triathlon in 2011. He and his family are very involved with their church group and Dr. Fuller is fluent in Portuguese and conversant in Spanish."
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Hypotony of Eye
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Exams
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Diabetic Eye Exam
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Soft Contact Lenses
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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Brigham Young University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School | Graduated 2001
Baptist Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
Medical Coll Ga
Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
Iowa U Hosps & Clins
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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