R. Wade Crow

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Associate Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology
School of Medicine


B.S., Emory University, graduated Phi Beta Kappa, 1998
M.D, University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine, 2002
Internship: Transitional Year, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 2003
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2006
Fellowship: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Moran Eye Institute at the University of Utah, 2007

Phone: Appointments (949) 824-2020; Academic Office (949) 824-7944
Email: rcrow@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
850 Health Sciences Rd.
Mail Code: 4375
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Giant Cell Arteritis, Temporal Arteritis, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Optic Neuritis, Cranial Nerve Palsies, Grave’s Disease, Myasthenia Gravis
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Academic Distinctions
2017 - Selected as a Top Ophthalmologist on 2017 Leading Physicians of the World
2017 - Recognition for Outstanding UC Irvine Health Physician
2017 - UC Irvine 2017 "Heroes in Healthcare" Nomination
2016 - Selected as Castle Connolly's 2016 Top Doctors Award
2014 - Southern California Rising Stars
2013 - Best of LA 2013 - Ophthalmology
2012 - UC Irvine 2012 "Heroes in Healthcare" Nomination
2012 - Recognition for Outstanding Teaching Service
2011 - Nomination for the Stanley van den Noort & Elliot Frohman Mentoring Award
Awards and Honors
2021 Selected as an Orange County Physician of Excellence – Publication in
Orange Coast Magazine’s Jan 2021 issue.
2020 Selected as an Orange County Physician of Excellence – Publication in
Orange Coast Magazine’s Jan 2020 issue.
2020 Selected as a Top Ophthalmologist on 2020 Leading Physicians of the World
2017 Selected as a Top Ophthalmologist on 2017 Leading Physicians of the World
2017 Recognition for Outstanding UC Irvine Health Physician
2017 UC Irvine 2017 "Heroes in Healthcare" Nomination
2016 Selected as Castle Connolly's 2016 Top Doctors Award
2014 Southern California Rising Stars
2013 Best of LA 2013 - Ophthalmology
2012 UC Irvine 2012 "Heroes in Healthcare" Nomination
2012 Recognition for Outstanding Teaching Service
2011 Nomination for the Stanley van den Noort &
Elliot Frohman Mentoring Award
2007 Clinical Instructor of the Year
Publications
PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES

6) Crow RW. Pupillary Light Reflex. PDF. [NOVEL Collection]. 2015. Available at: http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/EHSL-NOVEL/id/2221 . February 9, 2015.

7) Crow RW. Pupillary reflex and the APD-Wade Crow: Pupillary Reflex and the APD. PDF. [NOVEL]. 2014. Available at: http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/EHSL-NOVEL/id/2222. March 2, 2015.

8) Xie K, Liu CY, Hasso AN, Crow RW. Visual field changes as an early indicator of glioblastoma multiforme progression: two cases of functional vision changes before MRI detection. Clin Ophthalmol. 2015 Jun 11;9:1041-7. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S79723. eCollection 2015. PMID:26089636

9) Patel A, Crow RW, Tao J. A right-angle optic nerve with normal function following sphenoid wing meningioma resection. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2016 Sep-Oct; 32(5): 124. PMID: 26730855

10) Maducdoc MM, Haider A, Nalbandian A, Youm JH, Morgan PV, Crow RW. Visual Consequences of electronic reader use; a pilot study. Int Ophthalmology. 2017Apr; 37(2): 433-439. Doi: 10.1007/s10792-016-0281-9. PMID: 27495950

11) Aggarwal S, Knight DK, Shumway CL, Wade M, Crow, RW. Visual Acuity after Cataract Surgery in Patients with Optic Neuropathies. Acta Ophthalmologica. 2019 Jun; 97(4):e514-e518. Doi: 10.1111/aos.13959. PMID: 30511418

POSTERS & ABSTRACTS

Minnah Ahn, Jessica J. Wang, Anderson N. Vu, Josiah K. To, Andrew W. Browne, Robert W. Crow, Lilangi S. Ediriwickrema. “Cone Contrast Threshold Measurements for Compressive Optic Neuropathies”, # 3540544. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA. May 1-7, 2021. VIRTUAL MEETING.

Marc Yonkers, Sarah Farukhi, Jim Hall, Robert Crow, Jeremiah Tao. “Estrogen Increases Aquaporin-1 Mediated Membrane Permeability: A New Pathophysiologic Mechanism for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension”. Department of Ophthalmology, University of California Irvine Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, Irvine, CA. October 16, 2014
Professional Societies
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
North American Neuro-Ophthalmological Society (NANOS)
Southern California Neuro-Ophthalmological Society (SCANOS)
Research Center
The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Last updated
09/21/2021