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
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

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
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
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