Dean McGee Eye Institute Announces Appointment of New Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Specialist
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Dean McGee Eye Institute announced the appointment of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus specialist Janine E. Collinge, M.D. to the Institute and as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the University of Oklahoma Department of Ophthalmology.
Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned with each other and affects about 4 percent of children. Dr. Collinge cares for children and adults with strabismus as well as children with other eye disorders, including cataracts.
A native of New Jersey, Dr. Collinge earned her undergraduate degree with distinction and honors from the University of Delaware and her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She completed a residency in ophthalmology at Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she served as chief resident. Dr. Collinge completed her fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
Dr. Collinge sees patients at the Dean McGee Eye Institute’s Oklahoma Health Center location in Oklahoma City.
About the Dean McGee Eye Institute
The Dean McGee Eye Institute is dedicated to serving all Oklahomans and the global community through excellence and leadership in patient care, education and vision research. It is one of the largest and most respected eye institutes in the United States and houses the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Its research and training programs are among the most highly regarded in the country. Nineteen of the Institute’s ophthalmologists are listed in the Best Doctors in America; its Director of Vision Research is a Past President of the International Society for Eye Research, Past Vice President of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and a recipient of ARVO’s prestigious Proctor Medal; two members of the faculty are recent or current directors of the American Board of Ophthalmology; three serve on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; one is Vice Chair of the Residency Review Committee in Ophthalmology for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; and one is President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Past President of the American Glaucoma Society. For more information, visit www.dmei.org.
Posted on Fri, August 1, 2014
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