Carlos Gustavo Vasconcelos De Moraes, MD
Carlos Gustavo Vasconcelos De Moraes, MD

Carlos Gustavo Vasconcelos De Moraes, MD

Ophthalmology
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Specialties
Ophthalmology, more

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CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

622 W 168th Street
Vanderbilt Clinic Building, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10032
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About Carlos Gustavo Vasconcelos De Moraes, MD

Dr. C. Gustavo De Moraes is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Medical Director of Clinical Trials of the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center / New York Presbyterian Hospital. He sees patients with or at risk of developing glaucoma. His primary research interests are in novel techniques for glaucoma diagnosis, detection of progression, and treatment. Based on his research, Dr. De Moraes has been ranked among the top 10 glaucoma experts in the world, as cited at Expertscape.com.


Dr. De Moraes completed a glaucoma fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEEI), later directing the Glaucoma Research Unit at the Einhorn Clinical Research Center of the NYEEI. He was also a Research Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University (NYU).


Dr. De Moraes is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), American Glaucoma Society (AGS), New York Glaucoma Society (NYGS), Ophthalmic Laser and Imaging Society (OLIS), and World Glaucoma Association (WGA).


He has published over 170 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is currently a member of the editorial boards of some of the journals with highest impact factor in the field of Ophthalmology. He has authored/ co-authored 5 book chapters in Ophthalmology and Glaucoma, as well as the Consensus on Medical Treatment and Consensus on Glaucoma Progression of the WGA.


Dr. De Moraes is chair of the Associate Advisory Board of the WGA and a member of its Education Committee. He is a member of the Publications Committee of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). In 2017, he received the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Achievement Award.


Dr. De Moraes' clinical research is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), New York, NY.


To view a full listing of Dr. DeMoraes' publications, click here.


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Expertise

  • Clinical Research Trials

  • Glaucoma

  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease

  • Glaucoma Laser Surgery

  • Glaucoma Surgery

  • Visual Fields

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Education

  • Fellowship: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

  • Fellowship: University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Medicine (Brazil)

  • Residency: University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Medicine (Brazil)

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Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC

  • Medical Director, Clinical Trials Unit

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Education

  • Fellowship: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Residency: University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Medicine (Brazil)
  • Fellowship: University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Medicine (Brazil)

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC
  • Medical Director, Clinical Trials Unit

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish