Louis J. Chorich III, M.D.

Medical Degree: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Internship: Riverside Methodist Hospital

Residency: Ophthalmology, The Ohio State University

Fellowship: Vitreoretinal Surgery, The Ohio State University

Teaching: From 1998 to 2006, Dr. Chorich served as a full-time faculty member of The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology. He has been involved in the training of medical students, ophthalmology residents, and vitreoretinal fellows. He continues to participate in the teaching program as an Assistant Clinical Professor. Dr. Chorich has authored chapters in several ophthalmology textbooks and has contributed to a number of publications in medical journals. He lectures at both local and national ophthalmology conferences.

Research and Special Interests: Dr. Chorich has served as an investigator in a number of clinical research trials studying new treatments for macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and other retinal disorders. His other clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of uveitis (ocular inflammatory disorders), retinal vascular diseases and retinal detachment. Dr. Chorich has experience as a computer programmer and consultant. He maintains his programming skills and has a special interest in computer applications for ophthalmology.

Affiliations: Dr. Chorich is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Ohio Ophthalmological Society, Ohio State Medical Association, and Columbus Medical Association.