James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute


David Bogorad, M.D.

Contact info:
Dr. Bogorad's departmental website

Voice: 706.721.1160
Fax:    706.721.1158

Email:
dbogorad@augusta.edu

Primary appointment: Department of Ophthalmology

Affiliated departments:Primary appointment only

Background & Research Emphasis:
Dr. Bogorad received his MD degree from the New York University School of Medicine where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha. He served as a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Michigan School Of Medicine. He joined the Medical College of Georgia as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology in 2002. Dr. Bogorad is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has a long-standing interest in surgery of the anterior segment of the eye, his practice focuses on cataract, corneal and refractive surgery. He has performed thousands of cataract extractions with intra-ocular lens implants, and over 4,000 LASIK procedures. He is experienced in corneal transplantation, RK and PRK surgery, INTACS and epikeratophakia. Previously, he was director of refractive surgery in the Henry Ford Health System Department of Ophthalmology, one of the nation’s largest eye departments, and pioneered LASIK surgery in that institution. He was responsible for the credentialing of other Henry Ford eye surgeons in LASIK surgery. Dr. Bogorad received an award from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in an international competition of eye surgery training videos. Dr. Bogorad is collaborating with Dr. Wendy Bollag in studies of the corneal epithelium. He is the Principle Investigator in a study of the use of GenTeal ocular lubricants in the perioperateve management of LASIK patients. Dr. Bogorad is an active member of the VDI and teaches in the Fundamentals of Vision Science course.