Awards & Recognition

Jay S. Pepose, M.D., Ph.D.

2017    American Academy of Ophthalmology: Life Achievement Honor Award

1993-2016    “Best Doctors in America” Citation

2002-2016    America’s Top Ophthalmologists – Consumer’s Research Council of America

2001-2016    America’s Top Docs – Castle Connolly Guide

2015     Guest lecturer at St Louis Ophthalmological Society meeting
Guest lecturer at Washington University School of Medicine
Featured at the Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Journal Club
Guest lecturer at the Italian Ophthalmological Society
Awarded the prestigious Best Paper of Session at the current ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery
Recognized by the American Journal of Ophthalmology
Guest lecturer at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Hawaiian Eye Global Meeting

2014    ASCRS Best Poster Winner – Keratorefractive – Comparison of Depth of Focus and Mesopic
Contrast Sensitivity in Small-Aperture Inlay, Accommodating IOL, and Multifocal IOL Patient

2013    Best Cataract Poster Presentation at the XXXI Congress of the ESCRS, Amsterdam

2012    Distinguished Alumnus Award Lecture, The Wilmer Institute, Johns Hopkins

2012    Active Member, The American Ophthalmological Society (AOS) with thesis

2012    ASCRS Best Paper of Session Award “Prospective, randomized evaluation
of bilateral implantation of 3 FDA-approved presbyopia-correction IOLs”

2011    Patient’s Choice Award

2010    ARVO Gold Fellow

2009     Inaugural Silver Fellow, Association for Research in Vision Ophthalmology

2003    Distinguished Service Award 15 Years of Dedication to Ophthalmology –
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

2003    American Journal of Ophthalmology Distinguished Editorial Board Member

2002    Eye Care America Volunteer

2002    Bausch & Lomb Esteemed Presenter Innovator’s Lecture Series – ASCRS

2001    National Registry of Who’s Who

1999    All-Star Docs – St. Louis Magazine

1998-1999    VISX Star Award

1996    Research to Prevent Blindness Senior Investigator Award

1995    Well Known Specialist Citation in “Best Hospitals in America”

1994-1999    Bernard Becker Endowed Chair

1991    Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Cogan Award and Lecture

1990    American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award

1990-1991    Research to Prevent Blindness Olga Keith Wiess Scholar Award

1989    Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness Lectureship

1988-1990    American College of Surgeons Fellowship

1987    Georgetown University Clinical Research Award

1984    NEI-ARVO Travel Fellowship

1983    Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fellowship

1982    Alpha Omega Alpha

1981    Alpha Omega Alpha Research Award

1979-1980    National Cancer Institute Predoctoral Trainee

1979    American Society for Microbiology Research Award

1977    Roche Laboratories Award in Neuroscience

1976    National Foundation Research Fellowship

1975    University of California Regents Scholar

Mujtaba Qazi, M.D.

2014   ASCRS “Best Paper of Session” 4-D, CORNEA Endothelial Cell Count, Cornea Anatomy

2013   Panelist, Keratorefractive, Presbyopia, ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL and
Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, CA

2012   American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award
Panelist, Keratoconus, Ectasia, ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL and
Refractive Surgery, Chicago, IL

2011-2014   Best Doctors in America

2011    Chair, APPNA CARES – Clinic Day

2011-2012    Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
Life Patron of the Trust, Al-Shifa Trust Rawalpindi for the Prevention & Cure of Blindness

2010    Best Doctors in St. Louis, Ophthalmology (St. Louis Magazine)

President, APPNA – Greater St. Louis Chapter

Nancy Holekamp, M.D.

2011    America’s Top Doctor

2011    Secretariat Award

2010    Fifteen-Year Clinical Faculty Award, Washington University

2007    American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Honor Award

2007    American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award

2005 – 2014    America’s Best Doctors

2003    Macula Society Research Grant, $10,000


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