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WINNING THE BATTLE OF LIFE AND SIGHT


The Physicians



Arman Mashayekhi, M.D.

Doctor Mashayekhi completed his Medical and Ophthalmology training at Pahlavi University of Medical Sciences (Shiraz, Iran). He did a Retina Fellowship in 1992 at Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (Tehran, Iran) where he continued to practice for several years as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and served as a member of the editorial board of Bina Journal of Ophthalmology and was a co-member of the scientific committee of the Center for Eye Research. During 2001-2002, Dr. Mashayekhi completed his fellowship in Ocular Oncology here at Wills Eye Institute. He is currently a Staff Physician and Researcher on the Oncology Service working extensively in the field of ocular tumors. He is an International Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has been co-instructor of several courses at the annual meetings of this Academy. Dr. Mashayekhi has written a text book on diseases of the retina and has authored or co-authored multiple scientific reports that have been published in major peer reviewed ophthalmology journals. The results of his continuing research have been presented at international ophthalmology congresses and meetings.


Sara E. Lally, M.D.
Sara E. Lally is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College. Board certified in ophthalmology, she completed her residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.  Dr. Lally also completed a two year clinical fellowship in Ocular Oncology at Wills Eye Institute.  Her clinical interests include tumors of the conjunctiva, the eyelid, and the orbit. She is also involved in research investigating new treatments for the complications of radiation on the eye and is experienced with coated hydroxyapatite implants after enucleation.  She is a Clinical Instructor at Thomas Jefferon University and is active with professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and International Society of Ocular Oncology.  
Carlos Bianciotto
Dr Bianciotto completed his residency training at Fundacion Malbran in Buenos Aires. He then did a fellowship in Oculoplastics at the University of Valladolid in Spain after obtaining a scholarship from the spanish government. Afterwards, he completed one year of training in the Ophthalmology Department at the Cannes Hospital of the University of Nice in France. More recently, he joined Wills Eye Institute Oncology Service for fellowship training. He has co-authored more than 10 publications in peer reviewed journals.
Ann Leahey, M.D.
Dr. Leahey was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Dartmouth College and received her medical degree at Brown. She did her pediatriac residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City followed by a pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship at The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia. She joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvaia Medical School in 1993 and is presently a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics. She is a member of the Children's Oncology Group Retinoblastoma Committee and has presented her work both nationally and internationally. She has authored over 40 peer reviewed publications and book chapters.






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