Gustavo E. Tamayo, MD

Gustavo Tamayo MD is ophthalmologist from the Universidad del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia and fellowship from University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa, USA. Currently is Scientific Director of BOGOTA LASER SURGERY CENTER and Honorary Professor of the National University in Bogota, Colombia. He is Medical Advisor and member of the Board of Advisors of several Companies in USA: AMO, Avedro Corp, Presbia Corp, Eyegenics Corp and Keramed Corp. He also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Refractive Surgery, Journal of cataract and refractive surgery and European Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Tamayo main interest is the treatment of Presbyopia in the cornea and the treatment of irregular astigmatism. Owner of several USA patents for refractive surgery and cataract surgery with Femtosecond. He has published more than 180 papers in major journals and Ophthalmic newspapers, as well as 15 Educational CD’s and 13 chapters in specialized Ophthalmology Books.

Recipient of the McCullough Award from the University of Texas in 2001 and of the Achievement Award from AAO in 2007. Recipent of the “Kritzinger Memorial Lectureship Award” in 2008 and President of the Refractive Subspecialty Day in AAO 2009. Senior Achievement Award from AAO in 2013 and Educational Award from AAO 2015. Winner of the 1st place in poster presentations in ASCRS in New Orleans, 2016 with a paper named “treatment of irregular astigmatism with a high resolution wavefront and accelerated cross linking”.

Dr. Tamayo has been designated as coordinator of the World Ophthalmology Meeting in Barcelona 2018, in the Refractive Surgery Area.


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