AJ White, md
Curriculum Vitae

PROFESSIONAL

2016-2018          Associate                        Retina-Vitreous Associates of Florida, Clearwater, FL.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2014-2016                            Louisiana State University Health Sciences CenterNew Orleans, LA
Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Surgery

2013-2014                            University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine                                                               Tampa, FL
Chief Resident, Department of Ophthalmology         
                                                                                                                    
2011-2014                            University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine                                                               Tampa, FL                                          
Residency, Department of Ophthalmology                                  
       
2010-2011                            Emory University School of Medicine                                                                                                 Atlanta, GA                                         
Transitional Year Internship, Department of Internal Medicine    

2006-2010                            Emory University School of Medicine                                                                                                 Atlanta, GA                                         
Doctor of Medicine                                                                                                                                                                        

2001-2005                             Duke University                                                                                                                                     Durham, NC
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering Minor: Chemistry

BOARD CERTIFICATION

2016 - 2026                 Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

HONORS

Dean’s Scholarship 2006
Atlanta Medical Association Scholarship 2006
National Dean’s List 2005
National Merit Semifinalist 2001
National Achievement Scholarship 2001
National Urban League Scholarship 2001
Top 10 Student, School District of Hillsborough County 2001

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2016-2018                Tampa Bay Ophthalmic Society
2011-2018                 American Academy of Ophthalmology

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Florida Hospital,, Largo Medical Center, Armenia Surgery Cente

CLINICAL TRIALS

2016-2018         Ophthotech Protocol OPH1004A: A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-Masked, Controlled Trial to Establish the Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreous Administration of Fovista (Anti PDGF-B Pegylated Aptamer) Administered in Combination with Either Avastin or Eylea Monotherapy in Subjects with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Investigator.

2016-2018         Thrombogenics Protocol TG-MV-018: Ocriplasmin Research to Better Inform Treatment (ORBIT) Phase 4 Trial, Investigator.

2016-2018         Genentech/Roche Protocol GX29185: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Lampalizumab Administered Intravitreally to Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Investigator.

PUBLICATIONS

Margo CE, White AA Jr. Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia.Terminology that is Conceptually Friendly but Clinically Perilous. Eye (Lond). 2014 May;28(5):507-9

White AA Jr, Saunders TS, Pavan PR. 26 year-old man with a blind spot in his left eye. Digital Journal of Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep 25;19(3):46-9

Randleman JB, White AJ Jr, Lynn MJ, Hu MH, Stulting RD. Incidence, outcomes, and risk factors for retreatment after wavefront-optimized ablations with PRK and LASIK.  J Refract Surg. 2009 Mar; 25(3):273-6

Randleman JB, Perez-Straziota CE, Hu MH, White AJ, Loft ES, Stuliting RD. Higher-order aberrations after wavefront-optimized photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 2009 Feb; 35(2): 260-264.

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

2015                                       ARVO Annual Meeting                                                                                                                     Denver, CO 
                                                Poster Presentation: Postoperative outcomes in attending versus fellow-performed macular hole surgery

2014                                       ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery                                                Boston,MA
Oral Presentation: Effect of angle kappa correction on outcomes following hyperopic refractive surgery                                          
2008                                       ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery                                               Chicago, IL
Oral Presentation: Incidence and Risk Factors for Enhancement after Wavefront-Optimized Advanced
                                                 Surface Ablation and LASIK

2008                                       ARVO Annual Meeting                                                                                                             Ft. Lauderdale, FL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Poster Presentation: Incidence and Risk Factors for Enhancement after Wavefront-Optimized Advanced Surface Ablation and LASIK

 

POSITIONS

2016-2017                            Tampa Bay Ophthalmological Society, Secretary
2008-2009                            Student Sight Savers/Ophthalmology Interest Group, Chapter President
2007-2008                            Physicians in Leadership and Enterprise, Chapter Co-Founder & President
2007-2008                            Student Sight Savers/Ophthalmology Interest Group,Chapter Vice-President
2006-2007                            Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program/SNMA, Chapter Coordinator