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Field Notes

Richard Lewis, M.D.

Richard Lewis, M.D.

Richard Lewis, M.D., professor at the Baylor College of Medicine departments of ophthalmology, pediatrics, medicine, and molecular and human genetics and in the Huffington Center on Aging, received a Secretariat Award at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, held in Chicago late last year. An ophthalmologist at the Cullen Eye Institute and the Alkek Eye Center, Lewis is also a consultant in genetic eye disorders to the Kleberg Genetics Center at Texas Children’s Hospital and to the adult genetics services at the Baylor-affiliated hospitals. He pioneered the mapping of X-linked ocular diseases, and his clinical practice of retinal and uveal diseases includes hereditary eye disease and the ocular manifestations of systemic hereditary disease.

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