Clinical Science Program Director

David Eichenbaum, MD

About Dr. Eichenbaum

Dr. Eichenbaum is a board certified ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained in diseases and surgery of the vitreous and retina. He is a partner and Director of Research at Retina Vitreous Associates of Florida, a multi-MD sub-specialty vitreoretinal private practice, and has been in practice since 2007. He completed the Medical Honors Program at the University of South Florida, earning his undergraduate and medical degree in Tampa. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of South Florida, where he served as Chief Resident, and completed his two-year Surgical Retina fellowship at Tufts New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston.

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Dr. Eichenbaum has served as Principal Investigator in over 45 Phase 1 though Phase 4 clinical trials, has published in numerous professional journals, published multiple textbook chapters, and has presented his work at the American Society of Retinal Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Association of Research and Vision in Ophthalmology meeting. He moderates at the Vit-Buckle Society and teaches nationally through both CME and commercial formats, lecturing on clinical science as well as common retinal diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and retinal vascular occlusions. Dr. Eichenbaum serves on numerous Clinical and Scientific Advisory Boards, and serves on National Executive Steering Committees for both commercial and pipeline products.

Memberships and Awards of Dr. Eichenbaum

Dr. Eichenbaum is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, member of the Retina Society, sits on the Board of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology and serves as Education Program Co-Chair for the Florida Society’s annual Masters meeting. He has previously served as Vice President of Education for the Florida Society and as Past President of the Tampa Bay Ophthalmic Society. In 2015, he received Michael R. Redmond, MD Outstanding Young Ophthalmologist Award from the Florida Society of Ophthalmology and received the American Society of Retina Specialists Honor Award in 2020. Dr. Eichenbaum is appointed as a Collaborative Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine and teaches at a monthly retina conference for the Ophthalmology department with his partners. He received the David D. Donaldson Clinical Faculty Teaching Award from the Department of Ophthalmology in 2015.

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