Sonal B. Dave, M.D.

Education:

Board Certification
October 2008- Present
American Board of Ophthalmology
Board-Certified Diplomate

Fellowship
2007 – 2008
Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship
John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Residency
2004 – 2007
Residency in Ophthalmology
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

Internship
2003 – 2004
Internal Medicine Internship
Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, New York

Medical School
1999 – 2003
Doctorate of Medicine
University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

Undergraduate
1995 – 1999
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Research:

John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah) 2007-08, Cornea and refractive surgery projects with Dr. Majid Moshirfar, MD, FACS and Dr. Mark Mifflin, MD

Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (Miami, Florida) 2004-07, Cornea and refractive surgery projects with Dr. Sonia Yoo, MD and Dr. William Culbertson, MD

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa) 2002–03, Neuro-Ophthalmology projects with Dr. Randy Kardon, MD, PhD

Department of Exercise Science, University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa) Spring 1999, Laboratory of Dr. Don Sheriff, PhD

Pacific Biomedical Research Center/Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii (Honolulu, Hawaii) Summer 1998, Laboratory of Dr. Edward Ruby, PhD

The Jackson Laboratory (Bar Harbor, Maine) Summer 1997, Laboratory of Dr. Derry Roopenian, PhD

Department of Biology, University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa) Spring 1997, Laboratory of Dr. John Menninger, PhD

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa) 1996-99, Laboratory of Dr. Steven Lentz, MD, PhD

Publications and Presentations:

Moshirfar M, Simpson RG, Dave SB, Christiansen SM, Edmonds JN, Culbertoson WW, Pascucci SE, Sher NA, Cano DB, Trattler EB. Sources of medical error in refractive surgery. Journal of Refractive Surgery, May 2013, Vol 29, No 5.
Moshirfar M, Chen MC, Espandar L, Meyer JJ, Christensen D, Christiansen SM, Dave SB, Bedke B, Kurz C. Effect of iris registration on outcomes of LASIK for myopia with the VISX CustomVue platform. Journal of Refractive Surgery, 2009.
Williams L, Moshirfar M, Dave S. Preoperative keratometry and visual outcomes after hyperopic LASIK. Journal of Refractive Surgery, December 2009, Vol 25, No 12.
Williams LB, Dave SB, and Moshirfar M. Correlation of visual outcome and patient satisfaction with preoperative keratometry after hyperopic LASIK. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, July 2008, Vol 34, 1083-1088.
Barlow WR, Moshirfar M, Ghajarnia M, Dave S. Correspondence: Best-spectacle corrected visual acuity before excimer laser refractive surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol 145, June 2008.
Dave SB, Espandar L, Moshirfar M. Wavefront-guided LASIK using the Visx CustomVue Star S4 laser system with and without iris registration: retrospective comparative study. Poster presentation, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2008.
Moshirfar M, Dave SB, Espandar L, Vitale AT, Wolsey D, Siddharthan K. HLA-B27-positive patients and uveitis after LASIK. Paper presentation, ASCRS Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2008.
Moshirfar M, Dave SB, Ghajarnia M, Espandar L. Consecutive and concurrent implantation of Intacs and Verisyse/Visian phakic IOL for the reduction of refractive error in ecstatic corneal disorders. Paper presentation, ASCRS Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2008.
Espandar L, Moshirfar M, Williams LB, Dave SB. Correlation of visual outcome and patient satisfaction with preoperative keratometry in hyperopic LASIK. Poster presentation, ASCRS Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2008.
Suh LH, Dave SB, and Culbertson WW. Chapter 4: Medical evaluation, management, and planning anterior lamellar surgery for corneal and anterior segment conditions. Anterior segment optical coherence tomography. Eds. Steinert RF and Huang D. Slack Inc., 2008.
Dave SB and Culbertson WW. Post-LASIK ectasia management circumvents need for keratoplasty, Ophthalmology Times. October 1, 20 07.
Dave SB and Yoo SH. Comparing Infiniti Torsional versus the Sovereign WhiteStar phacoemulsification devices in resident and fellow cataract surgery. Resident’s Annual Research Day, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, July 2007.
Dave SB and Yoo SH. Comparison of Infiniti torsional and Sovereign WhiteStar phacoemulsification devices in resident and fellow cataract surgery. Poster presentation, ASCRS Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, 2007.
Dave SB and Culbertson WW. Post-LASIK ectasia management, Resident Writers’ Award Presentation, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2006.
Dave SB, Feuer WJ, Yoo SH, Culbertson WW. Using anterior segment optical coherence tomography to evaluate for the presence of corneal flap edema after LASIK. Resident’s Annual Research Day, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, July 2006.
Dave SB, Feuer WJ, Yoo SH, Culbertson WW. Using anterior segment optical coherence tomography to evaluate for the presence of corneal flap edema after LASIK. Paper presentation, International Society of Refractive Surgery of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (ISRS/AAO) Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, 2006.
Dave SB, Culbertson WW, Pascucci SE, Sher NA, Rosenshein J, Cano DB, Trattler WB. Medical errors in refractive surgery. Paper presentation, ASCRS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, 2006.
Dave SB, Lee Y, Abad JC, Yoo SH. Phototherapeutic and photorefractive keratectomy (PTK/PRK) for the treatment of persistent corneal edema. Poster presentation, AAO Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2005.
Dave SB, Lee Y, Abad JC, Yoo SH. Phototherapeutic and photorefractive keratectomy (PTK/PRK) for the treatment of persistent corneal edema. Resident’s Annual Research Day, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, July 2005.
Dave SB, Goldin S, Wall M, Lee AG, and Kardon RH. Retrobulbar optic neuritis induced by anti-TNF-alpha agent, infliximab, and recurrence following rechallenge. Poster presentation, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2002.
Dave SB. Characterization of the hvnA operon and cloning of hvnB from the symbiotic bacterium Vibrio fischeri. Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Research Papers, (Ed., D.J. Henderson), pp.31-38, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2000.
Dave SB. Passive regulation of cardiac output by the venous system. University of Iowa Exercise Science Honors Thesis, Iowa City, Iowa, May 1999.
Zuberi AR, Christianson GJ, Dave SB, Bradley JA, Roopenian DC. Expression screening of a yeast artificial chromosome contig refines the location of the mouse H3a minor histocompatibility antigen gene. Journal of Immunology. 1998; 161(2): 821-8.
Dave SB. Characterization of the hvnA operon and cloning of hvnB from the symbiotic bacterium Vibrio fischeri. Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Summer Research Symposium, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1998.
Dave SB. Completion of a YAG contig spanning the minor histocompatibility gene H3a. Annual Summer Research Symposium, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 1997.
Dave SB.”Fourth of July,” Independence, Iowa. Ed. Robert Wolf, Free River Press, Inc., 1994.

Professional Society Memberships:

Oregon Medical Association (2008- Present)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (2005- Present)
American Academy of Ophthalmology (2004- Present)
The Cornea Society (2008- 2014)
International Society of Refractive Surgery (2006- 2008)
Florida Society of Ophthalmology (2006-07)
American Medical Association (1999-03)
Iowa Medical Society (1999-03)

National Committees and Course Instruction:

ASCRS Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee, Member- 2008
AAO Laser Refractive Surgery Skills Course, Assistant Course Instructor- 2008
ASCRS Cornea Biomechanics Paper Session, Panelist- 2008
Winter Corneal Refractive Invitational Summit, Panelist- 2008
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Residency Education Committee, Member- 2005-06
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Emergency Room Committee, Member- 2004-05
University of Iowa College of Medicine’s Iowa Medical Society/AMA, Co-President- 2001-02, Co-Vice-President- 2000-01

Honors and Awards:

2008 Freeman Fellow Recipient – Tilganga Eye Center (Kathmandu, Nepal)
Storm Eye/ASCRS 2007 Excellence in Ophthalmology Research Scholarship
2007 Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology Paul Kayser International Travel Scholar Award
– Clínica Oftalmológica Malbran (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
2006 AAO/AMO Resident Writers’ Award Program, Finalist
Storm Eye/ASCRS 2006 Excellence in Ophthalmology Research Scholarship
Hansjoerg E. Kolder Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology
Barry Freeman Memorial International Medicine Fellowship
– Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital (Apia, Samoa)
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Troutdale, OR 97060
(503) 255-2291 see more
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Portland, OR 97206
503 777-5546 see more
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Portland, OR 97213
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