Formally Affiliated Physicians
Dr. Adam Martidis
Adam Martidis, M.D. earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh. Following graduation, he completed a residency at Indiana University where he served as chief resident in his final year. During his residency, he earned the Grayson Leadership Award, an honor given to only three prior graduating residents in the history of the training program. He was also awarded a vitreoretinal fellowship at the New England Eye Center in Boston. Upon completion of this two-year fellowship, he accepted an academic position at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, an internationally recognized eye institution. Here, Dr. Martidis trained numerous residents and retina fellows in surgical and medical retinal diseases in one of the largest and most highly regarded programs in the nation. He has participated in multiple research studies, including personal projects and national clinical trials.
Dr. Martidis is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. His professional Memberships include:
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Retinal Specialists
- Retina Society
Dr. Martidis is a pioneer in managing macular edema using an injection of corticosteroid medication into the vitreous cavity. He published the first article on the use of this technique in the management of diabetic macular edema as a complication of diabetic retinopathy. He also has several other publications involving the application of this procedure in various retinal conditions including:
- Chieh JJ, Roth DB, Liu M, Belmont J, Nelson M, Regillo C, Martidis A. Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for diabetic macular edema. Retina. 2005 Oct;25(7):828-34.
- Weichel ED. Martidis A, Fineman MS, McNamara JA, Park CH, Vander JF, Ho AC, Brown GC. Pars plana vitrectomy versus combined pars plana vitrectomy-scleral buckle for primary repair of pseudophakic retinal detachment. Ophthalmology. 2006 Nov;113(11):2033-40.
- Martidis A, Duker JS, Greenberg PB, Rogers AH, Puliafito CA, Reichel E, Baumal C. Intravitreal triamcinolone for refractory diabetic macular edema. Ophthalmology 2002 May;109(5):920-7.
Honors & Awards:
- Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Award for Excellence in Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- Distinguished Scholar; NJ Dept. of Higher Education
Dr. Martidis is affiliated with the following hospitals:
- Community Memorial Hospital
- Ventura County Hospital
Dr. Kathleen M. Beuttler
Kathleen M. Beuttler, M.D. earned her M.D. and ScB. degrees from Tulane University - Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Medicine. She completed an internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and a residency at LSU Medical Center School of Medicine, where she was Chief Resident of the LSU Eye Center for a year.
Dr. Beuttler is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Abstracts & Presentations:
- Morgan, K.S., Stephenson, G., Beuttler, K.M.: Epikeratophakia in children with unilateral traumatic cataracts. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. (suppl.): 333, 1984.
- "Epikeratophakia in Children with Unilateral Traumatic Cataracts," Alumni meeting, LSU Eye Center, New Orleans, LA, Oct 1983.
- "Update on cataract surgery," Santa Paula Hospital, Oct 1985.
- "Diabetic Retinopathy," Santa Paula Hospital, Feb 1987.
- "Emergency Ocular Injuries," Santa Paula Hospital, Oct 1990.
Dr. Beuttler is affiliated with the following hospitals:
- Community Memorial Hospital, Ventura
- Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura
- St. John's Regional Medical Center, Oxnard
Dr. Donald A. Frambach
Donald A. Frambach, M.D. received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine in 1981. He then completed an internship in internal medicine at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco, a research fellowship in retinal physiology at the Eye Research Institute of Harvard University in Boston, a residency in ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary in Boston, and a clinical fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery at Doheny Eye Institute - University of Southern California.
Dr. Frambach is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and was awarded honors from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 1995. He has been the principal investigator and co-investigator of numerous research projects and clinical trials in ophthalmology, techniques and technologies. He is a clinical associate professor of Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Southern California, where he has been teaching since 1987.
Dr. Frambach has written 36 articles for peer-reviewed journals. He has also published 62 abstracts, three book chapters, and several book reviews and letters in professional journals. He is the co-author of Retinal Surgery and Ocular Trauma, a color atlas of ophthalmic surgery. Dr. Frambach is also an ad hoc reviewer for several journals, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, Current Eye Research, Experimental Eye Research, Investigative Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, and Retina.
Dr. Frambach's professional memberships include:
- Association for Research in Vision Ophthalmology
- American Academy of Ophthalmology (Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Retinal Panel, 1997-2001)
- International Society for Eye Research
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- American Society of Retinal Specialists (form. Vitreous Society)
- The Microcirculatory Society, Inc.
- The Retina Society
- Schepens International Society
- The American Diabetes Association
Dr. Frambach is affiliated with the following hospitals:
- Community Memorial Hospital of Ventura
- St. John's Regional Medical Center, Oxnard
- Ventura County Medical Center
- Doheny Eye Hospital
- Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center
- USC/University Hospital
- Kenneth Norris Jr. Cancer Hospital