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Ron Kurtz
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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Kellogg Eye Center, School of Medicine

office : 253 Kellogg Eye Center
address : 1000 Wall - Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099
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phone : (734)763-3727 or (734)647-9127

Research Group : Medical Group

Publications : Reference List (22 listed)

Studying laser-tissue interactions using ultrafast pulses to explore surgical applications

Ron Kurtz was born and raised in California. He graduated from Harvard College in 1985 with a degree in biochemistry and returned to California to go to medical school at UC San Diego (graduated 1990). After completing an internship in Internal Medicine in New York City (1990-91), followed by a residency in Ophthalmology at University of Michigan (1991-94). Here he became involved in research regarding medical applications of ultrafast laser technology through collaboration with CUOS. He left for one year (94-95) to do a fellowship in retinal surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He returned to Ann Arbor to join Medical School Faculty Practice at the Kellogg Eye Center where he continues ultrafast laser research.

In addition to his research, he also enjoys running and playing basketball to stay in shape.

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