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DSM staff profile

Dr Francesc March de Ribot

PositionJoint clinical
QualificationsMD PhD MS MMed FEBO FICO FICS DISSO MRCS MBA
Research summaryOphthalmology, glaucoma, retina, innovation
Teaching

Undergraduate:

  • MB ChB programme (years 3–6)
  • Supervision of Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) students
  • Supervision of Summer Research Scholarship students
  • Postgraduate:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Basic Sciences (Ophthalmic Physiology course convenor)
  • Supervision of RANZCO Vocational Trainee Registrars
  • Co-ordination of Dunedin Ophthalmology Clinical Course (Preparing senior Ophthalmology registrars for RANZCO Advanced Clinical Examination)
  • Supervision of Master of Ophthalmology candidates
  • ClinicalConsultant Ophthalmologist, Dunedin Hospital. Subspecialist interest in assessment and treatment of surgical and medical retina, glaucoma, and cataract.

    Research

    March graduated with a Medical Doctor degree, Ophthalmology degree and with a PhD in Ophthalmology from the University of Barcelona. He did several international fellowships overseas in Europe and America.

    He is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies of the retina, glaucoma and the anterior segment. In recent years, he has produced a variety of works published in international journals and has participated in national and international congresses.

    March's current research endeavours are focused on innovation, and new approaches for efficient patient management.

    Publications

    Bilgic, A., Kodjikian, L., March de Ribot, F., Vasavada, V., Gonzalez-Cortes, J. H., Abukashabah, A., … Mathis, T. (2021). Real-world experience with brolucizumab in wet age-related macular degeneration: The REBA study. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10, 2758. doi: 10.3390/jcm10132758

    Sudhalkar, A., Bilgic, A., Vasavada, S., Kodjikian, L., Mathis, T., March de Ribot, F., … Sudhalkar, A. (2021). Current intravitreal therapy and ocular hypertension: A review. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 69(2), 236-243. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1028_20

    Bilgic, A., Sudhalkar, A., Gonzalez-Cortes, J. H., March de Ribot, F., Yogi, R., Kodjikian, L., & Mathis, T. (2021). Endogenous endophthalmitis in the setting of Covid-19 infection: A case series. Retina. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/iae.0000000000003168

    Montelongo, M., March de Ribot, F., Craven, E. R., & Sponsel, W. E. (2021). Retrobulbar tube shunt: Anterior chamber to back of the eye (A2B) efficacy in glaucomatous eyes with uncontrolled IOP. Graefe's Archive for Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 259, 705-714. doi: 10.1007/s00417-020-05006-x

    March de Ribot, F., March de Ribot, A., Ogbuehi, K., & Large, R. (2021). Teleophthalmology in the post-coronavirus era. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1538), 139-143. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

    Bilgic, A., Kodjikian, L., March de Ribot, F., Vasavada, V., Gonzalez-Cortes, J. H., Abukashabah, A., … Mathis, T. (2021). Real-world experience with brolucizumab in wet age-related macular degeneration: The REBA study. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10, 2758. doi: 10.3390/jcm10132758

    Journal - Research Article

    Bilgic, A., Sudhalkar, A., Gonzalez-Cortes, J. H., March de Ribot, F., Yogi, R., Kodjikian, L., & Mathis, T. (2021). Endogenous endophthalmitis in the setting of Covid-19 infection: A case series. Retina. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/iae.0000000000003168

    Journal - Research Article

    Montelongo, M., March de Ribot, F., Craven, E. R., & Sponsel, W. E. (2021). Retrobulbar tube shunt: Anterior chamber to back of the eye (A2B) efficacy in glaucomatous eyes with uncontrolled IOP. Graefe's Archive for Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 259, 705-714. doi: 10.1007/s00417-020-05006-x

    Journal - Research Article

    Vergés, C., Salgado-Borges, J., & March de Ribot, F. (2021). Prospective evaluation of a new intense pulsed light, thermaeye plus, in the treatment of dry eye disease due to meibomian gland dysfunction. Journal of Optometry, 14, 103-113. doi: 10.1016/j.optom.2020.08.009

    Journal - Research Article

    Bilgic, A., March de Ribot, F., Ghia, P., Sudhalkar, A., Kodjikian, L., Tyagi, M., & Sudhalkar, A. (2020). Correlation in acute CSCR between hyperreflectivity on the infrared image in optical coherence tomography and fluorescein angiography. European Journal of Ophthalmology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1120672120957600

    Journal - Research Article

    Sponsel, W. E., Groth, S., March de Ribot, F., Ramos, H., & Puig, M. (2019). Efficacy of a novel retrobulbar extension shunt to rescue eyes with fibrotic encapsulated blebs and uncontrolled ocular hypertension. Graefe's Archive for Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 257(4), 791-798. doi: 10.1007/s00417-018-4186-3

    Journal - Research Article

    March de Ribot, F., March de Ribot, A., Ogbuehi, K., & Large, R. (2021). Teleophthalmology in the post-coronavirus era. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1538), 139-143. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

    Journal - Research Other

    Sudhalkar, A., Bilgic, A., Vasavada, S., Kodjikian, L., Mathis, T., March de Ribot, F., … Sudhalkar, A. (2021). Current intravitreal therapy and ocular hypertension: A review. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 69(2), 236-243. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1028_20

    Journal - Research Other

    Pelayes, D., March de Ribot, F., Kuhn, F., Natarajan, S., & Schrader, W. (2020). Traumatic macular hole: Clinical aspects and controversies. Latin American Journal of Ophthalmology, 3, 3. doi: 10.25259/LAJO_16_2019

    Journal - Research Other

    Bolaños-Jiménez, R., Navas, A., López-Lizárraga, E. P., March de Ribot, F., Peña, A., Graue-Hernández, E. O., & Garfias, Y. (2015). Ocular surface as barrier of innate immunity. Open Ophthalmology Journal, 9(1), 49-55. doi: 10.2174/1874364101509010049

    Journal - Research Other

    Bolaños-Jiménez, R., López-Lizárraga, E. P., March de Ribot, F., Telich-Tarriba, J. E., & Navas, A. (2014). Intraocular lens subluxation in Marfan Syndrome. Open Ophthalmology Journal, 8, 48-50. doi: 10.2174/1874364101408010048

    Journal - Research Other

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