Eileen Conti, MD

    
Eileen Conti, MD
 
 


EILEEN CONTI, MD

CONTI EYE CARE, P.A.
3322 Rt. 22 West, Unit 511
Branchburg, NJ 08876
PHONE: 908 595-1322
FAX: 908 595-1325
contieyecare@aol.com

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology. December 1999.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

CONTI EYE CARE P.A. Branchburg, NJ .
President and sole physician, refractive surgery,cataracts,glaucoma,corneal disease,routine eye care.
July 2002-present.

BRANCHBURG EYE PHYSICIANS, Branchburg, NJ.
Associate general ophthalmology, refractive surgery, and corneal disease. June 1999-October 2001.

SANTAMARIA EYE CENTER, Perth Amboy/Edison, NJ.
Associate general ophthalmology, refractive surgery and corneal disease. August 1998-May 1999.

NEW ENGLAND MEDICAL CENTER, Boston, MA.
Fellow, PGY 5, Cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery. With Drs. Roger Steinert, Michael Raizman,
and Helen Wu. July 1997-July 1998.

ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER, Pittsburgh, PA.
Resident, PGY 2-4, Department of Ophthalmology, July 1994-July 1997.
Chief Resident, PGY 4, July 1, 1996-June 30, 1997.

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA.
Intern, PGY 1, Department of Internal Medicine, June 1993-July 1994.

EDUCATION:

JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE, Philadelphia, PA.; Medical Doctor degree, June 1993.

HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY Philadelphia, PA.; Master of Applied Human Physiology, May 1989.

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA.; B.A., Biological Basis of Behavior, May 1987.

PUBLICATIONS:
"Myopic Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis Following Epikeratophakia." Eileen Conti, MD. Arch. Ophthalmol./ Vol. 123, pp 269-270, Feb. 2005.

"Advances in Refractive Surgery. New Options Expand the Scope of Corrective Procedures." J.M. Chaudhry, MD;
E.R. Conti, MD; R.F. Steinert, MD. Postgrad. Med, vol. 106, No. 3, pp 129-137, Sept. 1999.

"The Role of Trusopt in Post-Cataract Intraocular Pressure Control." E.R. Conti, MD; W. Helwig, MD; and R.M. Dutt, MD. Abstracts, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Vol. 37, No. 3 p. S589, 1996.
Presented at the 1996 annual ARVO meeting. Article in progress.

"AIDS in the Eye." A.W. Eller, MD; B. Warren, MD; E.R. Conti, MD; and T.M. Rubin, MD. Current Concepts in Ophthalmology, A supplement to Pennsylvania Medicine, Vol. 99, No. 3, pp. 88-93, March 1996.

"Dysthyroid Orbitopathy presenting with Dry Eye Symptoms in Patients with Normal Schirmer's Tests." E.R. Conti,
MD; M.R. Sharpe, MD; K.A. Peele, MD; J.S. Kennerdell, MD. Abstracts, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Vol. 36, No. 4, p. S960, 1995. Presented at 1995 ARVO meeting. Article submitted.

"Cocaine Effects on Brain Noradrenergic Neurons of Anesthetized Rats." A.L. Curtis, E.R. Conti, and R.J.
Valentino. Neuropharmacology, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 419-428, 1993.

"Physiology of Abuse Potential Substances in Central Neuronal Circuits; Cocaine Effects on Somatosensory and Cerebellar Neuronal Responses to Iontophoretically Applied Glutamate." B. Waterhouse, C. Jimenez-Rivera, and E.R. Conti. Abstracts, Society of Neuroscience, 14: 962, 1988. Presented at the 1988 Neuroscience meeting.




HONORS:

ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER: 1995- Honorable mention for presentation of "Dysthyroid Orbitopathy" results at 1995 St. Francis Medical Center Research Week.

JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE: 1992- High Honors in Ophthalmology, Surgery, and Neurology Rotations.

WARDLAW-HARTRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL: 1979-1983- High Honor Roll.

RESEARCH:

1993-1994 WILLS EYE HOSPITAL, Philadelphia, PA.

Department of Oculoplastics. Advisor: Dr. Joseph Flanagan. Interviewed patients, reviewed charts and tabulated data concerning the functional and cosmetic results of hydroxyapatite orbital implants.

1987-1989 HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA.

Department of Mental Health Sciences. Advisor: Dr. Rita Valentino. Researched cocaine's effect on the firing
rate of locus coeruleus cells. Performed surgery and electrophysiology experiments on lab animals.

Physiology Department. Advisor: Dr. Barry Waterhouse. Researched cocaine's effect on the firing rate of
cerebellar cells. Performed neurophysiology experiments on laboratory animals.

1984-1987 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA.

Rheumatology Department. Collected and tabulated data on patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Anatomy-Physiology Department. Designed and performed experiments concerning time-dependent rhodopsin phosphorylation in bovine retina.

Neurology Department. Performed DNA isolation, autoradiography, and gel electrophoresis.

LEADERSHIP AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION (AMSA)

1989-1990 Member and JMC Class of 1993 representative.
1990-1991 Member and JMC AMSA Chapter President. Attended the Chapter Officers Convention.
1991-1992 Member and AMSA Region III Associate Trustee on the National Board of Trustees.
1992-1993 Member and AMSA task force "Women in Medicine" newsletter editor.

OVERSEAS HEALTH OUTREACH (OHO)

1989-1993 Member. One of seven OHO members to travel to Honduras the summer of 1990.
Volunteered in healthcare clinics and hospitals and helped with manual labor in Las Trojes, Honduras. One of the five members to give presentations to Jefferson organizations.

THOMAS DUANE OPHTHALMOLOGY SOCIETY

1989-1993: Member.
1992-1993: Vice President

OTHER INTERESTS

Aerobics, weightlifting and jogging. Accomplished organist.


Office Location(s):

Conti Eye Care


1 Robertson Drive
Suite 29
Bedminster, New Jersey   07921
Location Phone: 908-595-1322
Additional Location Phone: 908-879-9555
Location Fax: 908-595-1325


In Practice Since:
2001