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Dr. Warren E. Hill

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Warren E. Hill, MD, Arizona Eye Surgeon

Professional Interests:

The mathematics of intraocular lens power calculations.
Ophthalmic surgery for the technically complicated, high-risk patient.
Ophthalmology in developing countries.

Hospital Affiliations:

The Surgery Center of Gilbert, Arizona
Banner Gateway Hospital, Gilbert, Arizona


Warren E. Hill, MD has been the Medical Director of East Valley Ophthalmology in Mesa, Arizona for the past 30 years, specializing in consultative ophthalmology, challenging anterior segment surgery and intraocular lens power calculations. He is best known for his work in helping physicians to obtain accurate IOL power calculations. His web site doctor-hill.com and the ASCRS post-refractive calculator, developed with Doug Koch and Li Wang are two of the most popular IOL power calculation resources in ophthalmology with a combined total of over 150,000 hits per year. His Hill-RBF IOL power calculator, based in pattern recognition and artificial intelligence, is the most recent IOL power selection method available to ophthalmic surgeons at RBFCalculator.com.

Dr. Hill received BS and BA undergraduate degrees from the University of Maryland, his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, completed two years of internal medicine training at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona and three years of ophthalmology training at the University of Rochester, in Rochester, New York. He is certified in general ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has subspecialty certification in anterior segment surgery by the American Board of Eye Surgery.

Dr. Hill is also a member of the prestigious International Intra-Ocular Implant Club, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the International College of Surgeons and the American College of Eye Surgeons. On multiple occasions, Dr. Hill has been voted a "Top Doc" in the specialty of ophthalmology by medical peers in Phoenix Magazine. In 2005 and 2006 Dr. Hill was voted "One of the Top 50 Opinion Leaders in Cataract and Refractive Surgery" by the readership of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. In 2010 he was named one of 250 Primer Surgeons by Slack Publishers. In 2012 was listed as a "Phoenix Super Doctor" in Arizona Magazine and a US News and World Report "Top Doctor."

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Dr. Warren E. Hill

Dr. Hill has devoted the majority of his professional activities to performing challenging anterior segment surgery for other ophthalmologists and the mathematics of intraocular lens power calculations in unusual clinical situations. He is a consultant to industry in the field of intraocular lens mathematics, intraocular lens design, and optical biometry. In this area has given a total of 17 named lectureships for institutions as diverse as the New York Academy of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, the Michigan Keratorefractive Society, Oregon Health and Science University, Dartmouth University, the University of Pennsylvania, McGill University, the Wills Eye Hospital, the Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the University of Toronto, the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Baylor University, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. In 2015, he gave the Charles D. Kelman Lecture of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

He has published many scientific articles, served as visiting professor for numerous grand rounds, and has delivered more than 600 presentations to ophthalmic societies both in the United States and internationally in 36 countries and on six continents. He has been the keynote speaker for the Society for Excellence in Eyecare, The German Ophthalmological Society, the Special Cataract Surgery Lecturer for the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology Society and the Co-Chairman of the Advanced Phacoemulsification Surgery Course of the Singapore National Eye Centre. In 2007, Dr. Hill served as the Co-Chairman of the Cataract/Lens Symposium of the 2007 Asia ARVO meeting in Singapore and also gave a live surgery demonstration in Guayaquil, Ecuador that was carried via satellite to ten Latin American countries during the Curso Perlas de la Facoemulsificactión. In 2008 Dr. Hill performed live surgery for Alcon Laboratories at the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in Chicago, Illinois and at the XLIV Annual Meeting of Romanian Ophthalmologists in Iasi, Romania.

Dr. Hill has been a Consultation Section contributor and article reviewer for the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmology, the British Journal of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Refractive Surgery, and the British on-line journal BMC Ophthalmology. He has previously served as the Instrumentation Section Editor for Techniques in Ophthalmology, is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today and was the Associate Editor of the textbook Mastering Refractive IOLs - the Art and Science. Dr. Hill was chosen to author for the American Academy of Ophthalmology's monograph: Complex Axial Length Measurements and Unusual IOL Power Calculations and was appointed as an editorial faculty responsible for Clinical Optics, Section 3 of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Basic and Clinical Science Course. In 2005 Dr. Hill was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Eye Surgeons. In 2015 Dr. Hill received the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Senior Achievement Award and delivered the 201 Intraocular Implant Club Gold Medal Lecture in Barcelona, Spain. For three years Dr. Hill served as the Cataract and Anterior Segment Subspecialty Editor for the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Ophthalmic News and Education (O.N.E.) Network. In 2008, Dr. Hill was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Gold Medal in Ophthalmology of the International Academy for Advances in Ophthalmology and in 2009 he was the recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Secretariat Award. In 2013, Dr. Hill was appointed to the Governing Board of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. In 2015 Dr. Hill was appointed Chairman of the ASCRS Intraocular Lens Power Subcommittee.

Aside from the practice of ophthalmology, Dr. Hill’s other passion is flying military airplanes and performs in air shows as a member of a close formation demonstration team for which is licensed as a multi-engine commercial pilot. Each year his team regularly performs at a wide variety air shows, including the EAA (Oshkosh) AirVenture, the largest in North America. He has also been an avid amateur radio operator (K7WX) since 1964, and is a long time member of the German High Speed Morse Code Society.

Dr. Warren E. Hill

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