Andrew L. Reynolds MD

Andrew Reynolds

Andrew L. Reynolds
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor/Residency Program Director

Department of Ophthalmology

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Ophthalmology; Pediatric Ophthalmology

Contact Information
Ross Eye Institute
1179 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: 716-881-7900
alr23@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Dr. Andrew Reynolds is a clinical assistant professor with the Department of Ophthalmology at the Ross Eye Institute, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine. He also serves as the Residency Program Director for the Ophthalmology Residency Program at UB.
He graduated medical school summa cum laude at UB, before completing his residency at the prestigious Storm Eye Institute at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston SC, where he served as chief resident. He then completed his fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the renowned Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor MI.
His clinical activities span the full range of his fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and strabimus. His particular expertise is in pediatric anterior segment disorders, chiefly pediatric cataract and pediatric glaucoma and their surgical management. His other area of expertise is the management of complex strabismus, including pediatric and adult strabismus, reoperations for strabismus, thyroid eye disease, and cranial nerve palsies. Dr. Reynolds does also care for select adults outside of strabismus, including ocular trauma and adult cataract surgery.
His research interests mirror his clinical interests, and he has published and presented nationally on anti-VEGF agents in ROP, thyroid eye disease, ophthalmic education, pediatric refractive error and ocular trauma. He has served as site PI for several ROP clinical trials
He has a deep commitment to the training of the future generation of ophthalmologists. He served as the associate program director for the UB ophthalmology residency from 2016-2019 before being promoted to full program director. He has won the Ross Eye Institute Teacher of the Year twice

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, University of Michigan/Kellogg Eye Center (2016)
  • Residency, Medical University of South Carolina/Storm Eye Institute (2015)
  • Internship, The Mount Sinai Hospital (2012)
  • MD, University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Summa Cum Laude (2011)
  • BS, SUNY at Buffalo, Summa Cum Laude (2007)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Ross Eye Institute (2016-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Ross Eye Institute Teacher of the Year (2020)
  • Ross Eye Institute Teacher of the Year (2018)
  • Awards Richard Saunders, MD Residency Award for Most Academic Promise (2014)
  • William Vallotton award for academic excellence (2012)
  • Thomas B Guttuso award for academic excellence in Ophthalmology (2011)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (2011)
  • Dean’s Letter of Commendation (2009)
  • Dean’s Letter of Commendation (2008)
  • Dean’s Letter of Commendation (2007)
  • Dean’s List (2007)
  • University Honors Scholar (2007)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (2007)
  • Dean’s List (2006)
  • University Honors Scholar (2006)
  • Dean’s List (2005)
  • University Honors Scholar (2005)
  • University Honors Scholar (2004)
  • Dean’s List (2004)
  • Dean’s List (2003)
  • University Honors Scholar (2003)

Research Centers:

  • Ira G. Ross Eye Institute Research Center

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • December 2017–December 2019
    Role of iExaminer as Teaching Aid for Direct Ophthalmoscopy
    Welch Allyn
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • December 2016–June 2017
    Ranibizumab compared with Laser therapy for the treatment of infants born prematurely with ROP (RAINBOW)
    Novartis
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • January 2020
    Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Intravitreal Aflibercept Compared to Laser Photocoagulation in Patients With Retinopathy of Prematurity (BUTTERFLEYE)
    Regeneron
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • April 2019
    The Safety and Efficacy of SYD-101 in Children With Myopia (STAAR)
    Sydnexis
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • July 2017
    Evaluating the effectiveness of the Spot vision screener in children ages 7-13
    Welch Allyn
    Role: Principal Investigator

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Professional Memberships:

  • Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology; Member (2017–present)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Presentations:

  • "Effect of Allergic Conjunctivitis on Refractive Error in the Pediatric Population" American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2019)
  • "Partial Tendon Recession for the Correction of Small Angle Vertical Strabismus" ARVO, ARVO (2018)
  • "The Effect of Oral Statin Therapy on Strabismus in Patients with Thyroid Eye Disease" AAPOS Annual Meeting, AAPOS (2016)
  • "Neurodevelopmental and Refractive outcomes in ROP patients treated with Bevacizumab" Kiawah Eye Meeting (2015)
  • "Clinical Evaluation of a Uveitis Smartphone Application" Kiawah Eye Meeting (2014)
  • "Does Treatment With Bevacizumab Affect Neurodevelopment in Infants With Retinopathy of Prematurity?" Pediatric Academic Society, Pediatric Academic Society (2014)
  • "Incidence of myopia in ROP patients treated with Bevacizumab" Kiawah Eye Meeting, Kiawah Eye Meeting (2013)

Service Activities:

  • American Orthoptic Council Accreditation Committee; Member; Member (2019–present)
  • Eyes On America Board of Directors; Board of Directors member for Eyes on America, a not for profit organization to provide free cataract surgery for those in need in Western New York and beyond; Board of Directors (2017–present)
  • AAPOS Socioeconomic Committee; Member; Member (2016–present)
  • AAPOS Young Ophthalmologist Committee; Member; Member (2016–present)

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Contact Information

Ross Eye Institute
1179 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: 716-881-7900
alr23@buffalo.edu

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