Christine Carol Nelson MD

Professor, Ophthalmology
Specialties: 
Ophthalmology
Clinical Interests:

Evaluation and treatment of pediatric and adult patients with disorders of the eyelid such as ptosis, trauma, tumors, malposition, blepharospasm, eyelash abnormalities, cosmetic problems; orbital disease such as tumors, fractures, and thyroid eye disease; lacrimal disorders; intubations with silicone tubing, dacryocystorhinostomy, placement of pyrex Jones tubes, cranial base disorders

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Locations

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • University of Cincinnati, 1979

Residency

  • Duke University Eye Center, Ophthalmology, NC, 1983

Fellowship

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, 1984

  • Oculoplastic/Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 1985

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology

Research

Histological studies of the muscles of the eyelids; oncology of the lid and orbit