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  • Dr. Trichonas Georgios is an ophthalmologist who specializes in Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal surgery.

  • The physician was Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University and Director of the Retina Service at University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center, USA from 2016-2019.

  • Dr. Trichonas did his Ophthalmology Residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) and his Vitreo-Retina Fellowship at UPMC (University of Pittsburgh). He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Retina & Eye Clinic provides a complete diagnostic eye examination and offers surgical treatment for conditions such as cataracts, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, macular hole and epiretinal membrane.

Dr. Trichonas studied Medicine at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. After his graduation he worked as Research Fellow at the Angiogenesis Lab, Harvard Medical School for 3 years.

He also successfully passed the necessary USMLE exams (Step1,2,3) to be able to practice medicine in USA.

He completed his first year of Residency (Internship) in General Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School)

He trained in Ophthalmology (Residency) at Cleveland Clinic Foundation-Cole Eye Institute and sub-specialized in Vitreoretinal surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC, Pittsburgh).

After completing his training in Ophthalmology, he successfully passed the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) specialty exams.

In 2016 he was named Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA.

Dr. Trichonas has authored dozens of scientific publications and has given several presentations and speeches at conferences in the USA and Greece.

He also has a patent with Harvard University in combination therapy of photoreceptors after retinal detachment.

In 2019, Dr. Trichonas returned to Greece permanently and maintains his private practice in Ampelokipi (Athens).

EDUCATION - STUDIES

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Medical Degree

1998 - 2004

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

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Research fellow - Angiogenesis Lab

2007 - 2010

Harvard Medical School

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Internship (first year of specialization) - General surgery

2010 - 2011

Brigham and Womens Hospital / Harvard Medical School

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Ophthalmology specialty

2011-2014

Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cole Eye Institute

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Vitreo-retinal fellowship (Vitreo-retinal fellowship)

2014 - 2016

University of Pittsburgh- UPMC

ACADEMIC TITLES

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Clinical Lecturer in ophthalmology, vitreous and retinal surgery

2014 - 2016

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

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Clinical Lecturer in ophthalmology, vitreous and retinal surgery

2016 - 2017

Case Western Reserve University

: Διπλωματούχος Αμερικάνικου Συμβουλίου Οφθαλμολογίας ( American Board of Ophthalmology, 2015)

Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology (American Board of Ophthalmology, 2015)

2015-2016

American board of Ophthalmology

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

2017-2019

Case Western Reserve University

EXPERIENCE

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Case Western Reserve University, USA

As a professor at Case Western Reserve University, I taught retinal pathology and surgery to resident physicians.

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Associate Director, Division of Retina, University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center. (2016-2018)

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Director, Division of Retina, University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center. (2018-2019)

: Διπλωματούχος Αμερικάνικου Συμβουλίου Οφθαλμολογίας ( American Board of Ophthalmology, 2015)

Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology (American Board of Ophthalmology, 2015)

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