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R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

United States

Dr. Stulting is the Co-Founder of the Stulting Research Center, a pioneer in corneal disease research and LASIK, and serves as the Director of Corneal Disease and Research at Woolfson Eye Institute. With an illustrious career spanning more than 30 years, his basic research efforts have created deeper understanding of the mechanisms of corneal transplant rejection, herpetic ocular disease and new treatment paradigms. Dr. Stulting chaired the Ophthalmic Devices Panel, an advisory group to the FDA, for three years and served as a member for 10 years. Recently, Dr. Stulting was selected to present the prestigious Binkhorst Lecture at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).

As an experienced surgeon and medical monitor, Dr. Stulting is currently overseeing a clinical trial using a new intraocular telescope for patients with cataract and severe central vision loss from macular degeneration. He is one of the most frequently cited investigators in the field, authoring more than 200 publications based on his extensive clinical research in corneal transplantation, laser treatment of refractive errors, LASIK, the management of dry eye, and cataract surgery. Dr. Stulting is a revered authority for patients with complex issues that generate difficult challenges for refractive surgery outcomes and is a sought-after speaker on both refractive surgery and cornea topics.

Dr. Stulting is a past president of the ASCRS. He has served as a medical monitor for multiple FDA clinical trials and was a co-investigator in the first physician-sponsored clinical investigation of LASIK. As a current editor emeritus and a past editor-in-chief for the medical journal Cornea, Dr. Stulting has authored hundreds of published medical articles during his 30+ year career.

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