Newsmakers — November 2008


Dr. James McCulley, chairman of ophthalmology, and Dr. R. Wayne Bowman, professor of ophthalmology, have qualified for inclusion on the Trusted LASIK Surgeons Web site directory, which targets the top 1 percent of LASIK surgeons in major cities in the United States. Physicians listed at the group’s Web site are screened based on experience, research, publications, lectures and patient care standards.

Dr. Homero Rivas, assistant professor of surgery, recently performed a live laparoscopic surgery that was broadcast to doctors in Rome for a European course on laparoscopic endoscopic single site surgery. The procedure was the first live laparoscopic surgery at UT Southwestern televised outside the United States.