Weldon Haw, MD, is a Clinical Assistant
Professor at Shiley Eye Center and Chief of Ophthalmology,
SD Veterans Medical Center. He is a Cornea, Refractive,
and Cataract surgery specialist who served as Clinic Chief
at the Stanford University Department of Ophthalmology and
Director of Refractive Surgery at the Stanford University
South Bay Eye Laser Center. As a faculty member at both
Stanford University School of Medicine and UCSD School of
Medicine, he has trained many medical students, researchers,
residents, and ophthalmologists.
Dr. Haw graduated from UCSD Summa Cum Laude and is a member
of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society. He was also awarded
a Howard Hughes Research Fellowship at UCSD. Dr. Haw received
his medical degree from UCLA where he graduated with Honors
as part of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He was
a Chief Resident and fellow in Cornea and Refractive Surgery
at Stanford University and was a recipient of the prestigious
Thomas D. and Ruth Byers Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship
awarded to a select group of the Nation’s top Ophthalmologists.
He was also elected to America's Top Doctors in 2002 and
America’s Top Ophthalmologists in 2003.
Dr. Haw has several research interests and has authored
over 90 peer reviewed publications, book chapters and national
and international lectures and courses. He has been a member
of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Peninsula Eye
Society, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery,
and Association for Research & Vision in Ophthalmology,
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Mayo Clinic
Proceedings Reader Advisory Board, and International Society
of Refractive Surgery. He has served as a reviewer for multiple
journals including the Journal Cataract & Refractive
Surgery, Journal of Refractive Surgery, Journal of Biomedical
Materials Research, and British Journal of Ophthalmology.
His research has been featured by such distinguished media
as ABC News, Ophthalmology Times, Ocular Surgery News, EyeWorld,
EyeNet, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive
Surgery, the Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.