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Residency
Yale University School of Medicine, Ophthalmology
Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine, Vitreo-retinal surgery
Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology, 2017-2027

Peer-reviewed publications 

  1. Kavoussi SC, Kovacs K, Alasil T, Coady P, Kombo N. Delayed Bilateral Fibrinous Anterior Chamber Reaction Following Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant and Cataract Surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports. 2016 Jul; 8-10.

  2. Kalyam, K, Kavoussi SC, Ehrlich M, Teng CC, Chadha N, Khodadadeh S, Liu J. Irreversible Blindness Following Peri-Ocular Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma Skin Rejuvenation Treatment. Ophthal Plast Reconstruct Surg. 2016 Mar 24. PMID 27015236.

  3. Kavoussi SC, Brinton GS. Epiretinal membrane demonstrated by optical coherence tomography in a patient with retinal cavernous hemangioma. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Aug 13;133(8):e151163. PMID: 26270408

  4. Kavoussi SC, Levin F, Servat JJ. Orbital extension of untreated lacrimal sac melanoma following dacryocystorhinostomy. Ophthal Plast Reconstruct Surg. 2015 Aug 11. PMID: 26270262

  5. Han Y, Kavoussi SC, Adelman RA. Visual recovery following open- globe injury with initial no light perception. Clin Ophthalmol. 2015:9 1443–1448. PMID: 26316683

  6. Kavoussi SC, Liu J. Spontaneous hyphema and pupillary block in a patient with a left ventricular assist device. Digit J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jun 11:21(2).

  7. Kavoussi SC, Kempton JE, Huang JJ. Central retinal vein occlusion resulting from anomalous retinal vascular anatomy in a 24-year-old man. Clin Ophthalmol. 2015 May 20;9:885-7. PMID: 26056427

  8. Kavoussi SC, Lesser RL. Genetic Anticipation in Familial Neuromyelitis Optica: Case and Literature Review. Conn Med. 2015 Apr:79(4):207-9. PMID: 26259297

  9. Kavoussi SC, Slade MD, Meskin SW, Adelman RA. Characteristics and outcomes of fall-related open-globe injuries in pseudophakic patients. Clin Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb 27;9:403-8. PMID: 25784783

  10. Damento G, Kavoussi SC, Materin MA, Salomao DR, Quiram PA, Balasubramaniam S, Pulido JS. Clinical and histologic findings of patients with uveal melanomas on TNF-alpha inhibitors. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Nov;89(11):1481-6. PMID: 25444484.

  11. Kavoussi SC, Huang JJ, Tsai JC, Kempton JE. HIPAA for physicians in the information age. Conn Med. 2014 Aug;78(7):425-7. PMID: 25195309.

  12. Kavoussi SC, Pasco CA, Mears KA, Levin F, Servat JJ. Spontaneous Periocular Ecchymosis in Children: Differential Diagnosis and Current Trends in Evaluation and Management. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014; 5: 343. doi: 10.4172/2155-9570.1000343

  13. Kavoussi SC, Giacometti JN, Servat JJ, Levin F. The relationship between sex and symmetry in thyroid eye disease. Clin Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul 10; 8: 1295-300. PMID: 25031528

  14. Kavoussi SC, Elia M, Levin F, Baylin E, Servat JJ. Balloon dacryoplasty for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Eyenet, American Academy of Ophthalmology. 2014, July.

  15. Kavoussi SC, Shetlar DJ, Barkmeier AJ, Carvounis PE. Invasive conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma presenting with serous retinal detachment. Can J Ophthalmol. 2013 Dec;48(6):e158-9. PMID: 24314432

  16. Kavoussi SC, Werner L, Fuller SR, Hill M, Burrow MK, McIntyre JS, Mamalis N. Prevention of capsular bag opacification with a new hydrophilic acrylic disk-shaped intraocular lens. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2011 Dec;37(12):2194-200. PMID: 22108114

  17. Jaber R, Werner L, Fuller S, Kavoussi SC, McIntyre S, Burrow M, Mamalis N. Comparison of capsulorhexis resistance to tearing with and without trypan blue dye using a mechanized tensile strength model. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012 Mar;38(3):507-12. PMID: 22340608

  18. Goecks T, Werner L, Mamalis N, Fuller SR, Jensen M, Kavoussi SC, Hill M, Olson RJ. Toxicity comparison of intraocular azithromycin with and without a bioadhesive delivery system in rabbit eyes. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012 Jan;38(1):137-45. Epub 2011 Nov 10. PMID: 22078120

  19. McIntyre JS, Werner L, Fuller SR, Kavoussi SC, Hill M, Mamalis N. Assessment of a single-piece hydrophilic acrylic IOL for piggyback sulcus fixation in pseudophakic cadaver eyes. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012 Jan;38(1):155-62. PMID: 22055074

  20. Ollerton A, Werner L, Fuller SR, Kavoussi SC, McIntyre JS, Mamalis N. Evaluation of a new single-piece 4% water content hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lens in the rabbit model. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012 Oct; 38(10):1827-32. PMID 22920504.

  21. Shuja F, Kavoussi SC, Mir M, Jogi R, Rosen T. Interferon induced sarcoidosis with cutaneous involvement along lines of venous drainage in a former intravenous drug user. Dermatol Online J. 2009 Dec 15; 15(12):4. PMID: 20040254.

Presentations / Lectures

  1. Kavoussi SC. Vitreo-Retinal Surgery for Advanced Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: Approach to Pre-Operative, Intra-Operative, and Post-Operative Decision Making. Presented at Yale Ophthalmology
    Society Annual Meeting, October 2017, New Haven, CT.

  2. Kavoussi SC, Carvounis PE. Anterior Sub-Retinal Fluid Drainage without Perfluorocarbon Liquid for Retinal Detachment Repair. Presented at American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) Annual Meeting, August 2016, San Francisco, CA.

  3. Kavoussi SC, Mohsenin A, Gui W, Slade MD, Adelman RA, Huang JJ. Using genotype analysis to predict duration of disease and response to therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Yale Ophthalmology Resident Research Day 2015. Winner: First place research award.

  4. Wang SX, Phuchantuk P, Kavoussi SC, Adelman RA, Tsai JC, Liu J. The impact of cataract surgery and laser trabeculoplasty on ab interno trabeculectomy (Trabectome) outcomes. Presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, May 2014, Orlando, FL.

  5. Kavoussi SC, Mohsenin A, Gui W, Slade MD, Adelman RA, Huang JJ. Using genotype analysis to predict duration of disease and response to therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, May 2014, Orlando, FL.

  6. Balakrishnan SA, Ventura BV, Kavoussi SC, Wang L, Weikert MP, Hamill MB, Koch DD. Multifocal intraocular lens exchange: case series. Presented at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, April 2014, Boston, MA.

  7. Kavoussi SC, Lesser RL. Familial neuromyelitis optica: case and literature review. Presented at North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) Annual Meeting, March 2014, Puerto Rico.

  8. Damento G, Kavoussi SC, Materin MA, et al. Clinical and histologic findings of patients with uveal melanomas on TNF-alpha inhibitors. Presented at American Uveitis Society 18th Annual Winter Symposium, January 2014, Park City, UT.

  9. Kavoussi SC, Werner L, Fuller SR, Hill M, Burrow MK, McIntyre JS, Mamalis N. Prevention of capsular bag opacification with a new hydrophilic acrylic disk-shaped intraocular lens. Presented at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, March 2011, San Diego, CA. Winner: Best paper of session.

  10. Weikert MP, Kavoussi SC, Wang L, Hamill MB, Koch DD. Multifocal intraocular lens exchange. Presented at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, April 2010. Boston, MA.