Cornea Consultants of Texas
Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
Dr. Ple-plakon has 2 office locations, in Fort Worth and Arlington.
Hours for patient care:
Emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Fort Worth Office
3455 Locke Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76107
707 N. Fielder Rd, Suite B-1
Arlington, TX 76102
2015-Present Cornea Consultants of Texas
Cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery specialist
2014-2015 Baylor College of Medicine, Cullen Eye Institute
Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship, Department of Ophthalmology, Houston, Texas
2011-2014 University of Michigan, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center
Ophthalmology Residency, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Ann Arbor, Michigan
2010-2011 Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center
Transitional Year Internship, Dearborn, Michigan
2006-2010 University of Michigan Medical School
Doctor of Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2002-2006 Rice University
Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Cell Biology/Anthropology
Cum Laude, GPA 3.85/4.00
AWARDS AND HONORS
2015 Kirk R Wilhelmus Research Award, Baylor College of Medicine
2013 Annual Meeting Travel Grant Recipient, Eye Bank Association of America
2012 Best Paper of Session, Cornea Society/Eye Bank Association of America Fall Educational Symposium 2012
2010 Global Reach Scholarship Award, University of Michigan Medical School
2006-2010 Clayton K. Mammel, M.D. and Jeanne G. Mammel Endowed Scholarship, University of Michigan Medical School
2006-2010 Ralph L. Morse Scholarship, University of Michigan Medical School
2007 University of Michigan Summer Biomedical Research Fellowship Grant
2006 Dr. and Mrs. David M. Mumford Endowed Pre-Medical Award, Rice University
2006 Rice University Residential College Service Award
2003-2006 Helen and Herbert Allen Scholarship, Rice University
2003-2006 Albert Fanesteil Memorial Scholarship, Rice University
2003-2005 President’s Honor Roll, Rice University
2003-2004 Louis J. Walsh Scholarship, Rice University
2004 National Freeman Scholarship Award for Study in Asia
Woodward MA, Ple-plakon PA, Blachley T, Musch, DC, Newman-Casey PA, Delott L, Lee PP. Eye Care Providers’ Attitudes Toward Tele-ophthalmology. Telemed J E Health. 2015 Apr;21(4):271-3.
Ple-plakon PA, Shtein RM. Trends in Corneal Transplantation: Indications and Techniques. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul;25(4):300-5
Ple-plakon PA, Shtein RM, Musch DC, Blachley T, Saponara F, Woodward MA. Tissue Characteristics and Reported Adverse Events After Corneal Transplantation. Cornea. 2013 Oct;32(10):1339-43.
Ple-plakon PA, Mian SI. Chapter 23: Ocular Graft-versus-Host Disease. In: Holland EJ, Mannis MJ, Lee WB. Ocular Surface Disease: Cornea, Conjunctiva and Tear Film. New York, NY: Elsevier; 2013. p.179-82.
Ple-plakon PA, Demirci H, Cheng JX, Elner VM. Orbital Myeloid Sarcoma in an Adult with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, FAB M1, and 12p Deletion. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;29:e73-5.
Weizer JS, Goyal A, Ple-plakon PA, Trzcinka A, Strong BD, Bruno CA, Junn J, Tseng I, Niziol LM, Musch DC, Moroi SE. Bleb Morphology Characteristics and Effect on Positional Intraocular Pressure Variation. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging. 2010;41:532-7.
Ple-plakon PA, Ali S, Wang L, Weikert M, Khandelwal SS, Koch DD. Refractive Outcomes in Monovision: Comparison of IOL Calculations With Distance, Intermediate, and Near Targets. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Annual Symposium, San Diego, CA. April 2015.
Ple-plakon PA, Gupta C, Tu E, Mian SI. Post-Traumatic Fungal Keratitis due to Neosartorya Udagawae: A Case Report. Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group (OMIG) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2013.
Ple-plakon PA, He Y, Mian SI. Surgeon Characteristics Associated with Adverse Events in Corneal Transplantation. Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) Annual Scientific Symposium, Chicago, IL. June 2013.
Ple-plakon PA, Andrews CA, Musch DC, Lee PP, Stein JD. Despite Possessing Health Insurance, Large Disparities Exist in Likelihood of Visits to Eye Care Providers Across U.S. Sociodemographic Groups. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. May 2013.
Ple-plakon PA, Shtein RM, Musch D, Saponara F, O’Keefe M, Blachley T, Woodward MA. Tissue Characteristics and Reported Adverse Events After Corneal Transplantation. Cornea Society/Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) Fall Educational Symposium, Chicago, IL. November 2012.
Ple-plakon PA, Demirci H, Elner VM. Orbital Myeloid Sarcoma. Great Lakes Ocular Oncology Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. April 2012.
Ple-plakon PA, Lee PP, Blachley T, Musch C, Woodward MA. Attitudes Toward Tele-ophthalmology. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. May 2014.
Ple-plakon PA, He Y, Mian SI. Trends in Eye Bank Corneal Tissue Utilization: 1991-2011. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2013.
Ple-plakon PA, Weizer JS, Goyal A, Trzcinka A, Strong BD, Bruno CA, Junn J, Tseng I, Musch DC, Moroi SE. Filtering Blebs with Microcysts and Less Vascularity Are Associated with Less Positional Intraocular Pressure Change. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL. April 2008.
Ple-plakon PA, Moroi SE. Filtration Surgery Outcomes in Patients with Glaucoma. University of Michigan 53rd Annual Biomedical Research Forum, Ann Arbor, MI. November 2007.
2006-2014 United Asian American Medical Student Association
Vice President, Community Health and Culture Fair Coordinator
Resident Mentor to medical students
2008 National Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association
Midwest Regional Conference Coordinator
2007-2009 Delonis Free Medical Clinic
Clinic Coordinator and Prescription Drug Donation Chair
2007-2008 World Medical Relief, Medical Supply Redistribution Chair
2006-2008 Student Alliance for Global Reach, Secretary and Executive Board Member
2006-2008 American Medical Student Association, Recruitment Chair
2004-2006 Rice University Thai Student Association, Founder and President
Texas State Medical License (active)
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
2015-Present Texas Medical Association
2015-Present Tarrant County Medical Society
2013-Present American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
2011-Present American Academy of Ophthalmology
2008-2014 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology