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Anna Gushchin

Anna Gushchin

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Anna is a board certified ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon and Attending ophthalmologist at Hines VA Medical Center and volunteer ophthalmologist with the Himalayan Cataract Project.

She completed a General Surgery internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center followed by a residency in ophthalmology at the UPMC Eye and Ear Institute with a focus on improving medical student exposure to the field of ophthalmology and early involvement in community outreach work. She was also involved with skills-transfer teaching as a member of Eye Missions for Developing Countries working in Olancho, Honduras (2011-2013).

While an Oculofacial Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery Fellow at Stanford University she served as a volunteer ophthalmology faculty at the Arbor Free Clinic in Menlo Park and the Pacific Free Clinic in San Jose where she taught undergraduate and medical students the elements of eye exams in an effort to improve delivery of care to underserved populations.
She is a volunteer ophthalmologist for the Himalayan Cataract Project, a liaison for Global Sight Alliance and Yo2Go.org and serves on the AAO YO International committee.

Pursuing an academic oculoplastic surgery career with an emphasis on improving International residency training infrastructures.

Please contact if you are interested in learning more about international ophthalmology or would like help with a challenging eye problem.


Experience:

  • Ophthalmology Resident (UPMC)
  • Attending Physician (Cook County Health and Hospitals System)
  • Ophthalmologist (Veteran Administration)
  • International Ophthalmology Fellow (University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics)
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow (Stanford Hospital & Clinics)
  • Oculoplastic Surgeon (Veteran Administration)

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