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Valerie A. Purvin, M.D.

Neuro Ophthalmology

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Valerie A. Purvin, M.D. graduated with from the University of Wisconsin in 1969 with a B.A. in philosophy. She completed pre-medical curriculum at Columbia University and graduated from Tulane Medical School in 1978. After serving her internship at Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals in New Orleans, and her residency at Tulane University, she completed a fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology at the L.S.U. Eye Center.

Currently, Dr. Purvin is a Clinical professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology and the Indiana University Medical Center. She is also the director of the Neuro-ophthalmology Section at the Midwest Eye Institute.

Dr. Purvin has authored 17 book chapters and has published over 70 articles for ophthalmic journals on a wide variety of Neuro-ophthalmology topics and recently co-authored a book with Dr. Aki Kawasaki entitled Common Neuro-ophthalmic Pitfalls. She has given over 125 presentations across the country.

Dr. Purvin is a reviewer for Ophthalmology, Stroke, Archives of Ophthalmology, Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology, Neurology Network Commentary, Neuro-ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Austral and New Zealand J Ophthalmology, Ocular Allergy and Inflammation, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Journal of Neuro Sciences, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Canadian J Neurological Sciences, British J Ophthalmology, and Neuromuscular Disorders. She is also on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology.

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