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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Anjali K. Pathak, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Medical Director, Refractive Surgery Center

Specialty Areas
Corneal Disease
Ophthalmology - General
Refractive Surgery
Intraocular Lens Implants

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Patients Seen At
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Two
10 Barnes West Drive, Suite 201
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
Fax:   314-996-3490
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8096
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Cornea, ocular surface disease, refractive surgery, general ophthalmology, accomodating intraocular lens placement (Crystalens®), multifocal intraocular lenses (Restor®, Rezoom®) for treatment of cataracts and presbyopia, Descemet's Stripping Endokeratoplasty (DSEK) for treatment of corneal endothelial disease (ex. Fuchs Dystrophy), Intacs for treatment of keratoconus or post LASIK keratectasia, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty ("big bubble" technique). For more information on refractive surgery and new generation intraocular lenses Washington University LASIK web site.

Board Certification
Ophthalmology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A. : Chemistry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1993
Medical Degree: West Virginia University Medical School, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1997
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2001
Chief Residency: Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2001
Fellowship: Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2002
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Fracasso PM, Burris H 3rd, Arquette MA, Govindan R, Gao F, Wright LP, Goodner SA, Greco FA, Jones SF, Willcut N, Chodkiewicz C, Pathak A, Springett GM, Simon GR, Sullivan DM, Marcelpoil R, Mayfield SD, Mauro D, Garrett CR. "A phase 1 escalating single-dose and weekly fixed-dose study of cetuximab: pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic rationale for dosing."Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Feb 1;13(3):986-93.

Pathak AK, Virata SR, Kylstra JA, Meredith TA,Shah GK, Holekamp NM, Joseph DP, Thomas MA, Regillo CK, Tripoli NK. Results of vitrectomy for vitreous hemorrhage in patients with retinal venous occlusion. Invest Ophth Vis Sci 2001; 42:240

Wallace DK, Pathak AK, Sullivan MS. Evaluation of the induced tropia test in the detection of amblyopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2000; 41:705

Robinson TW, Pathak AK, Charlton JF, Esmer E, Linberg JV, Hobbs G. Iontonphoresis and adjunct to EMLA cream for local anesthesia. Invest Ophthal Vis Sci 1996; 37:753

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