Joshua H. Uhr, M.D.

 Retina Specialist

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Office Locations:

1500 Tilton Rd.,
Northfield, NJ 08225
Phone: 609.646.5200
Fax: 609.646.9868

2466 E. Chestnut Ave.,
Vineland, NJ 08360
Phone: 856.507.0020
Fax: 856.507.0040

211 South Main St.,
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 609.463.4610
Fax: 609.463.4616

Attending Physicians at:

  • Shore Medical Center
  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

Professional Experience:

  • Retina and Ophthalmic Consultanta, PC, Northfield, NJ, 2021 - Present. Private group practice limited to vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. Participation in clinical trials

Education:

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL July 2020 – July 2022  Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship ,Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology 
  • Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA July 2017 – June 2020  Ophthalmology Residency 
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY June 2016 – June 2017  Medical Internship 
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY August 2012 – May 2016  Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY August 2008 – May 2012  Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Government 

Hospital Appointments:

  • SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL), Somers Point, NJ: Attending Ophthalmologist, 2022-present
  • ATLANTICARE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Atlantic City, NJ: Attending Ophthalmologist, 2022-present

Certification & Licensure:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology December 2021 – 2031

Awards and Honors:

  • Top 20 Finalist, Vit-Buckle Society Fellows Foray Surgical Video Competition/Travel Grant  Recipient to the 10th Annual VBS Meeting (2022)
  • Top 20 Finalist, Vit-Buckle Society Fellows Foray Surgical Video Competition (2021)
  • Retina Research Foundation/Joseph M. and Eula C. Lawrence Travel Grant to ARVO (2019)
  • Members-in-Training (MIT) Outstanding Poster Award Finalist at ARVO (2019)
  • Graduation with Distinction in Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2016)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2015)
  • Student Council Award–Outstanding Community Service in the Greater New York City Area (2015)
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Summer Research Scholar (2013)
  • Honorable Mention, Professionalism in Medicine Essay Contest, Mount Sinai (2013)
  • Human Rights and Social Justice (HRSJ) Scholar at Mount Sinai (2012 – 2013)  
  • Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in all Subjects, Cornell University (2012) 
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cornell University (Inducted junior year, 2011) 
  • Robinson Award for Academic Excellence, Cornell University (2009) 
  • Golden Key International Honor Society, Cornell University (2009)
  • Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia Rumsey Scholarship (2008 & 2009) 

Professional Societies and Associations:

  • American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) 2020 – Present 
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2019 – Present 
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017 – Present 
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology 2017 – 2020 Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) 2017 – 2020

Publications/Presentations:

  • Uhr JH, Dubovy S, Gregori NZ. Syphilitic Uveitis Masquerading as a Vitreous Hemorrhage and Retinal Detachment. Ophthalmol Retina. 2021 Aug;5(8):729.
  • Uhr JH, Chawla H, Williams BK, Cavuoto KM, Sridhar J. Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in  Visual Impairment in the United States. Ophthalmology. 2021 Jul;128(7):1102-1104.
  • Uhr JH, Storey PP, Kuley B, Patel SN, Wibbelsman TD, Pancholy M, Spirn MJ. The Effect of  Endophthalmitis on Recurrence of Macular Edema in Eyes Receiving Intravitreal Anti-Vascular  Endothelial Growth Factor. Retina. 2021 Jul; 41(7):1470-1477.
  • Xu D, Uhr J, Patel SN, Pandit RR, Jenkins TL, Khan MA, Ho AC. Sociodemographic Factors  Influencing Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Presentation and Outcome. Ophthalmol Retina. 2021 Apr;5(4):337-341. 
  • Uhr JH, Governatori NJ, Zhang Q, Hamershock R, Radell JE, Lee JY, Tatum J, Wu AY. Training in  and Comfort With Diagnosis and Management of Ophthalmic Emergencies Among Emergency  Medicine Physicians in the United States. Eye. 2020 Sep;34(9):1504-1511. 
  • Zheng CX, Uhr JH, Deaner JD, Anhalt J, Lin MM, Moster SJ, Razeghinejad MR. Orbital cellulitis  following uncomplicated glaucoma drainage device surgery: case report and review of literature. J  Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2020 Aug;15(3):412-418. 
  • Uhr JH, Obeid A, Wibbelsman TD, Wu C, Levin H, Garrigan H, Spirn MJ, Chiang A, Sivalingam A,  Hsu J. Delayed Retinal Breaks and Detachments After Acute Posterior Vitreous Detachment.  Ophthalmology. 2020 Apr;127(4):516-522.
  • Uhr JH, Thau A, Chung C, Zhang XC. Rare Presentation of Bilateral Central Retinal Vein Occlusion and Leukemic Retinopathy in a Young Adult Diagnosed with T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Cureus. 2020 Jan;12(1): e6666. 
  • Uhr JH, Xu D, Rahimy E, Hsu J. Current Practice Preferences and Safety Protocols for Intravitreal  Injection of Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Agents. Ophthalmol Retina. 2019 Aug;3(8):649- 655. 
  • Uhr JH, Hsu J. Endophthalmitis Following Intravitreal Injections Performed in the Office Versus  Operating Room Setting. Curr Ophthalmol Rep. 2019 June;7(2):128-135. 
  • Obeid A, Su D, Patel SN, Uhr JH, Borkar D, Gao X, Fineman MS, Regillo CD, Maguire JI, Garg SJ,  Hsu J. Outcomes of Eyes Lost to Follow-Up with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy that received  Panretinal Photocoagulation vs Intravitreal Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor. Ophthalmology.  2019 Mar;126(3):407-413. 
  • Uhr JH, Mishra K, Wei C, Wu AY. Awareness and Knowledge of Emergent Ophthalmic Disease  Among Patients in an Internal Medicine Clinic. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr;134(4):424-431
  • Uhr JH, Shah J, Warner RP, Divino CM. Racial Disparities in Clinical Presentation and Surgical  Outcomes in Patients with Small Bowel Carcinoid Tumors. Am Surg. 2016 Apr;82(4):89-92.
  • Cutler HS, Ogando P, Uhr JH, Gonzalez D, Warner RRP, Divino CM. Use of Molecular Profiling to  Guide Treatment Decisions in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors. Am Surg. 2016 Apr;82(4):369- 375.
  • Khan T, Garg M, Warner RP, Uhr JH, Divino CM. Elevated Serum Pancreastatin is an Indicator of  Hepatic Metastasis in Patients with Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors. Pancreas. 2016 Aug;45(7):1032-1035.
  • Uhr JH, Fields AC, Divino CM. Lack of a Clinically Significant Impact of Race on Morbidity and  Mortality in Abdominal Surgery: An Analysis of 186,466 Patients from the American College of  Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database. Am J Surg. 2015;210(2):236- 242. 
  • Tabrizian P, Sweeney RE, Uhr JH, Nguyen SQ, Divino CM. Laparoscopic Resection of Gastric and  Small Bowel Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: 10-year Experience at a Single Center. J Am Coll  Surg. 2014;218(3):367-373. 
  • Menda G, Uhr JH, Wyttenbach RA, et al. Associative Learning in the Dengue Vector Mosquito,  Aedes aegypti: Avoidance of a Previously Attractive Odor or Surface Color That is Paired With an  Aversive Stimulus. J Exp Biol. 2013;216(Pt 2):218-223. 
  • Uhr JH, Goduni L, Townsend JH. Sutureless Scleral Fication of a 3-Piece IOL and Iris Repair. Retina  Today. 07/08 2022 Supplement Clinical Case Compendium. 
  • Uhr JH, Albini TA. A Patient with Vision Loss. Vit-Buckle Academy website. Case of the Month,  2022 March. https://vba.vitbucklesociety.org/case-of-the-month/a-patient-with-vision-loss
  • Uhr JH. COVID-19 Through the Eyes of an Ophthalmology Resident. KevinMD website. 2020 June.  https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/06/covid-19-through-the-eyes-of-an-ophthalmology resident.html 
  • Fathy CA, Kanesa-Thasan A, Uhr JH, Syed ZA, Rapuano CJ. An Atypical Source of Pseudomonas Scleritis. Ophthalmology Times. (2019 Ophthalmology Times Resident Writers Award Program, Second Place). 
  • Uhr JH & Bedrossian EH. An 88-year old man with a right medial canthal lesion is evaluated at the  Wills Eye Oculoplastics Service. Review of Ophthalmology. 2018 Aug;25(8):63-65. 
  • Uhr JH, Palmer M, Dunn JP. A 23-year-old woman presents to the Wills Eye Emergency Room  complaining of bilateral eye pain and redness. Review of Ophthalmology. 2018 Oct;25(10):103-105. 
  • Uhr JH, Garg SJ. Chapter 3: Candida Retinitis. In: Hsu J, Chiang A, editors. The Pocket Guide to  Medical Retina. SLACK Incorporated; 2020. 
  • Uhr JH, Dunn JP. Chapter 3: Progressive Outer Retinal Necrosis (PORN). In: Hsu J, Chiang A,  editors. The Pocket Guide to Medical Retina. SLACK Incorporated; 2020. 
  • Uhr JH, section editor. Chapter 3: Trauma (sections 3.17, Commotio Retinae; 3.18, Traumatic Choroidal Rupture; 3.19, Chorioretinitis Sclopetaria). In: Rapuano, et al., editors. The Wills Eye  Manual: Office and Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease. 8th ed. Wolters  Kluwer; 2020. [In Press]. 
  • Uhr JH, section editor. Chapter 11: Retina (section 11.15, Central Serous Chorioretinopathy). In:  Rapuano, et al., editors. The Wills Eye Manual: Office and Emergency Room Diagnosis and  Treatment of Eye Disease. 8th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2020. [In Press].
  • Chawla H, Uhr JH, Williams JS, Reinoso MA, Weiss JS. Cost-Effectiveness of Artificial Intelligence  Systems versus Specialist Referral for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening: The Impact of Anti-VEGF  Therapy Selection. American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting. 2022 May 19 – 21;  Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Uhr JH, Laura DM, Sridhar J. The Alligator Hunter. Virtual case presentation: Inaugural Meeting of  the American Society of Ocular Trauma. 2021 June 5. 
  • Uhr JH, Gregori NZ. The Imitation Game: A Patient with Vision Loss. Virtual case presentation:  International Retinal Imaging Society – The Yannuzzi Rounds. 2021 April 13.
  • Uhr JH, Obeid A, Wibbelsman T, Hsu J. Delayed Retinal Breaks and Detachments After Acute  Posterior Vitreous Detachment. Oral presentation: Wills Eye Hospital Alumni Conference. 2020  March 5 – 7; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Uhr JH, Obeid A, Wibbelsman T, Wu C, Hsu J. Incidence and Timing of Delayed Retinal Breaks  Following Acute Symptomatic Posterior Vitreous Detachment. Poster presentation: ARVO Annual  Meeting. 2019 April 28 – May 2; Vancouver, Canada. 
  • Sivalingam M, Gervasio K, Wu C, Matsunaga D, Uhr J, Obeid A, Wibbelsman T, Levine H, Pandit  R, Jenkins T, Xu D, Hsu J, Ho A. Socioeconomic Disparities in Presenting Visual Acuity of  Neovascular Age Related Macular Degeneration Patients. Poster presentation: ARVO Annual  Meeting. 2019 April 28 – May 2; Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cutler HS, Ogando P, Uhr JH, Gonzalez DO, Warner RRP, Divino CM. Use of Molecular Profiling  to Guide Treatment Decisions in Patients With Neuroendocrine Tumors. Poster presentation: 7th Annual Meeting of the North American NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society. 2014 October 10 – 11;  Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Khan TM, Garg M, Warner RRP, Uhr JH, Divino CM. Elevated Serum Pancreastatin is an Indicator  of Hepatic Metastasis in Patients with Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors. Poster presentation: 7th Annual Meeting of the North American NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society. 2014 October 10 – 11;  Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Uhr JH, Warner RP, Divino CM. Racial Disparities in Clinical Presentation and Surgical Outcomes  in Patients with Carcinoid Tumors. Oral presentation: 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. 2014  Feb. 4-6; San Diego, California.

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