G. Baker Hubbard, III, MD

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Specialty

Dr. Hubbard's clinical interests focus on pediatric retinal disease, including retinopathy of prematurity and retinoblastoma.

Titles and Roles

Thomas M. Aaberg Sr. Chair in Ophthalmology
Emory University School of Medicine
Director of Retina Service, Emory Eye Center
Emory University School of Medicine
Vice-Chief, Ophthalmology Service
Children's Hospital of Atlanta at Egleston
Professor of Ophthalmology, Section of Vitreoretinal Surgery & Diseases and Section of Ophthalmic Pathology/Ocular Oncology, Emory Eye Center
Emory University School of Medicine
Director of Fellowship Training
Emory Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program
Ophthalmologist
Ocular Melanoma
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics

Biography

G. Baker Hubbard III, MD specializes in vitreoretinal surgery, and his practice includes both adult and pediatric vitreoretinal disorders. He has been closely involved with residency and fellowship training and he is currently director of fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at Emory University.

Dr. Hubbard is an active member of the ophthalmology community and has served on committees for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology. He has served as president of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology and currently serves on the board of councilors. He received the Senior Honor Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists for his work in pediatric retina disorders.

Education

Dr. Hubbard received his Medical Degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville TN. His postdoctoral training includes an Internship and Residency in General Surgery at Vanderbilt University, a Residency in Ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine, a Fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and a Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery at Barnes Retina Institute.

Research

Dr. Hubbard's primary research interest is in characterizing the clinical manifestations of pediatric retinal disorders and their treatment outcomes. He has also been the institutional principal investigator for national clinical trials on emerging therapies for adult retinal disorders such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.

Publications

Dr. Hubbard's recent peer-reviewed publications have covered retinopathy of prematurity, retinoblastoma, pediatric vitreous hemorrhage, and endophthalmitis. He is a reviewer for Ophthalmology, Journal of Retina and Vitreous Diseases, Cornea, and Journal of Refractive Surgery. He serves as the Pediatric Retina Section co-editor for the Retina Times and is a manuscript reviewer for several publications.

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Awards

Dr. Hubbard has received the following awards and honors:

  • Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2016
  • Atlanta Magazine's "Top Doctors", 2016-2017
  • Best Doctors in America 2009–12
  • Senior Honor Award, American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Emory Eye Center, 2009
  • Honor Award, American Society of Retina Specialists, 2008
  • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2008

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