Dr. Martin Devoto

Dr. Martín H. Devoto is an ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon. After completing his residency in Ophthalmology, he revalidated his medical degree in the United States and in 1995 and 1996 he was a Clinical-Surgical Fellow at the University of Cincinnati where he trained in the eyelid, tear duct, and orbital surgery. Since 1995 he has been a member of the Consultores Oftalmológicos.

He was a Consultant in Orbitopalpebral Oncology at the Angel Roffo Oncology Institute, University of Buenos Aires, where he dedicated himself from 2005 to 2015 to the reconstruction of periocular cancer. He has given nearly 300 lectures at national and international congresses and published more than 20 scientific papers in international journals. He was one of the authors of the American Academy of Ophthalmology study guides for residents of the United States. Also, he has been teaching courses at that institution since 2000. He has received 2 important awards from this institution. In 2008, the Achievement Award, awarded for contributions as an author, course instructor, and member of educational material writing committees, and in 2007, the International Ophthalmology Education Award, awarded to recognize international members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Devoto is a member of the Argentine Society of Ophthalmology, the Argentine Council of Ophthalmology, the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Society of Ocularists, and of the Orbital Society. He was a professor at the Universidad del Salvador and the Universidad de Buenos in the specialist courses in Ophthalmology of Oculoplastics and Eye Orbit. Since 1999, he has participated in Orbis International, United States as Visiting Professor. Also since 2009, he has collaborated with FuSaVi, providing care at no cost to patients without resources.

Teaching

  • 2003- 2006: Argentine Society of Ophthalmology.
    Coordinator of the Orbit, Eyelid and Lacrimal Tract Module of the Specialist Course in Ophthalmology.
  • Since 1999: Universidad del Salvador School of Medicine.
    Extraordinary Assistant Professor. Coordinator of the Orbit Module of the Superior Course for Specialists in Ophthalmology.
  • Since 1999: Orbis International, United States.
    Visiting Professor, International Teaching Program, for developing countries. It takes place in a hospital plane that lands in needy areas. www.orbis.org.
  • Since 2001: American Academy of Ophthalmology. Annual Meeting.
    • Instruction courses:
      • Paralytical Lagophtalmos.
      • Oculoplastic Procedures for the General Ophthalmologist.
      • Periocular tumors and Reconstruction.
      • Blepharoplasty.
      • Evaluation, Techniques, Complications, and Management of the Aesthetic Patient.

Degrees

  • 1984/1989:
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires. Doctor.
  • General average:
    9.12 points.

Postgraduate Studies

  • 1995/1997:
    University of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.
    Clinical Fellow in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Eyelids, Lacrimal Tracts, and Orbit. Directors:
    Dwight R. Kulwin, MD, and Robert C. Kersten, MD.
    Ophthalmology Department, Occupational Section, and Orbit.
    18-month training with more than 800 surgical cases performed as first surgeon or assistant, and 6 months as resident instructor.
  • 1991/1994:
    Argentine Ophthalmology Foundation,
    Buenos Aires.
    Resident in Ophthalmology. Director: Dr. Enrique S. Malbrán.
    3-year residency with 278 surgical cases as first surgeon.
  • 1990/1991:
    Institute of Medical Research Dr. Alfredo Lanari, University of Buenos Aires.
    Resident in Medical Clinic.


Montevideo 1410
C1018ACF Buenos Aires

Tel. +54 1148155356
(lunes a viernes 9-17 hs)

Fax 48144043

Pacientes Internacionales y del Interior de Argentina

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