Alex Christoff has been a certified ophthalmic technician since 1992. He received his orthoptic training at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and earned his orthoptic certification in 2001. Alex has two young children and is married to a pediatric ophthalmologist.
Mr. Christoff has taken an active role in the education of the Wilmer ophthalmology residents, earning the Faculty Teaching Award in 2009, the first time this award has been presented to an orthoptist. Since 2001, he has been teaching strabismus and retinoscopy courses to certified ophthalmic medical personnel at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and to trainees at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Georgetown University, and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He has contributed several publications to the professional literature, and is a active member of the American Association of Certified Orthoptists (AACO), the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), and the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).
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