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2009 - present    Nevada Retina Center, Las Vegas, NV
                  Vitreo-retinal Surgeon

2006 - 2009       Eye Associates Northwest, PC Seattle, WA
                  Vitreo-retinal Surgeon

2007 - 2009       University of Washington, Seattle, WA
                  Clinical Assistant Professor

Post-Graduate Education:

2004 - 2006       Retinal Consultants Inc./ Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
                  Vitreo-retinal Fellowship/Clinical Assistant Professor

2002 - 2004       Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
                  Ophthalmology Residency

2001 - 2002       University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
                  Ophthalmology Residency

2000 - 2001       University of Florida/Shands Hospital, Jacksonville, FL
                  Internal Medicine Internship


1996 - 2000       University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS

1991 - 1995       Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
                  B.S., Environmental Engineering


Active Medical Licenses/Board Certification:

2009 - present    Nevada Medical License
2006 - present    Washington Medical License
2002 - 2007       Ohio Medical License
2005              American Board of Ophthalmology - certified 11/2005


Academic Appointments:

2007-2009         University of  Washington, Seattle, WA
                  Clinical Assistant Professor

2004-2006         Ohio State University, Columbus, OH      
                  Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Activities/Publications:

2008 - 2009   Screening Ophthalmologist, Sangamo BioSciences, A Phase 2 Repeat Dosing
              Clinical Trial of SB-509 in Subjects with Diabetic Neuropathy

2004 - 2006   Co-Investigator, Genentech, Phase III Multicenter Randomized, Double-
              Masked, Sham Injection-Controlled Study of the Efficacy and Safety of
              rhuFab V2 (ranibizumab) in Subjects with Minimally Classic or Occult
              Subfoveal Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

2004 - 2006   Co-Investigator, Genentech, A Phase IIIb, Multicenter, Randomized,
              Double-Masked, Sham Injection-Controlled Study of the Efficacy and
              Safety of Ranibizumab in Subjects with Subfoveal Choroidal
              Neovascularization (CNV) with or without Classic CNV Secondary to Age-
              Related Macular degeneration.

2005 - 2006   Co-Investigator, Genentech, An Open-Label, Multicenter Extension Study
              to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Ranibizumab in subjects with
              Subfoveal Choroidal Neovascularization (CNV) Secondary to Age-Related
              Macular Degeneration (AMD) who have Completed the Treatment Phase of a
              Genentech-Sponsored Ranibizumab Study

2005          Tweito T, Abdel-Rahman M, Chorich LJ, Davidorf FH: Enucleation for
              Choroidal Melanoma.  In Ryan, SJ, ed. Retina, 4th Edition.  CV Mosby. 
              In print.

2005          Deasy R, Heverhagen J, Abdel-Rahman M, von Tengg-Kobligk H, Craig E,
              Gupta S, Jia G. Tweito T, Chambers RB, Knopp M, and Davidorf FH. 
              Evaluation of Choroidal Melanoma with Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI. 
              Presented at the Ohio State University Post-Graduate Research
              Symposium, June 2005

2004          Tweito T, Kadari P, Abdel-Rahman M, Moldovan N, Davidorf FH.  The
              effect of retinal pigment epithelial cells on the migration of human
              umbilical vein endothelial cells.  Presented at Ohio State University
              Post-Graduate Research Symposium, June 2004

Honors and Awards:

2006              Makley-Battles Teaching Award (for resident education)

2003              Ophthalmology Grand Rounds Award

1994 - 1995       Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society)


Professional Memberships:

2007 - present    Nevada Ophthalmological Society

2001 - present    American Academy of Ophthalmology

1996 - present    American Medical Association
Dr. Timothy H. Tweito
Las Vegas retina specialist, eye surgery, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, detachment, flashes and floaters, vitrectomy, vein, occlusions, intraocular, macugen, lucentis, PDT,epiretinal, membrane
Kwang J. Lee, M.D.
Timothy H. Tweito, M.D.
Tyson Ward, M.D.

(702) 732-4500
Office Hours:  

Monday thru Friday, 8 to 5:00 PM.
Weekends and holidays  emergency only.
Office Locations:

6980 Smoke Ranch Rd.
Suite 110, Las Vegas, NV  89128
Smoke Ranch location
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3006 S. Maryland Parkway
Suite 560, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Maryland Pkwy location
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866 Seven Hills Dr.
Suite 101, Henderson, NV 89052
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