Karl Csaky, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Csaky is a vitreoretinal disease specialist who current serves as the T. Boone Pickens director, managing director and chief medical officer at the Clinical Center of Innovation for AMD at the Retina Foundation of the Southwest. His main areas of interest are the study of both clinical research and drug delivery development as it pertains to retinal diseases. In particular, Dr. Csaky is involved in various clinical trials on dry AMD and inherited retinal diseases, is studying vision function assessments of patients with various retinal diseases and developing drug delivery approaches for the treatment of retinal diseases.
Dr. Csaky is a member of the Macula Society, Retina Society, and American Academy of Ophthalmology, ARVO and the American Society of Retinal Specialists. He completed a retina fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University and a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Csaky completed an internship in medicine at Duke University, his ophthalmology residency at Washington University, and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship.
He received his combined M.D./Ph.D. degree from the University of Louisville and has authored more than 120 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.