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James M. Osher, M.D.

Dr. James Osher grew up in Cincinnati and is a third generation Cincinnati ophthalmologist. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tulane University and stayed there to earn a Master of Science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. He returned home to complete medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  After a year of Internal Medicine at The Christ Hospital, he completed his Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Cincinnati and served as Chief Resident in his final year. He received his retina sub-specialty training in Washington, D.C. with Retina Group of Washington/Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center.

Dr. Osher is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati, where he teaches residents and fellows in vitreoretinal surgery. He is actively involved in clinical and scientific research. He has received multiple research awards and presented at many national and international meetings. He has collaborated on surgical videos that have won honors at national and international film festivals. He has authored numerous articles in ophthalmic publications and has written chapters in 5 ophthalmic textbooks.

Dr. Osher specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, complex retinal detachment, macular pucker, macular hole, retinal vascular diseases, uveitis, histoplasmosis, and complications of anterior segment surgery. He has special interests in endoscopic posterior segment surgery, ocular trauma, retinal imaging, and retinal electrophysiology.

Dr. Osher is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retina Specialists.

Dr. Osher sees patients at locations in Blue Ash, Anderson, and Hamilton.

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