Scott Barb, M.D.

Knoxville, TN
865.588.0811
Medical School

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Memphis, TN
M.D.

Retinal Fellowship

Emory Eye Center
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Vitreoretinal Surgical Fellow

Research Fellowship

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/University of Tennessee Research Fellowship
Memphis, TN

Residency

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Ophthalmology Residency

Internship

Methodist University Transitional Year Program
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Internship

Full Biography
Honors/Awards:

Alpha Omega Alpha election, 2011

Dorothy Snider Foundation Medical School Academic Scholarship 2010, 2011, 2012

Chisolm-Phi Rho Sigma Medical School Academic Fund Scholarship 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

National Eye Institute (NEI) Travel Grant Award for Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2008 annual meeting

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/University of Tennessee Research Fellowship
-conducted research with Dr. Barrett Haik and Dr. Robert Ogg at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in between Rhodes College and medical school

St. Jude/Rhodes College International Travel Fund for Poster Presentation at the Annual Organization for Human Brain Mapping Meeting 2006

Research Experience:

Barb, Scott M. Post-traumatic Uveitis and Post-operative inflammation. In: Papaliodis GN, editor. Uveitis: A practical guide for the treatment of ocular inflammation. Springer publishing, 2017, 275-85.

Barb SM, Eliott D, Miller JB. Subfoveal subretinal bands in retinal detachment: to peel or not to peel?, Nantucket Retina Meeting 2015. Case Presentation; Nantucket, MA.

Barb SM, Patel AV, Stryjewski T, Gardiner M, Lessell S. Characteristics and outcomes of open globe injuries with clinical optic neuropathy, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2015 Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation; Denver, CO.

Barb SM, Eliott D. Purtscher-like retinopathy secondary to giant cell arteritis. Atlantic Coast Retina Club, Macula conference 2015. Case Presentation; Boston, MA.

Barb SM, Patel A, Young LH. Toxoplasmic retinitis: to treat or not to treat and with what drug?, Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2015 Fall;55(4):137-45.

Patel A, Barb SM, Young LH. Finding the Optimal treatment plan for Exudative AMD: A review of current anti-VEGF dosing regimens. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2015 Fall;55(4):103-12.

Little J, Cox K, Pegram T, Barb SM, Hoehn M, Kerr N. Effect of Age at Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implantation on Refractive Growth in Very Young Children. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2015, in submission.

Barb SM, Pegram TA, Kerr N, Hoehn M. Comparison of Rate of Refractive Growth in Children with an IOL Implanted Before and After 6 Months of Age, 2011 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Ophthalmology. Paper Presentation; Orlando, FL.

Barb SM, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Wilson MW, Haik BG, Ogg RJ, et al. Functional Neuroimaging to Characterize Visual System Development in Children with Retinoblastoma. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science (IOVS). 2011 Apr 20;52(5):2619-26.

Barb SM, Pegram TA, Kerr N, Hoehn M. Comparison of Refractive Error Changes in Children following Intraocular Lens Placement, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2011 Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation; Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Barb SM, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Wilson MW, Haik BG, Ogg RJ, et al. Visual System Development in Children with Retinoblastoma, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2008 Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation; Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Barb SM, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Wilson MW, Haik BG, Ogg RJ, et al. Visual System Development in Children with Retinoblastoma, Organization for Human Brain Mapping 2006 Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation; Florence, Italy. 2006.

Activities:

MEEI vitrectomy course, surgical wet lab volunteer
August 2014, 2015

Camp Harbor View vision screening, volunteer
July 2015-2016

Graduate Medical Education Committee at MEEI, member
July 2014-2016

Student Interest Group in Ophthalmology (SIGIO), President and member
Memphis, TN August 2008-2012

Additional Experience/Interests:

Other job experience
• Worked at local outdoors/fly fishing shop from 2002-2005
Other interests
• Fly fishing, fly tying, cooking, avid sports fan