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Flavio A. Rezende

Flavio A. Rezende MD, PhD

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Dr Rezende leads iBIONICS’ clinical team and is the first surgeon to perform retinal implant surgery in Quebec, Canada. His entrepreneurial spirit, experience and expertise fuel the design of a simple, fast and safe surgery for the Diamond Eye. Dr Rezende is the Chief of Retinal Service at the Department of Ophthalmology at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital in Montreal and Associate Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology at University of Montreal. He has co-published more than 50 books, papers, and abstracts on retinal surgery and has won many awards, including five American Society of Retinal Surgeons awards and the Retina Foundation of Canada award for the Diamond Eye surgical design. Dr. Rezende has experience with a dozen clinical trials and research projects.
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