James C Orcutt M.D., Ph.D.

James C Orcutt M.D., Ph.D.

Bio

Dr. Orcutt is a UW professor of ophthalmology and adjunct professor of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. His interests include neuro-ophthalmology,…

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Patient Care Philosophy

He is a strong proponent of team-based care, bringing together the appropriate individuals to address a patient's problems. He is patient-centered in his approach to clinical care.

Personal Interests

The early exploration of the Northwest Coast and the transitions of boundaries between Canada and the United States. In addition, he is an avid book collector, machinist and woodworker who restores antique motorcycles and cars.

Clinical Interests

Neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastic surgery and orbital disease are his primary clinical interests.

Research Interests

He is a strong supporter of research by residents and fellows. He is specifically involved in research in teleretinal imaging for diabetic eye disease and the development of a national registry for tracing veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan with ocular injures. He is also involved in unique mechanisms to provide additional vision rehabilitation within the VA system.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Univ. of Colorado School of MedicineMedical education1977
Hosp. for Sick Children (London)Fellowship
Moorfields Eye HospitalFellowship
National Hospital for Nervous DiseasesFellowship
UW - Dept. of OphthalmologyResidency

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1977

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology1982
Dr. Orcutt is a UW professor of ophthalmology and adjunct professor of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. His interests include neuro-ophthalmology, orbital disease and oculoplastic surgery.

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