Dr. Van Gelder was born and raised in and around New York City. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. He remained at Stanford for…
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Patient Care Philosophy
My goal is to give each patient the care I would give my family, to apply the best scientific evidence and most appropriate treatments, and to help the patient make the best medical decisions.
Dr. Van Gelder's pastimes include hiking, backpacking, skiing, music and photography.
Uveitis, including iritis, pars planitis, retinitis, choroiditis and scleritis. Dr. Van Gelder is also interested in medical retinal disease, including hereditary retinal disease and macular dystrophies.
Dr. Van Gelder's laboratory is interested in the mechanisms of uveitic disease, including discovery of novel pathogens and understanding the role of auto-antibodies in uveitis. His laboratory is also interested in how the eye can sense light without seeing it.
|Stanford University School of Medicine||Medical education||1994
|Stanford University Medical Center||Internship||
|Washington University SOM||Fellowship||
|Washington University SOM||Residency||
|American Board of Ophthalmology||Ophthalmology||2000