James C Orcutt, M.D., Ph.D.
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.
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.
Dr. Orcutt is involved in the scope of services provided to veteran patients and has oversight responsibilities for surgical care delivered to veterans in Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. In addition, he serves as the Veterans Affairs National Program Director for Ophthalmology and as such has oversight responsibilities across the United States.
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.
Neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastic surgery and orbital disease are his primary clinical 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.
His teaching interests are related to neuro-ophthalmology and orbital diseases. In addition, he is nationally known for teaching in teleretinal imaging and developing a Vision Center of Excellence within the VA for active-duty injures, including traumatic brain injury.
|Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine
|Hosp. for Sick Children (London)
|UW - Dept. of Ophthalmology
|Moorfields Eye Hospital
|National Hospital for Nervous Diseases
|American Board of Ophthalmology
Eye Institute at Harborview
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