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Robert W Crow

Robert W. Crow, MD


Ophthalmology, Neuro-ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

brain tumors, intercranial hypertension, optic nerve edema, optic neuritis, stroke

Nickname: Wade
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Medical Services
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
  • English
Medical School
Keck School of Medicine at USC
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolOphthalmology
University of Utah Health Science CenterNeuro-Ophthalmology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Fellow — American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow — North American Neuro-Ophthalmological Society
  • Fellow — Southern California Neuro-Ophthalmological Society
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2020-2023
More Information

Dr. R. Wade Crow is a UCI Health ophthalmologist who specializes in neuro-ophthalmology. His clinical practice is focused on a wide array of neuro-ophthalmic conditions, including double vision, the visual complications of intracranial tumors, the vision complications of stroke, myasthenia gravis and vision loss of unknown origin.

He earned his medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at USC, followed by an internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance and a residency in ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He received fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Utah Health John A. Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City.

His research interests include the use of virtual reality in assessing and treating eye movement disorders, as well as assessing the impact of cataracts on optic nerve disease. He is the author or co-author of numerous peer-reviewed papers.

Crow was recently named a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association.

He sees patients in Irvine and Orange.

Academic Profile

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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Arteritis, Giant Cell
  • Arteritis, Temporal
  • Double Vision
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Neuro-Ophthalmic Emergencies
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Visual Consequences of Stroke

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