Harvard Strabismus Symposium

Harvard Strabismus Symposium

September 28, 2019 - Mass. Eye and Ear - 243 Charles St, Boston, MA


The Robb-Petersen Guest of Honor and Lecturer
Federico G. Velez, MD

Course Directors Gena Heidary, MD, PhD and Dean M. Cestari, MD have designed a dynamic, interactive CME symposium focused on techniques and advances in strabismus surgery through a case-based approach. This year's guest speaker is internationally renowned strabismus specialist Federico G. Velez, MD from Duke University. 

Lecture topics include:

  • Incidence of Symptomatic Torsional and Vertical Diplopia after Superior Rectus Transposition for 
    Esotropic Duane Syndrome and 6th Nerve Palsy - Linda Dagi, MD, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Adjustable Sutures: Friend or Foe? - Gena Heidary, MD, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • When to Obtain a Neuro-op Consultation for Your Strabismus Patient - Dean Cestari, MD, Mass. Eye and Ear
  • and more

Unknown Cases:

  • Unknown cases will be presented to a panel of five skilled strabismus surgeons, followed by discussion of surgical decision-making and outcomes.



All sessions will be held at Meltzer Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Mass. Eye and Ear, Boston, MA.

Registration Information

Early Bird Rate (Register by August 1, 2019): $175
Physicians (After August 1, 2019): $200
Allied Health - Orthoptists: $100
Trainee: Complimentary
All fees are subject to a nonrefundable service fee ($5)

Refund policy:
To receive a full refund (less the $5 service fee), registrations must be cancelled by July 31, 2019.



Continuing Medical Education (CME) 
In support of improving patient care, Boston Children's Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team.

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Optometric CE
COPE credit approval pending.