President, Tennessee Retina, Nashville, USA
Dr. Carl C. Awh (pronounced “Oh”) is President of Tennessee Retina in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the Duke University Eye Center with Dr. Robert Machemer and began his career at the Wilmer Eye Institute, where he was the co-director of the Johns Hopkins Microsurgery Advanced Design Laboratory. He is an active investigator in industry and NIH-sponsored multi-center clinical trials, holds eight U.S. patents for surgical devices, and has designed dozens of instruments in widespread use by vitreoretinal surgeons. He serves as Secretary and Executive Committee Member for the American Society of Retina Specialists.