Dean Polistina, MD, PhD

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Dr. Polistina has been affiliated with the University Eye Center since 2006. He also works closely with the Clinical Vision Research Center.

Specialties

Advanced Care, Cornea/Cataracts, Refractive Surgery (LASIK)

Education

Education

PhD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1992
MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1988
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1981

Residency

Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Ophthalmology, 1996

Board Certified

Ophthalmology Board Certification, 1997

Research

Publications

Polistina, Dean C., and Lisman, Richard D. The histologic effects of glycolic acid on eyel id skin: ARVO ABSTRACT ( 1995).

Polistina, Dean C., Murray, Marion, and Goldberger, Michael E. Plasticity of the dorsal root and descending serotoninergic projections after partial deafferentation in the adult rat spinal cord. Journal of Comparative Neurology 299: 349-363 ( 1990).

Polistina, Dean C., Murray, Marion, and Goldberger, Michael E. Myelinated fibers contribute to dorsal root sprouting after partial deafferentation in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 13( I): 166A (1987).

Polistina, Dean C,. and Robertson, Lee T. Allometric characteristics of the developing inferior olivary nucleus of the kitten. Brain Behavior and Evolution 25:225-232 (1984).

Polistina, Dean C,. and Robertson, Lee T. Allometric characteristics of the developing inferior olivary nucleus of the kitten. Anatomical Record 205: 146A (1984).

Robertson, Lee T. and Polistina, Dean C. Organization and development of the climbing fiber response in the kitten. Anatomical Record 204: 146A (1983).

Polistina, Dean C., and Rader, Nancy. Hemispheric coordination in reflective and impulsive c_hildren. Psychonomics 28: 137A (1982).