Geoffrey C. Tabin, MD

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Adjunct Professor

Academic Office Information

  • 801-581-2352
  • John A. Moran Eye Center
    Ophthalmology
    65 N Mario Capecchi
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Geoffrey Tabin, M.D. is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Co-Director of the Outreach Division at the John A. Moran Eye Center and University of Utah and; specializing in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. Tabin graduated from Yale College, earned a M.A. in philosophy at Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and then his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and is also the co-founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project.

Dr. Tabin has been named the "unsung hero" by the Dalai Lama; for his international work and dedication to eradicate unnecessary world blindness and sustain ophthalmic health care in the developing world. Dr. Geoffrey Tabin leads the International Division of the John A. Moran Eye Center as part of his vision to provide high quality ophthalmic care, education, and establishment of a world-class eye care infrastructure.

Being the fourth person to climb the "7 summits", the highest point of all seven continents; Geoff Tabin has pioneered difficult technical rock, ice, and mountaineering routes on all seven continents including the East Face of Mt. Everest. He is the author of, "Blind corners-Adventures on Everest and the World's Tallest Peaks" published by Lyons Press in October 2002.

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
Ophthalmology
Fellow
Residency Brown University School of Medicine
Ophthalmology
Resident
Residency Michael Reese Hospital
Orthopedic Surgery
Resident
Internship University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Harvard Medical School
M.D.
Graduate Training Oxford University
Philosophy
M.A.
Undergraduate Yale University
B.A.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Fellowship Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
Ophthalmology
Fellow Australia
Graduate Training Oxford University
Philosophy
M.A. United Kingdom