Biography of Mandi D. Conway, M.D., FACS
Mandi D. Conway, M.D., FACS is a compassionate, exemplary physician specializing in medical and surgical retinal care, including but not limited to: Retinal Examinations, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Tears, Vitreous Diseases and Intraocular Inflammation and Intraocular tumors.
Dr. Mandi Conway is a Clinical Professor for Ophthalmology and for Basic Medical Sciences for the University of Arizona, Phoenix in addition to being the Interim Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Arizona, Phoenix. With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Conway provides complete and thorough individualized care to each of her patients.
A native of Illinois, Dr. Conway graduated from University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School Chicago, Illinois where she was AOA and completed her residency at the Department of Ophthalmology Tulane University Medical Center New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to medical school, she studied Immunology at the Graduate school at SIU in Carbondale, IL. Following her residency, Dr. Conway completed two Vitreoretinal Fellowships at Washington University, St Louis and a Post-doctoral NIH Research Fellowship in molecular biology with an emphasis on viral diseases of the Retinal with Michael Murphey-Corb, Ph.D. at the Tulane Regional Primate Research Center where she was on the Team developing a vaccine for Lyme disease (WHO sponsored) and AIDS (NIH sponsored).
Presently, Dr. Conway serves as Professor Basic Medical Sciences University of Arizona College Medicine Phoenix, AZ; and Professor Clinical Ophthalmology Tulane University College of Medicine in New Orleans. She is director of the Ophthalmology Education for Medical Students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix Campus. During the last two decades Dr. Conway has given well over 50 oral presentations related to research and a variety of other topics related to ophthalmology. She has spoken internationally in Hong Kong, Venice, Rome, Central America, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.
She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The Macula Society, American Society of Retinal Specialists, American Uveitis Society, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Women in Retina and Women in Ophthalmology. Annually she attends 5-6 Professional meetings for yearly up to date Ophthalmologic Training and earns upwards of 100 Continuing Medical Education hours. She is currently pursuing Leadership training in an 18 month course sponsored by the Scottsdale Health Care Organization.
With more than 100 publications, including scientific articles and books, Dr. Conway continues to give back to her profession. In addition to being published, Conway has instructed numerous undergraduate and graduate courses related to the science of ophthalmology. She teaches a retina review course and ongoing lectures for the Tulane University Department of Ophthalmology. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Retina, Archives Ophthalmology, and Von Graefes Archives of Ophthalmology.