Nicole Fuerst, MD

Education & training

Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Residency: Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennslyvania, Ophthalmology

Associated labs, publications, & achievements

 

Publications:

ORIGINAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Aleman TS, Han G, Serrano LW, Fuerst NM, Charlson ES, Pearson DJ, Chung DC, Traband A, Pan W, Ying GS, Bennett J, Maguire AM, Morgan JI. Natural History of the Central Structural Abnormalities in Choroideremia: A Prospective Cross-Sectional Study. Ophthalmology, 2016 Dec 13. Pii: S0161-6420(16)30907-1.
  • Weinstein JL, Ross AG, Fuerst NM, Lubin D, Liu GT. Clinical Reasoning: A 59-year-old man with multifocal strokes then subsequent painful eye movements and diplopia. Neurology. 2016 Nov 8;87(19):e231-e236.
  • Fuerst NM, Serrano L, Han G, Morgan JI, Maguire AM, Leroy BP, Kim BJ, Aleman TS. Detailed functional and structural phenotype of Bietti crystalline dystrophy associated with mutations in CYP4V2 complicated by choroidal neovascularization. Ophthalmic Genet. 2016 Mar 30:1-8.
  • Bunya VY, Fuerst NM, Massaro-Giordano M. Accuracy, Reliability, and Consistency in the Collection of Tear Film Osmolarity Data--Reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec;133(12):1483.
  • Bunya VY, Fuerst NM, Pistilli M, McCabe BE, Salvo R, Macchi I, Ying GS, Massaro-Giordano M. Variability of Tear Osmolarity in Patients with Dry Eye. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Jun;133(6):662-7.
  • Fuerst N, Langelier N, Massaro-Giordano M, Pistilli M, Stasi K, Burns C, Cardillo S, Bunya VY. Tear osmolarity and dry eye symptoms in diabetics. Clin Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar 10;8:507-15.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Bunya VY, Fuerst NM, Orlin SE, Massaro-Giordano M, Vivino FB, Sulewski ME. Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Involvement in Sjögren’s syndrome, In: Challenges in Ocular Surface Disease: A case based update, A Djalilian ed. 2016. [In press]
  • Fuerst N and V Lee. Diagnostic cytologic features of uveal melanoma, In: Yearbook of Ophthalmology, ed. 2016. [In press]

ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED FOR ORAL PRESENTATION

  • Fuerst NM, Watson JS, Langelier NA, Atkinson RE, Russell C, Palladino V, Pan W, Ying GS, Tapino PJ, O’Brien JM. Breaking bad: an assessment of physician interpersonal skills and training on delivering bad news. AUPO Educating the Educators Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017.
  • Fuerst NM, Serrano L, Han G, Morgan JIW, Maguire AM, Leroy BP, Kim BJ, Aleman TS. Detailed functional and structural phenotype of Bietti crystalline dystrophy complicated by choroidal neovascularization. Scheie Eye Institute Anniversary Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2016.

ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED FOR POSTER PRESENTATION

  • Traband A, Fuerst N, Serrano L, Han GK, Pearson D, Uyhazi K, Morgan JI, Bennett J, Maguire AM, Aleman TS. Natural history of the central structural abnormalities in choroideremia: insights from a cross-sectional study. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2016; S6587. ARVO Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  • Shah N, Kanu L, Fuerst N, Lau M, Dao D, Atkinson E, VanderBeek BL. Visit Adherence in Diabetic Macular Edema Patients. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2016; S3264. ARVO Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  • Kanu L, Shah N, Fuerst N, Lau M, Atkinson E, Dao D, VanderBeek BL. Trends in diabetic macular edema therapy at a single academic institution. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2016; S3269. ARVO Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  • Fuerst N, Massaro-Giordano M, McCabe B, Macchi I, Pistilli M, Ying GS, Bunya VY. Variability of tear osmolarity in dry eye patients and controls. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2013; 54(15):959. ARVO Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2013.
  • McCabe B, Massaro-Giordano M, Fuerst N, Pistilli M, Ying GS, Macchi I, Salvo R, Bunya VY. Differences among signs and symptoms of dry eye among patients with Sjögren’s syndrome, blepharitis, or no ocular surface disease. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2013; 54(15):5423. ARVO Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2013.

 

Awards & Honors:

  • EXCELLENCE IN MEDICAL STUDENT TEACHING AWARD - 2017
  • PENN PEARLS TEACHING AWARD - 2016

Pearlman School of Medicine – University of Pennsylvania

  • JEFFREY W. BERGER MEDICAL STUDENT RESEARCH IN OPHTHALMOLOGY AWARD - 2013

Pearlman School of Medicine – University of Pennsylvania

  • BRIDGING THE GAPS SCHOLARSHIP 2010
  • PHI BETA KAPPA - 2008

Brown University

  • SIGMA XI THE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH SOCIETY - 2008