Frank Brodie, MD, MBA

Education & Training

Undergraduate: Carleton College 2005

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania 2014

MBA , The Wharton School, 2014

Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 2015

Residency: University of California San Francisco, 2018


Research Interests

Ophthalmic device development and innovation

Associated Labs, Publications, & Achievements


  • Brodie FL, Nattagh K, Shah V, et al. Computed tomography–based 3D modeling to provide custom 3D-printed glasses for children with craniofacial abnormalities. J AAPOS Off Publ Am Assoc Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. Feb 13, 2019.
  • Hirabayashi KE, Idowu OO, Kalin- Hajdu E, Oldenburg CE, Brodie FL, KerstenRC, Vagefi, MR. Invasive Fungal Sinusitis: Risk Factors for Visual Acuity Outcomes and Mortality. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. March 18, 2019
  • Brodie FL, Seider M. Clinical Case Challenge: Subacute vision loss in a young, pregnant patient with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 May 24.
  • Brodie FL, Bever GJ, Hwang DG. Performance of Bio- Occlusive Dressing as Barrier Protection from Pre-surgical Chlorhexidine Skin Preparation. Curr Eye Res. 2017 Nov 30: 1-4.
  • Liu Y, Shen Y, Ruan H, Brodie FL, Wong TT, Yang C, Wang L. Focusing light through highly scattering ex vivo human cataractous lenses by ultrasoundguided wavefront shaping. J Biomed Opt. 2018 Jan;23(1):1-4.
  • Ramirez DA, Brodie FL, Rose-Nussbaumer J, Ramanathan S. Anxiety in patients undergoing cataract surgery: a pre- and postoperative comparison. Clin Ophthalmol. 2017 Nov 10;11:1979-1986.
  • Brodie FL, Ramirez DA, Pandian S, Woo KY, Balakrishna A, DeJuan E, Choo H, Grubbs RH. Novel positioning sensor with real-time feedback for improved postoperative positioning: pilot study in control subjects. Clin Ophthalmol. 2017:11 939-944.
  • Bever GJ, Brodie FL, Hwang DG. Corneal Injury from Presurgical Chlorhexidine Skin Preparation. World Neurosurg. 2016 Dec;96:610.e1-610.e4.
  • Hirabayashi KE, Kalin-Hajdu E, Brodie FL, Kersten RC, Russell MS, Vagefi MR.Retrobulbar Injection of Amphotericin B for Orbital Mucormycosis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Oct 20.
  • Brodie FL, Woo KY, Balakrishna A, Choo H, Grubbs RH. Validation of sensor for postoperative positioning with intraocular gas. Clin Ophthalmol. 2016 May 25;10:955-60.
  • Brodie FL. How Was Your Sleep? New Implications for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Retinal Disease. Retina. 2016 Apr;36(4):657-9.
  • Brodie FL, Kalin-Hajdu E, Kuo DS, Hirabayashi KE, Vagefi R, Kersten RC. Orbital compartment syndrome following retrobulbar injection of amphotericin B for invasive fungal disease. AJO Case Reports. 2016;1:8-10.
  • Brodie FL, Charlson ES, Aleman TS, Salvo RT, Gewaily DY, Lau MK, Farren ND, Engelhard SB, Pistilli M, Brucker AJ. Obstructive sleep apnea and central serous chorioretinopathy. Retina. 2015 Feb;35(2):238-43.
  • Aleman TS, Brodie FL, Garvin C, Gewaily DY, Ficicioglu CH, Mills MD, Forbes BJ, Maguire AM, Davidson SL. Retinal Structure in Cobalamin C Disease: Mechanistic and Therapeutic Implications. Ophthalmic Genet. 2014 Feb 10.
  • Brodie FL, Ruggiero J, Ghodasra DH, Hui JZ, VanderBeek BL, Brucker AJ. Volume and composition of reflux after intravitreal injection. Retina. 2014 Jul;34(7):1473-6.
  • Brodie FL, Ruggiero J, Ghodasra DH, Eftekhari K, Hui JZ, Brucker AJ, VanderBeek BL. A novel method for the measurement of reflux from intravitreal injections: data from 20 porcine eyes. Curr Eye Res. 2014 Jul;39(7):752-7.

Awards & Achievements:

  • 2009 William H. Fox, MD and Susan L. Burg Scholarship 2012
  • Kaiser Foundation Fellowship 2013
  • Wharton Business Plan Competition; 2nd place People’s Choice Award 2013
  • Wharton Venture Award 2013
  • PennVention Grand Prize Award 2014 Wharton Business Plan Competition; 2nd place People’s Choice Award 2014
  • Woods Prize in Original Pharmacology Research 2017
  • Hogan/Garcia Award for Outstanding Resident Research 2018
  • Hogan/Garcia Award for Outstanding Resident Research 2019
  • The Heed Foundation Fellowship, Society of Heed Fellows