George J. Florakis, MD, Shares Outstanding Lectures as Thirteenth Williford Distinguished Visiting Professor


The Hamilton Eye Institute was proud to welcome our thirteenth William N. Williford, MD, Distinguished Visiting Professor, George J. Florakis, MD, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center, Director of Cornea Clinic, Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, New York.

His first presentation was a lecture presented to the HEI residents, followed by a lively discussion. Then, the residents presented Dr. Florakis with a plaque commemorating his service to them. A few hours later, the evening's main event took place. Following introductions by R. Christopher Walton, MD, MHA, and Andreea E. Partal, MD, Dr. Florakis presented the Williford Lecture, "Evolution of Endothelial Keratoplasty."

Following Dr. Florakis's enlightening lecture, Dr. William N. Williford presented him with a custom-designed plaque, etched with a beautiful artistic rendering of the Hamilton Eye Institute. We were delighted to have Dr. Florakis with us, and we sincerely appreciate his outstanding service as the thirteenth Williford Distinguished Visiting Professor.