Dr. Lynch

Dr. Lynch

Shannon C. Lynch, M.D.

SPECIALTY
Neuro-ophthalmology

FELLOWSHIP
Neuro-ophthalmology
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa
July 2004-June 2005

RESIDENCY
Ophthalmology
Drexel (MCP Hahnemann) University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 2001-June 2004

INTERNSHIP
Internal Medicine
University of California San Francisco - Fresno
Fresno, California
July 2000-June 2001

EDUCATION
Doctor of Medicine
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
Conferred May 2000
 
Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience
University of California Davis
Davis, California
Conferred March 1996, with highest honors

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
Richard H. Legge, M.D., P.C.
7810 Davenport
Omaha, Nebraska
September 2005-present

UNMC Physicians Eye Specialties
3925 Dewey
Omaha, Nebraska
September 2005-present

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Omaha, Nebraska
September 2005-present

PUBLICATIONS
Falardeau J and Lynch S.  Neuro-ophthalmologic Emergencies: Clinicians’ Corner.  American Academy of Ophthalmology Focal Points: Clinical Modules for Ophthalmologists 2008; 26 (Module 3 of 3).

Lynch SC, Lee AG, Graham SM, and Kirby PA.  Primary melanoma of the sphenoid sinus presenting with a third cranial nerve palsy.  Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology 2005; 25 (4): 289-292.

Cisneros MM Cruz, Lynch S, Sadun AA.  Interleukin-10 Reverses TNF-Induced Apoptosis in Human Retinoblastoma Cells [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2000; 41 (4): S788  Abstract nr 4181.

Ross-Cisneros FN, Walker AO, Dhillon N, Walker SO, Lynch S, Sadun AA.  Pentoxifylline (PTX) Attenuates TNF- Induced Cell Death in a Human Retinoblastoma Model [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2000; 41 (4): S792  Abstract nr 4200.

Sadun AA, Jirawuthiworavong G, Hsu A, Lynch S, Heller KB.  An Immunohistochemical Study of the TNF-Receptors in Optic Nerves from AIDS Patients [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  1999; 40 (4): S189  Abstract nr 1000.

Lynch S, Johnson CA, Demierel S. Is Early Damage in Glaucoma Selective for a Particular Cell Type or Pathway? (Abstract)  Perimetry Update 1996/1997.

Lynch S, Demirel S, Johnson CA. Are Early Losses of Visual Function in Glaucoma Selective or Non-Selective? [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  1996; 37 (3): S410  Abstract nr 1914.

PRESENTATIONS
October 2009  Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting     
Omaha, NE
“Visual Fields”

October 2008  Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting     
Omaha, NE
“Pupils”

February 2008  Nebraska Parkinson’s Disease Meeting     
Omaha, NE
“Parkinson’s Disease and the Eye” 

October 2007  Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting    
Omaha, NE
“Neuro-ophthalmology Triage”

October 2006  Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting    
Omaha, NE
“Neuro-ophthalmic Emergencies”

April 2006  Nebraska Optometry Association Annual Meeting    
Omaha, NE
“Neuro-imaging for the Optometrist”

May 2005  University of Iowa Annual Resident and Fellow Research Day    
Iowa City, IA
“The role of evaluating for vitreopapillary traction by optical coherence tomography in chronic disc edema.”

February 2005  North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Walsh Presentation  
Copper Mountain, CO
“Star Light, Star Bright”

March 2000 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting 
Poster Presentation   
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
“Interleukin-10 Reverses TNF-Induced Apoptosis in Human
Retinoblastoma Cells”

March 2000 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
Poster Presentation    
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
“Pentoxifylline (PTX) Attenuates TNF-Induced Cell Death in a Human
Retinoblastoma Model”

March 1999 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
Poster Presentation    
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
“An Immunohistochemical Study of the TNF-Receptors in Optic Nerves from AIDS Patients”

March 1997 USC Annual Medical Student Research Forum
Poster Presentation    
Los Angeles, CA
“The Role of Cytokines in AIDS Optic Neuropathy”

June 1996 International Perimetric Society Annual Meeting
Poster Presentation
Wtirzburg, Germany
“Is Early Damage in Glaucoma Selective for a Particular Cell Type or Pathway?”

February 1996 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
Poster Presentation    
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
“Are Early Losses of Visual Function in Glaucoma Selective or Non-
Selective?”