Arash Maleki

Arash Maleki, MD

Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 265-2020

About Arash Maleki

Arash Maleki, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine in the department of ophthalmology within the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Maleki received his medical degree from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Iran. Following medical school, he completed both his residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in medical retina and vitreoretinal surgery at Iran University of Medical Sciences. He further completed an ocular immunology and uveitis fellowship program at the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution.

Prior to joining the faculty of the UF Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Maleki was a teaching and research associate at the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution. Before moving to the United States, Dr. Maleki was a staff physician specializing as a vitreoretinal surgeon and ocular immunologist at the Noor Eye Hospital in Tehran, Iran. Dr. Maleki was a visiting scholar at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Ca., furthering his research in uveitis, ocular ultrasound and medical retina.

Dr. Maleki is board certified in ophthalmology and ocular surgery from the Iran University of Medical Sciences. He obtained his United States medical license through the federation of state medical boards. Dr. Maleki has publications in both peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.

Board Certifications

  • ECFMG Certiification
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • Iranian Board Certification, Ophthalmology and Ocular Surgery
    Iran University of Medical Sciences
  • Medical Council of Canada License
    Medical Council of Canada
  • US Medical License
    Federation of State Medical Boards

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology
Subspecialties
  • Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease
Areas of Interest
  • Retina
  • Uveitis

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-5533-9798

Publications

2024
Bilateral Optic Neuropathy Secondary to Intravenous Carboplatin Therapy
Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research. [DOI] 10.18502/jovr.v19i1.15448. [PMID] 38638619.
2024
Intravitreal Fluocinolone Acetonide 0.19 mg Implant in a Patient with Resistant Blau Syndrome: A Case Report.
Case reports in ophthalmology. 15(1):63-70 [DOI] 10.1159/000535984. [PMID] 38250196.
2024
Long-term visual acuity outcomes following cataract surgery in eyes with ocular inflammatory disease
British Journal of Ophthalmology. 108(3):380-385 [DOI] 10.1136/bjo-2022-322236.
2024
Paracentral acute middle maculopathy and cotton wool spots in a patient with ocular migraine: A case report
European Journal of Ophthalmology. [DOI] 10.1177/11206721241246583.
2024
Susac syndrome in a patient with chronic myelocytic leukemia: Consequence or coincidence?
American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports. 33 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajoc.2024.101996. [PMID] 38318442.
2023
A novel Finding in the Diagnosis of Primary Vitreoretinal Lymphoma: A Case Report
RETINAL Cases & Brief Reports. [DOI] 10.1097/icb.0000000000001489.
2023
Birdshot Chorioretinopathy: Resistant versus Responsive
Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 31(3):477-482 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2022.2032193.
2023
Effects of Subcutaneous Repository Corticotropin Gel Injection on Regulatory T Cell Population in Noninfectious Retinal Vasculitis
Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 31(3):556-565 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2022.2042323.
2023
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis and its associated uveitis
Expert Review of Clinical Immunology. 19(9):1157-1169 [DOI] 10.1080/1744666x.2023.2231154.
2023
Late recurrence in birdshot chorioretinopathy
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. 58(2):77-81 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcjo.2021.08.006.
2023
Progressive Central Artery Occlusion, Ophthalmic Artery Occlusion, and Hemispheric Intracranial Thrombosis after COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Application: Case Report
Case Reports in Ophthalmology. 173-179 [DOI] 10.1159/000529770. [PMID] 37089276.
2022
Acquired Vitelliform-Like Lesion in Uveitis: A case-series
Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 30(7-8):2027-2036 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2021.1954201.
2022
Adalimumab Monotherapy in the Treatment of Idiopathic Multifocal Choroiditis: A Case Report
Case Reports in Ophthalmology. 13(3):809-809 [DOI] 10.1159/000525504. [PMID] 36353192.
2022
Authors’ response.
Survey of ophthalmology. 67(3):880-882 [DOI] 10.1016/j.survophthal.2022.01.012. [PMID] 35131282.
2022
B-Scan Ultrasonography Findings in Unilateral Posterior Scleritis.
Journal of current ophthalmology. 34(1):93-99 [DOI] 10.4103/joco.joco_267_21. [PMID] 35620365.
2022
Clinical course and poor prognostic factors of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease in a tertiary uveitis clinic.
Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie. 57(2):142-144 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcjo.2021.04.005. [PMID] 33984288.
2022
Diagnostic and Prognostic Roles of Serum Interleukin-6 Levels in Patients with Uveitis
Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 30(2):457-462 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2020.1815799.
2022
Fixed-Luminance and Multi-Luminance Flicker Electroretinography Parameters in Patients with Early Active Birdshot Chorioretinopathy.
Ocular immunology and inflammation. 30(1):129-135 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2020.1797113. [PMID] 32816569.
2022
Intravenous tocilizumab in the treatment of resistant optic perineuritis
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. 57(3):e100-e103 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcjo.2021.09.012.
2022
Pediatric uveitis: A comprehensive review.
Survey of ophthalmology. 67(2):510-529 [DOI] 10.1016/j.survophthal.2021.06.006. [PMID] 34181974.
2022
Reply: Intravenous tocilizumab in the treatment of resistant optic perineuritis: a case report.
Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie. 57(4):284-286 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcjo.2022.02.013. [PMID] 35283105.
2022
Response to the Second TNF-α Inhibitor (Adalimumab or Infliximab) after Failing the First One in Refractory Idiopathic Inflammatory Retinal Vascular Leakage
Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 30(5):1099-1108 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2020.1869787.
2022
Rituximab Monotherapy versus Rituximab and Bortezomib Combination Therapy for Treatment of Non-paraneoplastic Autoimmune Retinopathy.
Journal of ophthalmic & vision research. 17(4):515-528 [DOI] 10.18502/jovr.v17i4.12304. [PMID] 36620716.
2021
Chlorambucil combination therapy in refractory serpiginous choroiditis: A cure?
American journal of ophthalmology case reports. 21 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajoc.2021.101014. [PMID] 33615036.
2021
Combination of Intravenous Methotrexate and Methylprednisolone Therapy in the Treatment of Severe Ocular Inflammatory Diseases
Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 29(7-8):1559-1563 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2020.1746356.
2021
COVID-19 and Immunosuppressive Therapy in Ocular Inflammatory Disease, a Telemedicine Survey
Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 29(4):734-740 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2021.1949477.
2021
COVID-19 Recombinant mRNA Vaccines and Serious Ocular Inflammatory Side Effects: Real or Coincidence?
Journal of ophthalmic & vision research. 16(3):490-501 [DOI] 10.18502/jovr.v16i3.9443. [PMID] 34394876.
2021
Extracellular vesicles as novel approaches for the treatment of osteoarthritis: a narrative review on potential mechanisms.
Journal of molecular histology. 52(5):879-891 [DOI] 10.1007/s10735-021-10017-x. [PMID] 34510315.
2021
Surgical Treatments for Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease: Comprehensive Review.
Interactive journal of medical research. 10(2) [DOI] 10.2196/27075. [PMID] 33938444.
2021
Tocilizumab Employment in the Treatment of Resistant Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Associated Uveitis.
Ocular immunology and inflammation. 29(1):14-20 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2020.1817501. [PMID] 33021415.
2021
Treatment of Noninfectious Retinal Vasculitis Using Subcutaneous Repository Corticotropin Injection.
Journal of ophthalmic & vision research. 16(2):219-233 [DOI] 10.18502/jovr.v16i2.9086. [PMID] 34055260.
2021
Vascular abnormalities in uveitis.
Survey of ophthalmology. 66(4):653-667 [DOI] 10.1016/j.survophthal.2020.12.006. [PMID] 33412171.
2020
Efficacy and Safety of Infliximab in HLA-B27-associated Ocular Inflammation Refractory or Intolerant to Conventional Immunomodulatory Therapy.
Journal of ophthalmic & vision research. 15(4):459-469 [DOI] 10.18502/jovr.v15i4.7786. [PMID] 33133436.
2020
Topical Interferon Alpha 2b in the Treatment of Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema
Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research. [DOI] 10.18502/jovr.v15i4.7785. [PMID] 33133435.
2019
Alendronate induced chorioretinitis: The importance of meticulous assessments.
American journal of ophthalmology case reports. 14:21-25 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajoc.2019.01.007. [PMID] 30809598.
2019
Management of Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid with Intravenous Immunoglobulin Monotherapy.
Ocular immunology and inflammation. 27(4):636-642 [DOI] 10.1080/09273948.2018.1433302. [PMID] 29517945.
2018
Ahmed glaucoma valve in uveitic patients with fluocinolone acetonide implant-induced glaucoma: 3-year follow-up
Clinical Ophthalmology. Volume 12:799-804 [DOI] 10.2147/opth.s152035.
2018
Platelet rich plasma, stromal vascular fraction and autologous conditioned serum in treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie. 104:652-660 [DOI] 10.1016/j.biopha.2018.05.019. [PMID] 29803179.
2018
RUTHENIUM-106 BRACHYTHERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF CIRCUMSCRIBED CHOROIDAL HEMANGIOMA.
Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.). 38(5):1024-1030 [DOI] 10.1097/IAE.0000000000001616. [PMID] 28338557.
2018
Topical interferon alpha 2b in the treatment of refractory pseudophakic cystoid macular edema.
American journal of ophthalmology case reports. 10:203-205 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajoc.2018.03.005. [PMID] 29560479.
2017
INFLIXIMAB THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH NONINFECTIOUS INTERMEDIATE UVEITIS RESISTANT TO CONVENTIONAL IMMUNOMODULATORY THERAPY.
Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.). 37(5):836-843 [DOI] 10.1097/IAE.0000000000001269. [PMID] 27681002.
2017
Reply.
Ophthalmology. 124(8):e64-e65 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.03.029. [PMID] 28734341.
2017
Rituximab as a monotherapy or in combination therapy for the treatment of non-paraneoplastic autoimmune retinopathy.
Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.). 11:377-385 [DOI] 10.2147/OPTH.S120162. [PMID] 28255228.
2017
Transfer of Pectoralis Major to Subscapularis in the Management of Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy Sequels.
Journal of pediatric orthopedics. 37(5):305-310 [DOI] 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000648. [PMID] 26368856.
2016
A new method for tibial torsion measurement by computerized tomography.
Journal of orthopaedics. 13(1):43-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jor.2015.09.001. [PMID] 26955223.
2016
ANALYSIS OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL CHOROIDAL VOLUME WITH ENHANCED DEPTH IMAGING FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH BIRDSHOT RETINOCHOROIDOPATHY.
Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.). 36(9):1758-66 [DOI] 10.1097/IAE.0000000000000969. [PMID] 26807626.
2016
Assessment of Coronal Radiographic Parameters of the Spine in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
The archives of bone and joint surgery. 4(4):376-380 [PMID] 27847853.
2016
Progress in the understanding and utilization of biologic response modifiers in the treatment of uveitis.
Expert review of clinical immunology. 12(7):775-86 [DOI] 10.1586/1744666X.2016.1166052. [PMID] 26972783.
2016
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty in Controlled Uveitis with Steroid-Induced Glaucoma.
Ophthalmology. 123(12):2630-2632 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ophtha.2016.07.027. [PMID] 27594199.
2016
Short-Wavelength Automated Perimetry Parameters at Baseline and Following Remission in Patients With Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy.
American journal of ophthalmology. 163:83-92.e6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajo.2015.11.024. [PMID] 26621683.
2016
VISUAL OUTCOME AND POOR PROGNOSTIC FACTORS IN ISOLATED IDIOPATHIC RETINAL VASCULITIS.
Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.). 36(10):1979-85 [DOI] 10.1097/IAE.0000000000001019. [PMID] 26991648.
2015
First Carpometacarpal Joint Dislocation and Review of Literatures.
The archives of bone and joint surgery. 3(4):300-3 [PMID] 26550598.
2010
Pharmacologic vitreolysis.
Journal of ophthalmic & vision research. 5(1):44-52 [PMID] 22737326.
2008
Correlation between Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness by Optical Coherence Tomography and Perimetric Parameters in Optic Atrophy.
Journal of ophthalmic & vision research. 3(2):91-4 [PMID] 23479529.

Education

Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Research Fellowship Program
2015-2016 · Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution
Clinical Fellowship, Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery
2008-2010 · Rasool Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences
Ophthalmology Residency
2002-2006 · Rasool Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences
Medical Degree
2002 · Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Contact Details

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(352) 265-2020
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