About David Almeida


David RP Almeida BSc(Hon) MD MBA PhD

BIO – April 2016 // David Almeida completed an Honors Bachelor of Science, specializing in Toxicology, at the University of Toronto. After undergraduate studies, he completed a PhD in Pharmaceutical Drug Research at the University of Szeged in Hungary. He went on to complete medical school and an ophthalmology residency at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. Next, an interest in healthcare administration led Dr. Almeida to complete an MBA at The George Washington University School of Business in Washington, D.C. He then completed a 2-year vitreoretinal diseases and surgery fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Dr. Almeida joined VitreoRetinal Surgery, PA – the largest vitreoretinal practice in Minnesota – in July 2015.

“Plan and execute; but above all – do it passionately — therein lies both your path and purpose.”

— Dr David Almeida

As an entrepreneur, David Almeida is cofounder of Citrus Therapeutic – a pharmaceutical company with innovative approaches to drug design and development of novel therapeutics – aimed to benefit individuals suffering from vision loss. Dr Almeida has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and over 75 national and international conference and keynote presentations. His work as an innovation broker blends the spheres of medicine, science, business, and leadership to present new concepts and strategies for successful management. His public speaking is aimed at engaging and motivating participants towards improved efficiency and time management.

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Thank you Retina Today for featuring me in your 5 Questions segments! Check out the article here: Retina Today: 5Q With David R.P. Almeida, MD, MBA, PHD