Bozho Todorich, M.D., Ph. D.
Dr. Todorich is a native of former Yugoslavia and came to Pennsylvania during high school. He attended medical school at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA where he graduated at the top of his medical class and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. While in medical school, he also received a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology, and his dissertation work received national recognition with the Marian Kies award for outstanding contribution in neurochemistry. He performed his internship at Lehigh Valley Hospital and trained at the world-renowned Duke Eye Center for ophthalmology residency and received the prestigious Edward Isbey award for outstanding performance as a resident. He completed his fellowship in adult and pediatric vitreoretinal surgery at Associated Retinal Consultants and William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI. For his clinical and academic work, he was named a 2016 recipient of the Ronald G Michels fellowship, the highest honor given to the best surgical retina fellows in the United States. He has been board-certified since 2017.
Dr. Todorich’s interests include a wide spectrum of primary and complex, medical and surgical vitreoretinal disorders, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes and complications of anterior segment surgery and trauma. He has authored or co-authored over 80 scientific papers, book chapters, reviews and editorials on a number of topics in medical/surgical retina and ophthalmology. For his work, he received the 2017 American Society of Retina Specialists research award, which was featured as the “Best of Retina” meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology and Club Vit. He served as a principal and co-principal investigator on a number of clinical trials in ophthalmology and has given numerous invited lectures at national and international meetings. Dr Todorich is involved in surgical instrument design for treatment of retinal diseases, and has engineered a special depressor to aid in retina surgery, currently sold in the US and a number of countries abroad. He is a scientific reviewer for a number of journals in retina and ophthalmology such as American Journal of Ophthalmology, OSLI Retina, Journal of Vitreoretinal Diseases, RETINA, and Ophthalmology. He also serves on the executive board of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology as the current secretary of education for the PAO.
Dr Todorich is excited to join Drs Kazahaya, DeRose and the whole team at Lehigh Eye Specialists. In his practice, he will provide most advanced and cutting edge retinal and eye care for patients utilizing the region’s most modern and sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, including high-definition digital fluorescein and indocyanine-green angiography, spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) and angiography (OCT-A), ultra-widefield fundus imaging, ultrasonography, cryotherapy, conventional and micro-pulse lasers, in addition to comprehensive medical and surgical services.