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International Journal of General Medicine

Dr Fraser

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, United Kingdom

Dr Fraser

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Scott Fraser

Professor Scott Fraser is a consultant ophthalmologist at Sunderland Eye Infirmary in the North East of the UK. He is also honorary lecturer at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and visiting professor at the University of Sunderland. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

He trained as an ophthalmologist initially in Newcastle and then completed his training at Moorfields Eye Hospital. At Moorfields he was also a research fellow initially looking into risk factors for late presentation of glaucoma and later as the Friend of Moorfields funded researcher looking at the genetics of glaucoma. He was awarded his MD in 2000.

His main clinical interest is in glaucoma in which he completed sub-speciality training at Moorfields. His research interests also include glaucoma but more widely he is interested in factors that alter compliance with eye medications. He also has an interest in evidence based medicine and is an editor for the Cochrane Eyes and Vision group. He has published over 50 peer reviewed articles and over 100 presentations at scientific meetings. He has written chapters for 7 textbooks and has co-written a manual for eye care.  

Editorial Board

Kevin W. Chamberlin, Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Univeristy of Connecticut School of Pharmacy and Health Center, CT, USA

Perenlei Enkhbaatar, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Director of Translational Intensive Care Unit, Charles Robert Allen Professor in Anesthesiology; University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX, USA

Michael Farkouh, Peter Munk Chair in Multinational Clinical Trials; Director, Heart & Stroke Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence, University of Toronto; Vice-Chair Research & Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada

Asghar Fazaeli, Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, Medical School, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Levent Filik, Professor of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology Unit, Ankara Research Hospital, Turkey

Anut Itthagarun, Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Griffith University, QLD, Australia

Robert Kaplan, Director of Research, Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Martin Katzman, START Clinic for Mood and Anxiety Disorders; Department of Psychiatry, Northern Ontario School of Medicine; Department of Psychology, Lakehead University; Department of Psychology, Adler Graduate Professional School; Chair, Scientific Advisory Board; Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada/Association Canadienne des Troubles Anxieux

Shinichi Mitsui, Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Gunma University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Gunma, Japan

Franz Oesch, Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Director, Institute of Toxicology, University of Mainz, Germany

Russell S. Phillips, M.D., William Applebaum Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA.

Amit Ray, Neurologist, Director Neurology, Aurora Healthcare, Kenosha, WI, USA

Vasileios Zochios, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust; Department of Critical Care Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham; Birmingham Acute Care Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Ageing; Centre of Translational Inflammation Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK