Doc-Carrie

• Specialties:
Corneal, Cataract and Refractive Surgery

• Location:
262 Neil Avenue

Dr. Carrie Lembach graduated from John Carroll University in 1999. She received her medical degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003. Dr. Lembach completed an internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital and completed her ophthalmology residency at The Ohio State University. She just completed her cornea/external disease fellowship from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Carrie Lembach joined Arena Eye Surgeons on August 1, 2008. She is very active in numerous professional and volunteer associations. Much of her volunteer time is spent teaching ophthalmology residents and medical students. In her new role at Arena Eye Surgeons, she will be providing care to patients with corneal, cataract, refractive, dry-eye and contact lens-related problems.

CURRICULUM VITAE
Carrie Lembach, D.O.
Education:
• American Board of Ophthalmology certification, June 2009
• Cornea/External Disease Fellow, July 2008, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
• Ophthalmology Residency, July 2004 – June 2007, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
• Preliminary Medicine Transitional Year Internship, July 2003 – June 2004, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
• Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, June 2003, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio
• Bachelor of Science, June 1999, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio. Major in Biology with a minor in Sociology; Graduated Cum Laude
Hospital Privileges
• Ohio State University: July 2007 – Present
• Grant Medical Center: August 2008 – Present
• Riverside Methodist Hospital: September 2008 – Present
• Nationwide Children’s Hospital: August 2007 – Present
• Dayton Veteran’s Administration Medical Center:
• August 2007 – Present
• Doctors Hospital: November 2011 – Present

Positions
• Eye Bank Association of America Accreditation Board, 2011- Present
• Eye Bank Association of America Physician Leadership Program, February 2011
• Delegate to Ohio State Medical Association, 2011 – Present
• Delegate to Columbus Osteopathic Association 2011 – Present

Distinctions/Honors
• Best Doctors in America 2010 – 2011
• Best Doctors in America 2009 – 2010
• Third place, Resident Research day: June 2007
• Second place, Resident Research day: June 2005
• Sigma Sigma Phi: 2000 – Present
• The National Osteopathic Honor Society. Membership
• is based on outstanding service and academic excellence.
• Honors in Ophthalmology rotation at Ohio State University:
• August 2002

Research Experience
• Conventional verses Neutral Pressure in Conductive
• Keratoplasty, Lembach, et al. presented Resident
• Research Day, OSU, June 2005
• Topographic Analysis of Conventional verses Neutral
• Pressure in Conductive Keratoplasty, Lembach, et al
• presented Resident Research Day, OSU, June 2006
• Long Term Follow-up of the Biomechanical Response
• to LASIK in Subjects Treated with Two Laser Platforms
• in a Contralateral Study Design Lembach et al. presented
• Resident Research Day, OSU, June 2007

Professional Memberships
• American Medical Association, 1999 – Present
• American Osteopathic Association, 1999 – Present
• Student Osteopathic Medical Association, 1999 – 2003
• National Osteopathic Women Physician’s Association,
• 1999 – Present
• American Student Medical Association, 1999 – Present
• Family Practice Club, 1999 – 2003
• Sigma Sigma Phi, 2000 – Present
• Cranial Academy, 2001 – Present
• American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2003 – Present
• American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and
• Otolaryngology, 2003 – Present

Presentations
• Corneal Ectasias and Degenerations, February 11, 2012, Ohio Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting
• Premium IOL’s: Who is a Good Candidate, Options, Reports of Success, November 2011, Optometry Continuing Education Course
• Corneal Culturing, July 2011, Joint Commission for Allied Health Professionals (JCAHPO), Arena Eye Surgeons
• History of Penetrating Keratoplasty, May 2010, The Eye Center of Columbus
• Ambulatory Surgery Center staff
• How to Succeed in Your Clinical Years and Beyond, April 2010, OUCOM discussion with 1st and 2nd year medical students on how to succeed in future
• Corneal Dystrophies, January 22, 2010, Ohio Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting
• Corneal Perforation in a Quiet Eye, March 2010, The Eye Center of Columbus
• Winter Lecture Series
• Interesting Corneal Cases, February 2010, Optometry Continuing Education Course
• The Red Eye: How to Triage, Diagnose and Treat, January 2010, Ohio
• Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting
• Corneal Conundrums, Part 2, October 2009, Optometry Continuing Education Course
• Dry Eye Syndrome: How Do We Deal With These Patients?, June 2009, Joint Commission For Allied Health Professionals (JCAHPO) Arena Eye Surgeons
• New Treatments in Keratoconus, April 2009, Keratoconus Support Group, The Eye Center
• Smart Start: How To Use This Program for Dry Eye Syndrome, April 2009, Arena Eye Surgeons technician training
• Dry Eye Syndrome: Pearls for Diagnosis and Management, April 2009, Akron
• Ophthalmology residency program
• Dry Eye Roundtable, March 2009, Allergan speaking engagement
• Dry Eye Syndrome: How to Recognize and Manage, February 2009, Ohio
• Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting
• Corneal Conundrums, February 2009, Optometry Continuing Education Course
• Red Eye: When Do I Need to be Worried?, February 2009, Mount Carmel Continuing Education course for Primary Care Physicians
• Preoperative and Perioperative Management of an Eye Patient, October 2008
• Mount Carmel American Society of Registered Nurses
• Kanski Lecture Series, Fall 2008 – present, Ohio State University, review of
• Ophthalmology for OSU residents
• How to Use an Ophthalmoscope, Fall 2008 – present, OUCOM, lab for 2nd
• Year medical students on how to perform a basic eye examination
• Basic Ophthalmology Review, Fall 2008 – present, Ohio State University, half-day long interactive course with 3rd year medical students for performing an eye examination
• The Red Eye: How to recognize and manage, July 2008, JCAHPO Arena Eye
• Surgeons
• Ocular Trauma: How to Diagnose and Manage, July 2008 – July 2010, Ohio State University, yearly lecture to new Ophthalmology residents
• Cataract Complications: What Do I Do Now?, July 2008, Ohio State University
• Ophthalmology residents
• Dry Eye Syndrome: Tests and Treatments, May 2008, Allergan speaking engagement
• Preparing for Ophthalmology Board Examination, April 2008, Grandview Hospital Ophthalmology residents
• The Acute Red Eye: How to Manage in the Office, February 2008, Mount Carmel
• Continuing Education course for Primary Care Physicians
• Corneal Surgery: Alphabet Soup, January 2008, Ohio Ophthalmological Society
• Annual meeting