Gerhard W. Cibis, M.D.

Born
November 5, 1942

Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology

Fellowship
University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Pediatric Ophthalmology 1976-1977

Ophthalmology Residency
University of Iowa

Fellowship
University of Iowa, Ophthalmology, 1969-1970 (Electrophysiology)

Internal Medicine Internship
Baylor University School of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1968-1969

Medical School
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Undergraduate Education
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Military
United States Navy Eye Clinic, Little Creek, VA 1970-1972

Academic Appointments

Former Chief of Ophthalmology, Children’ s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, 1984-2002

 

Clinical Professor Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, 1990-current.

 

Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, 1995-current.

 

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Missouri at Kansas City

 

External Professor, Euro technical Research University, 1992-1995.

 

Professional Organization Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology 1977-current.

 

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 1977-current.

 

International Society of Clinical and Experimental Electro-ophthalmology 1977-current.

 

Association for Research in Ophthalmology 1987-1995.

 

German Ophthalmologic Society 1983-1995.

 

International Society of Ophthalmological Genetics 1985-current.

 

American Ophthalmological Society 1993-current.

 

Awards

Honor Award Am Acad Ophth 1985

 

Senior Honor Award AAO 1996

 

Whose Who in America 1997

 

Best Doctors in America Midwest Ed 1995

 

Best Doctors in America Central Region 1996-1997

 

Honor Award Am Assoc Ped Ophth & Strab 1999

 

America’s Best Doctors Award 2003-2004

 

Community Service

Board Member, The Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired, 1982-1986

 

Board Member, Children’s Mercy Hospital, 1994-2000

 

Board Member, Truman Medical Center, 1997-2000

 

Professional Activities

President Medical-Dental Staff Children’s Mercy Hospital 1987-1989

 

Chairperson Section II BCSC Am Acad Ophth 1989-1994

 

Scientific Advisory Committee, Lowe Syndrome Assoc 1990-1999

 

Delegate, American National Standards Institute z80 Committee 2000-current

 

Scientific Publications

Dr. Cibis has published over 100 scientific publications and the following is a small selection of some of those publications. Please contact our office for a complete list of publications.

Cibis GW, Tongue AC, Stass-Isern M: Decision Making in Pediatric Ophthalmology, C.V. Mosby Co. (St. Louis), 1993.

 

Cibis GW, Fitzgerald KM, Harris DJ, Rothberg PG, Rupani M: The effects of dystrophin gene mutations on the ERG in mice and humans. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci;34:3646-3652, 1993.

 

Cibis GW, Fitzgerald KM: Optic nerve hypoplasia in association with brain anomalies and abnormal electroretinogram. Documenta Ophthalmologica; 86:11-22, 1994.

 

Cibis GW: Video vision development assessment (VVDA): Combining the Bruckner test with eccentric photo refraction for dynamic identification of amblyogenic factors in infants and children. Tr Am Ophth Soc; XCII:644-685, 1994.

 

Cibis GW, Fitzgerald KM: Amblyopia in unilateral congenital ptosis: Early detection by sweep visual evoked potential. Graefe’s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol; 233:605-609, 1995.

 

Fitzgerald KM, Heruth DP, Dowler LL, Giambrone SA, Sahni M, Angeloni SV, Simckes AM, Cibis GW, Rothberg PG, White RA: Identification of cDNAs encoding two human retinal dystrophin isoforms: Alternative splicing of a complex novel first exon. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci; 36;S771, 1995. (Abstr)

 

Cibis, GW: A clinical update on modern strabismus surgery. Review of Optometry; May:121-131, 1997.

 

Cibis, GW: Comitant Strabismus. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology; 9:15-19, 1998.

 

Fitzgerald KM, Cibis GW, White RA: ERG in Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy. Pediatric Neurol; 19:400-401, 1998.

 

Fitzgerald KM, Cibis GW, Harris DJ, Giambrone SG, Dowler LL, White RA: Retinal phenotype of a dystrophin gene mutation in heterozygous female carriers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. J Med Genet; 36:316-322, 1999.

 

Pillers DA, Fitzgerald KM, Duncan NM, Rash SM, White RA, Dwinnell SJ, Powell BR,
Schur RE, Ray PN, Cibis GW, Weleber RG: Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy: Correlation of phenotype by electroretinography with sites of dystrophin mutations.
Am J Hum Genet; 105:2-9, 1999.

 

Cibis GW: The Eye in Systemic Disease, in U of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Inst Atlas of Ophthalmology: Parrish, RK, (ed), Philadelphia, PA, Current Medicine, Inc, 511-513, 1999.