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Robert Sisk, MD

Volunteer Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: University of Kentucky
  • Internship: University of Cincinnati
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati
  • Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Contact Information
  • Stetson Building
  • Suite 5300
  • 260 Stetson Street
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-5151
  • Email robert.sisk@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hufnagel, Robert B; Arno, Gavin; Hein, Nichole D; Hersheson, Joshua; Prasad, Megana; Anderson, Yvonne; Krueger, Laura A; Gregory, Louise C; Stoetzel, Corinne; Jaworek, Thomas J; Hull, Sarah; Li, Abi; Plagnol, Vincent; Willen, Christi M; Morgan, Thomas M; Prows, Cynthia A; Hegde, Rashmi S; Riazuddin, Saima; Grabowski, Gregory A; Richardson, Rudy J; Dieterich, Klaus; Huang, Taosheng; Revesz, Tamas; Martinez-Barbera, J P; Sisk, Robert A; Jefferies, Craig; Houlden, Henry; Dattani, Mehul T; Fink, John K; Dollfus, Helene; Moore, Anthony T; Ahmed, Zubair M 2015. Neuropathy target esterase impairments cause Oliver-McFarlane and Laurence-Moon syndromes. Journal of medical genetics, 52 2, 85-94

Osher, James M; Sisk, Robert A; Petersen, Michael R 2015. Preretinal hemorrhage as a presenting sign of idiopathic macular telangiectasia type 2. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 9 , 1417-20

Shaikh, Adeel H; Toussaint, Brian W; Miller, Daniel M; Petersen, Michael R; Foster, Robert E; Riemann, Christopher D; Hutchins, Robert K; Sisk, Robert A 2015. Cost comparison of intravitreal aflibercept with bevacizumab and ranibizumab for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina, 46 1, 62-6

Shaikh, Rehan S; Reuter, Peggy; Sisk, Robert A; Kausar, Tasleem; Shahzad, Mohsin; Maqsood, Muhammad I; Yousif, Ateeq; Ali, Muhammad; Riazuddin, Saima; Wissinger, Bernd; Ahmed, Zubair M 2015. Homozygous missense variant in the human CNGA3 channel causes cone-rod dystrophy. European journal of human genetics : EJHG, 23 4, 473-80

Toussaint, Brian W; Appenzeller, Matthew F; Miller, Daniel M; Petersen, Michael R; Foster, Robert E; Osher, Robert H; Snyder, Michael E; Hunt, Christine K; Sisk, Robert A; Riemann, Christopher D 2015. Stability of the acrysof toric intraocular lens in combined cataract surgery and transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.), 35 6, 1065-71

Gandhi, A; Miller, D M; Zink, J M; Khatana, A K; Riemann, C D; Petersen, M R; Foster, R E; Sisk, R A 2014. Analysis of long-term outcomes for combined pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and glaucoma tube shunt surgery in eyes with advanced glaucoma. Eye (London, England), 28 3, 290-5

Mansour, Ahmad M; Arevalo, J Fernando; Al Kahtani, Eman; Zegarra, Hernando; Abboud, Emad; Anand, Rajiv; Ahmadieh, Hamid; Sisk, Robert A; Mirza, Salman; Tuncer, Samuray; Navea Tejerina, Amparo; Mataix, Jorge; Ascaso, Francisco J; Pulido, Jose S; Guthoff, Rainer; Goebel, Winfried; Roh, Young Jung; Banker, Alay S; Gentile, Ronald C; Martinez, Isabel Alonso; Morris, Rodney; Panday, Neeraj; Min, Park Jung; Mercé, Emilie; Lai, Timothy Y Y; Massoud, Vicky; Ghazi, Nicola G 2014. Role of Intravitreal Antivascular Endothelial Growth Factor Injections for Choroidal Neovascularization due to Choroidal Osteoma. Journal of ophthalmology, 2014 , 210458

Sisk, Robert A; Hufnagel, Robert B; Bandi, Sindura; Polzin, William J; Ahmed, Zubair M 2014. Planned Preterm Delivery and Treatment of Retinal Neovascularization in Norrie Disease. Ophthalmology, ,

Sisk, Robert A; Leng, Theodore 2014. Multimodal imaging and multifocal electroretinography demonstrate autosomal recessive Stargardt disease may present like occult macular dystrophy. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.), 34 8, 1567-75

Wilkes, Martin F; Miller, Daniel M; Mitchell, Matthew D; Zanke, Brent; Petersen, Michael R; Sisk, Robert A; Riemann, Christopher D; Foster, Robert E 2014. Investigation of Choroidal Neovascularization Risk Alleles in Ocular Histoplasmosis. Ophthalmology, ,

Bhende, Muna; Hegde, Sandhya; Sen, Pratik Ranjan; Sisk, Robert A; Stepien, Kimberly 2013. Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.), 33 8, 1720-5

Lonngi, Marcela; Houston, Samuel K; Murray, Timothy G; Sisk, Robert A; Decatur, Christina L; Cavalcante, Milena; Markoe, Arnold M 2013. Microincisional vitrectomy for retinal detachment in I-125 brachytherapy-treated patients with posterior uveal malignant melanoma. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 7 , 427-35

Ramasubramanian, A; Correa, Z M; Augsburger, J J; Sisk, R A; Plager, D A 2013. Medulloepithelioma in DICER1 syndrome treated with resection. Eye (London, England), 27 7, 896-7

Sisk, Robert A; Riemann, Christopher D; Petersen, Michael R; Foster, Robert E; Miller, Daniel M; Murray, Timothy G; Augsburger, James J 2013. Fundus autofluorescence findings of choroidal osteoma. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.), 33 1, 97-104

Squires, James E; Sisk, Robert A; Balistreri, William F; Kohli, Rohit 2013. Isolated unilateral cytomegalovirus retinitis: a rare long-term complication after pediatric liver transplantation. Pediatric transplantation, 17 1, E16-9

Aziz, Hassan A; Berrocal, Audina M; Sisk, Robert A; Hartley, Kristin; Diaz-Barbosa, Magaly; Johnson, Rose A; Hess, Ditte; Dubovy, Sander R; Murray, Timothy G; Flynn, Harry W 2012. Intraocular infections in the neonatal intensive care unit. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 6 , 733-7

Cionni, Douglas A; Lewis, Shawn A; Petersen, Michael R; Foster, Robert E; Riemann, Christopher D; Sisk, Robert A; Hutchins, Robert K; Miller, Daniel M 2012. Analysis of outcomes for intravitreal bevacizumab in the treatment of choroidal neovascularization secondary to ocular histoplasmosis. Ophthalmology, 119 2, 327-32

El Sanhouri, Ahmed; Sisk, Robert A; Petersen, Michael R 2012. Mortality from cerebral vasculitis associated with rapid steroid taper during treatment of acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy. Archives of ophthalmology, 130 7, 935-7

Hufnagel, Robert B; Ahmed, Zubair M; Corrêa, Zélia M; Sisk, Robert A 2012. Gene therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis: advances and future directions. Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv für klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie, 250 8, 1117-28

Parke, D Wilkin; Sisk, Robert A; Houston, Samuel K; Murray, Timothy G 2012. Ocular hypertension after intravitreal triamcinolone with vitrectomy and phacoemulsification. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 6 , 925-31

Parke, D Wilkin; Sisk, Robert A; Murray, Timothy G 2012. Intraoperative intravitreal triamcinolone decreases macular edema after vitrectomy with phacoemulsification. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 6 , 1347-53

Shaikh, Adeel H; Petersen, Michael R; Sisk, Robert A; Foster, Robert E; Riemann, Christopher D; Miller, Daniel M 2012. Comparative Effectiveness of the Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant in Vitrectomized and Non-vitrectomized Eyes With Macular Edema Secondary to Central Retinal Vein Occlusion. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, , 1-6

Sisk, Robert A 2012. Valproic acid treatment may be harmful in non-dominant forms of retinitis pigmentosa. The British journal of ophthalmology, 96 8, 1154-5

Aziz, Hassan A; Berrocal, Audina M; Sisk, Robert A; Murray, Timothy G 2011. Idiopathic infantile chronic rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, 42 Online , e63-4

Schoenberger, Scott D; Miller, Daniel M; Petersen, Michael R; Foster, Robert E; Riemann, Christopher D; Sisk, Robert A 2011. Nepafenac for epiretinal membrane surgery. Ophthalmology, 118 7, 1482.e1-3

Aziz, Hassan A; Sisk, Robert A; Berrocal, Audina M; Murray, Timothy G 2010. Optic nerve aplasia in Aicardi syndrome. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, 47 Online , e1-4

Leung, Ella; Sisk, Robert A; Flynn, Harry W 2010. Progression of diabetic tractional retinoschisis by optical coherence tomography. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, 41 Online , e1-3

Sisk, Robert A; Berrocal, Audina M; Feuer, William J; Murray, Timothy G 2010. Visual and anatomic outcomes with or without surgery in persistent fetal vasculature. Ophthalmology, 117 11, 2178-83.e1-2

Sisk, Robert A; Berrocal, Audina M; Lam, Byron L 2010. Loss of Foveal Cone Photoreceptor Outer Segments in Occult Macular Dystrophy. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, , 1-3

Sisk, Robert A; Berrocal, Audina M; Murray, Timothy G; Mavrofrides, Elias C 2010. Extended Endotamponade with Perfluoro-n-Octane in Pediatric Retinal Detachment. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, , 1-3

Sisk, Robert A; Berrocal, Audina M; Schefler, Amy C; Dubovy, Sander R; Bauer, Mislen S 2010. Epiretinal membranes indicate a severe phenotype of neurofibromatosis type 2. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.), 30 4 Suppl, S51-8

Sisk, Robert A; Murray, Timothy G 2010. Combined phacoemulsification and sutureless 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy for complex vitreoretinal diseases. The British journal of ophthalmology, 94 8, 1028-32

Sisk, Robert A; Smiddy, William E; Dubovy, Sander R; Miller, Darlene 2009. Chronic curvularia lunata endophthalmitis following cataract extraction. Retinal cases & brief reports, 3 4, 438-9

Sisk, Robert A; Wykoff, Charles C; Albini, Thomas A 2009. Comment on "fundus autofluorescence and multiple evanescent white dot syndrome". Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.), 29 9, 1377-8; author reply

Sisk, Robert A; Hutchins, Robert K 2007. Necrotizing herpetic retinopathy after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection. Retinal cases & brief reports, 1 4, 211-2

Schoenberger, Scott D; Miller, Daniel M; Riemann, Christopher D; Foster, Robert E; Sisk, Robert A; Hutchins, Robert K; Petersen, Michael R . Outcomes of 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy in the surgical management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, 42 6, 474-80

Shaikh, Adeel H; Petersen, Michael R; Sisk, Robert A; Foster, Robert E; Riemann, Christopher D; Miller, Daniel M . Comparative effectiveness of the dexamethasone intravitreal implant in vitrectomized and non-vitrectomized eyes with macular edema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina, 44 1, 28-33

Sisk, Robert A . Intravenous sodium fluorescein 10% for laser ablation of subtle retinal neovascularization in FEVR. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, 49 2, 126-7

Sisk, Robert A; Berrocal, Audina M; Albini, Thomas A; Murray, Timothy G . Bevacizumab for the treatment of pediatric retinal and choroidal diseases. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, 41 6, 582-92

Sisk, Robert A; Berrocal, Audina M; Albini, Thomas A; Stanciu, Natalie; Gottlieb, Justin L; El Rayes, Ehab . Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.), 29 10, 1538-41

Sisk, Robert A; Davis, Janet L; Dubovy, Sander R; Smiddy, William E . Sympathetic ophthalmia following vitrectomy for endophthalmitis after intravitreal bevacizumab. Ocular immunology and inflammation, 16 5, 236-8

Sisk, Robert A; Motley, W Walker; Yang, Michael B; West, Constance E . Surgical outcomes following repair of traumatic retinal detachments in cognitively impaired adolescents with self-injurious behavior. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, 50 1, 20-6