Amy Hutchinson, M.D.

Amy  Hutchinson, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Section of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Staff Physician, Emory University Hospital

Staff Physician, Grady Health System

Staff Physician, Emory Midtown Hospital

Staff Physician, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Consultant, Atlanta Veterans Administration Hospital

Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship, Emory University School of Medicine

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology (Board certified since 1997)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cataract surgery
retinal disease
sickle cell anemia
strabismus
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Clinic 'B'
1365 Clifton Road, NE, 4th Flr
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-2020
About Dr. Hutchinson

AmyHutchinson, MD joined the Emory Eye Center in 2002. Dr. Hutchinson’s clinical practice includes all areas of pediatric ophthalmology. Her special interests are in retinopathy of prematurity screening and treatment, pediatric cataract and refractive surgery, and pediatric vision screening.

Dr. Hutchinson recently developed and validated a new eye chart for children: “the Handy Eye Chart™.” This chart is for use in very young and non-verbal or non-English speaking children.

Dr. Hutchinson is also a participant in the NEI-funded Amblyopia Treatment Studies that apply evidence-based medicine to the treatment of amblyopia and is a founding member of the Pediatric Refractive Eye Surgery Study Group (PRESS group) whose mission is to explore the role of refractive surgery in children.

National Recognition: Dr. Hutchinson is a member of the Federally sponsored National Expert Panel on Vision Screening. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee and a member of the AAPOS Vision Screening Committee. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for Prevent Blindness Georgia.

Year Started Practicing: 1995
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2002
Organizational Memberships:
American Academy of Opthalmology
American Association of Pediatric Opthalmology and Strabismus
Phi Beta Kappa
Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society
Charleston Ophthalmological Society
Charleston County Medical Society
Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group
American Academy of Pediatrics
Georgia Society of Ophthalmology
Pediatric Refractive Eye Surgery Study group, founding member
Awards:
AAPOS Fellowship Research Award (co-author), 1999

JCAHPO Faculty Award, 2003

AAPOS Honor Award, 2004

AAO Achievement Award, 2004
Education:
Medical School
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Internship
Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Residency
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
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