Dr. Cano

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Dr. David B. Cano, M.D.

EDUCATION

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio Degree: Doctor of Medicine, 1989
Oxford University School of Medicine, Headington, England Department of Ophthalmology, Radcliffe Infirmary, 1989
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Degree: Bachelor of Science (with High Honors) Major: Biochemistry, 1984
John I. Leonard High School, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1980

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

University of Melbourne Fellowship: Cornea, External Disease, Refractive and Anterior Segment Surgery Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 1994-1995
Case Western Reserve University Ophthalmology Residency Program University Hospitals of Cleveland, MetroHealth Medical Center, and Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 1990-1993
Mount Sinai – Case Western Reserve Transitional (Rotational) Year Internship Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 1989-1990

CURRENT LOCATIONS

Cano & Manning Eye Center, PLLC, West Palm Beach, Florida Director, private group practice: General Ophthalmology, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, 1997 – current
Palm Beach Eye Clinic, West Palm Beach, Florida Staff Surgeon: General Ophthalmology, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, 2003 – Current

MEDICAL LICENSE

Ohio State Medical Board Dates: Since 1991
Florida State Medical Board Dates: Since 1995

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Ophthalmology Board Certified – Since October 1996 and re-certified October 2006 and 2016

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Good Samaritan Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
St. Mary’s Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

ACADEMIC AFFILIATION

Larkin Community Hospital Ophthalmology Residency Program, Miami, Florida, Supervising Attending 2017 – current
Nova Southeastern University , Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Adjunct Assistant Professor 1997 – 2001
University of Melbourne, Department of Ophthalmology, Melbourne, Australia Research Associate 1994 – 1995

MEMBERSHIPS

Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Florida Society of Ophthalmology
International Society of Refractive Surgery
Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society
Executive’s Association of the Palm Beaches

ACTIVITIES

Councilor, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Representative, January 2014 – Current
Chairman, FOR EYE Care Foundation of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, 2010 – current
Volunteer, Caridad Center of Boynton Beach, 2008 – current
Board Member, Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches, 2003 – current
Board Member, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, November 1998 – current
Clinical Instructor, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, 2005 – 2010
President of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, 2007 – 2008
Public Relations Committee Chairman, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, 2003 – 2006
Vice President, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, 2001 – 2002
Communications Chairman, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, 2000 – 2001
Treasurer of the Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society, 2001 – 2006
President of the Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society, 1998 – 2000
Nepal Eye Program – Australia / Fred Hollows Foundation, Surgical eye camp in Nepal, 1994
Treasurer Alpha Epsilon Delta premedical honor society University of Florida, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1983 – 1984

HONORS & AWARDS

James W. Clower, Jr, MD, Community Service Award, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, 2012
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, Faculty Award, Five Years of Distinguished Service, December 2009
Ophthalmologist of the Year Award, Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society, 2002
Outstanding Young Ophthalmologist Leadership Award, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, 2000
Residents’ Essay Paper Contest Award, Ohio Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting, 1993
Scientific Achievement Award, MetroHealth Medical Center Scientific Contest for House Staff and Fellows, 1991
Eye Bank Association of America Research Grant Award, 1989
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Travel Fellowship Award, 1989
Irwin H. Lepow Medical Student Research Day Award, 1988
C.W.R.U. Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Award, study of age-related changes in Retinal Pigment Epithelium, 1988
C.W.R.U. School of Medicine Student Research Grant Award, 1988
Phi Kappa Phi, honor society, 1984
Alpha Epsilon Delta, premedical honor society, 1982
University of Florida Freshman Honors Program, 1980
Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, June 1980

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Associate, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Melbourne, Australia. Advisor: Hugh R. Taylor, M.D., Ringland Anderson Professor of Ophthalmology.
1994 – 1995. Topics: – Excimer laser studies – Excimer laser lamellar keratoplasty – Treatment of myopia and astigmatism, and effects of deep ablation on the endothelium.
Resident & Medical Student Investigator, Department of Ophthalmology, C.W.R.U. School of Medicine, Cleveland Veterans Administration Medical Center, and the Retinal Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Retina Associates of Cleveland, Ohio. Advisors: William E. Bruner, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Lawrence J. Singerman, M.D., Director of the Retinal Institute. 1988 – 1993.
Topics: – Corneal storage media studies. – Retinal pigment epithelium lysosomal enzyme activity changes with aging and disease including retinitis pigmentosa. – Age-related macular degeneration studies including studies of human serum retinol binding protein, transthyretin, alpha–mannosidase and zinc levels.

PUBLICATIONS & ABSTRACTS

Human Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Activity in Chondroitin Sulfate Containing Storage Media: K-sol, CSM, and CSM with Dextran and Insulin. DB Cano, RE Wyszynski, WE Bruner, KM Morgan. (Abstract) Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 1989; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1989; 30(3)Suppl.: 341
Glycohydrolase Activities in Cultured Human Retinal Pigment Epithelium from Donors with Retinitis Pigmentosa.RE Wyszynski, DB Cano, WE Bruner, RB Edwards, P Sternberg. (Abstract) Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 1989; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1989; 30(3)Suppl.: 306
A Donor-Age-Dependent Change in the Activity of Alpha-Mannosidase In Human Cultured RPE Cells. RE Wyszynski, WE Bruner, DB Cano, KM Morgan, CB Davis, P Sternberg. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1989; 30(11): 2341 – 2347
The Effect of hEGF and Insulin on Corneal Metabolism during Optisol Storage. S Putman, J Lass, W Bruner, D Cano, JV Greiner, T Glonek. (Abstract) Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 1990; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1990; 31(4)Suppl.: 268
A Decrease in Alpha-mannosidase in the Serum of Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration and the Augmentation of its Activity with Zinc. DM Mirando, RS Kalski, DB Cano, WE Bruner, RE Wyszynski, LJ Singerman. (Abstract) Presented (by DB Cano) as a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, April 1991; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1991; 32(4): 712
The Effect of Epithelium Removal and Epidermal Growth Factor on Human Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Activity in Dexsol. WE Bruner, DB Cano, RS Kalski. (Abstract) Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 1991; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1991; 32(4): 1061
Serum Alpha-mannosidase, Albumin, Protein and Zinc Levels from Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration. DB Cano, S Schloff, DM Mirando, RS Kalski, WE Bruner, RE Wyszynski, WJ Castellani, LJ Singerman. (Abstract) Presented as a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 1992; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1992; 33(4): 802
A Randomized, Prospective, Double-masked Clinical Trial of Optisol vs. Dexsol Corneal Storage Media. JH Lass, WM Bourne, DC Musch, A Sugar, JF Gordon, WJ Reinhart, RF Meyer, DI Patel, WE Bruner, DB Cano, HK Soong, LJ Maguire, RA Laing. Archives of Ophthalmology 1992;110: 1404-1408 Effects of Longer Duration Storage on Human Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Release in Optisol versus Dexsol. DB Cano, RS Kalski, GJ Dwyer, WE Bruner. (Abstract) Presented as a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 1993; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1993; 34(4): 770
Serum Retinol Binding Protein and Transthyretin Levels from Patients with Age-related Maculopathy. RS Kalski, DB Cano, WE Bruner, RE Wyszynski, L Kanter, SH Yoo, DM Mirando, S Schloff, LJ Singerman. (Abstract) Presented as a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 1993; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1993; 34(4): 1303

Age-dependent Lysosomal Enzyme activity of Fresh Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells from Human Eye Donors. KA Cingle, RS Kalski, WE Bruner, L Kanter, SH Yoo-Kim, DB Cano, RE Wyszynski, LJ Singerman. (Abstract) Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 1994: Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1994; 35(4): 1767

The Effect of hEGF and Insulin on Corneal Metabolism during Optisol Storage. JH Lass, SC Putman, WE Bruner, DB Cano, JV Greiner, T Glonek. Cornea 1994; 13(3): 243-249

Endothelial Changes with Mid–stromal Excimer Laser Ablations in Human and Porcine Eyes. DB Cano, N Carroll, GA Pollock, GB Allen, CS Mao, MF Ellis, HR Taylor. (Abstract) Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 1995: Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1995; 36(4): 3272

Central Epithelial Defects in Optisol Stored Corneas. GA Pollock, DB Cano, GB Allen, HR Taylor. (Abstract) Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 1995: Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1995; 36(4): 1369

Excimer Laser Lamellar Keratoplasty. DB Cano, NA Downie, IM Young, N Carroll, G Pollock, Ph.D. and HR Taylor, M.D. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Ophthalmology. 1995; 23: 189-194

Efficacy of Peripheral Corneal Grafts in Peripheral Thinning Disorders of the Cornea. AK Bansal, DB Cano. (Abstract) Presented as a poster at the Centennial Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, Illinois, October 1996: Ophthalmology 1996; 103(9A Supp.): 143

Photorefractive Surgery in Australia and Asia Pacific. DB Cano, HR Taylor. Book chapter in “Excimer Lasers in Ophthalmology: Principles and Practice”, edited by CNJ McGhee, HR Taylor, DS Gartry and SL Trokel. Martin Dunitz Ltd. 1997; Chapter 14: 227-241

Sources of Medical Error in Refractive Surgery. M Moshirfar, RG Simpson, SB Dave, SM Christiansen, JN Edmonds, WW Culbertson, SE Pascucci, DB Cano, WB Trattler.  Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013 May; 29(5): 303-310.

PRESENTATIONS & PAPERS

Purification and Study of Human Type I and Type II Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate Dependent Protein Kinases. DB Cano. Bachelor of Science Honors Thesis, Department of Biochemistry, University of Florida College of Medicine, August, 1984
Changes in the Activity of Alpha-mannosidase in Human Cultured Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells in Relation to Donor Age and the Presence of Zinc. DB Cano. C.W.R.U. Geriatric Medicine Summer Fellowship Paper. October 1988
Human Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Activity in Storage Media: CSM versus K-sol. DB Cano, WE Bruner, KM Morgan, RE Wyszynski, GL Mundy. Presented at the Irwin H. Lepow Medical Student Research Day, Cleveland, Ohio, November 1988
Human Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Activity in 4oC Storage Media: CSM versus K-sol. DB Cano. Presented at the Oxford University Ophthalmology Journal Club, Oxford, England, April 1989
The Effects of Dextran and Insulin on Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Levels in CSM. DB Cano, RS Kalski, RE Wyszynski, KM Morgan, WE Bruner. Presented at the Annual Scientific Session of the Eye Bank Association of America, New Orleans, LA, October 1989
A Decrease in Alpha-mannosidase in the Serum of Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration and the Augmentation of its Activity with Zinc. DB Cano. Presented at the MetroHealth Medical Center Medical Staff and Scientific Contest Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1991
Glycosidases in Human Ocular Disease: Age-related Macular Degeneration. WE Bruner, RS Kalski, DB Cano, S Schloff, DM Mirando, SH Yoo, RE Wyszynski, KM Morgan, H Grossnicklaus, WJ Castellani, LJ Singerman. Presented at the First Case Western Reserve University Department of Ophthalmology Alumni/Faculty Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1992
Human Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Activity in Storage Media. DB Cano, WE Bruner, RS Kalski, RE Wyszynski, KM Morgan. Presented at the First Case Western Reserve University Department of Ophthalmology Alumni/Faculty Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1992
Serum Retinol Binding Protein and Transthyretin Levels from Patients with Age-Related Maculopathy. RS Kalski, DB Cano, WE Bruner, RE Wyszynski, LJ Singerman. Presented at the Ohio Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, June 1993

Effects of Longer Duration Storage on Human Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Release in Optisol versus Dexsol Corneal Storage Solutions. DB Cano, RS Kalski,WE Bruner. Presented at the Ohio Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, June 1993

Radial Keratotomy Topics: Techniques and Off-nomogram Results. KA Jacobs, DB Cano. Presented at the Cleveland Ophthalmologic Society Annual Meeting on Refractive Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio, December 1993

Corneal Lysosomal Enzyme Release in Storage Media. DB Cano, WE Bruner, RS Kalski. Presented at the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmology Victorian Branch Scientific Meeting, Lorne, Victoria, Australia, February 1994

Excimer Laser Lamellar Keratoplasty. DB Cano, NA Downie, N Carroll, G Pollock, IM Young, HR Taylor. Presented at the Annual Melbourne Ophthalmic Alumni Meeting, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, July 1994

Excimer Laser Lamellar Keratoplasty. DB Cano. Abstract published in the International Society of Refractive Keratoplasty 1994 Pre–American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting Book, San Francisco, California, October 1994

Excimer Laser Lamellar Keratoplasty. DB Cano, NA Downie, N Carroll, G Pollock, G Allen, IM Young, HR Taylor. Presented at the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia Basic Visual Sciences Meeting, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, December 1994

Clinical Results of Excimer Laser Use in Australia and Asia. DB Cano, HR Taylor. Presented at the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmology Victorian Branch Scientific Meeting, Lorne, Victoria, Australia, February 1995

Endothelial Changes with Mid–stromal Excimer Laser Ablations. DB Cano, N Carroll, G Pollock, G Allen, CS Mao, HR Taylor. Presented at the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, California, April 1995

Endothelial Changes with Mid–stromal Excimer Laser Ablations in Human and Porcine Eyes. DB Cano, N Carroll, GA Pollock, GB Allen, CS Mao, MF Ellis, HR Taylor. Presented at the First Case Western Reserve University Department of Ophthalmology Annual Faculty, Resident and Alumni Research Day, Cleveland, Ohio, June 1995

Excimer Laser Lamellar Keratoplasty. DB Cano, NA Downie, N Carroll, GA Pollock, GB Allen, IM Young, and HR Taylor, M.D. Presented by H.R. Taylor at the Annual Scientific Session of the Eye Bank Association of America, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1995

Clinical Results of Excimer Laser Use in Australia and Asia. DB Cano, HR Taylor. Presented at the Treasure Coast Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Stuart, Florida, February 1996

Clinical Results of Excimer Laser Use in Australia and Asia. DB Cano, HR Taylor. Presented at the Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, July 1997

LASIK Complications. DB Cano. Invited guest faculty instructor for the “LASIK Laser” course at the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, California, April 1998

LASIK Complications. DB Cano. Presented at the Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society, Boca Raton, Florida, March 1999

LASIK Complications. DB Cano. Presented at the Treasure Coast Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Stuart, Florida, September 1999

Risk Factors for Regression After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia and Astigmatism. AK Bansal, DB Cano. Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida, October 1999

Refractive and Corneal Surgery. DB Cano. Invited instructor for the Palm Beach County Ophthalmic Medical Personnel Education Program, Atlantis, Florida, February 2000

Lessons on LASIK. DB Cano was the refractive surgery corneal specialist interviewed by WPEC Channel 12 News (CBS) West Palm Beach, Florida, May 2000

Refractive and Corneal Surgery. DB Cano. Invited instructor for the Palm Beach County Ophthalmic Medical Personnel Education Program, Atlantis, Florida, March 2001

Focusing on the Risks, Benefits and Complications of Refractive Surgery. DB Cano, CL Salinger. Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology and Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology Course (03TU2), New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2001

Complications of PRK and LASIK: Case Discussions. DB Cano. Invited speaker for the Refractive Surgery Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, June 2002

Focusing on the Risks, Benefits and Complications of Refractive Surgery. DB Cano, CL Salinger. Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology and Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology Course (07TU3), Orlando, Florida, October 2002

Treatment of Epithelial Ingrowth after LASIK: A New Technique. DB Cano. Invited speaker for the Refractive Surgery Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, September 2003

Cataract Surgery; Slicker & Better. DB Cano, Invited Speaker Essentials of Ophthalmology Program, Good Samaritan Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, February 2005

Advances in Refractive Cataract Surgery and IOLs. DB Cano. Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel Florida Regional Educational Program, Naples, Florida, August 2006

Refractive Cataract Surgery: Accommodative & Multifocal IOLs or the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. DB Cano. Presented at the Treasure Coast Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Jensen Beach, Florida, November 2006

Refractive Cataract Surgery: Multifocal & Accommodative IOLs. DB Cano. Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel Florida Regional Educational Program, Orlando, Florida, June 2007

Advances in Refractive Cataract Surgery and IOLs. DB Cano. Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology and Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology Course, Annual Continuing Education Program, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2007

Refractive Cataract Surgery: Understanding New IOL Technology. DB Cano. Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel Florida Regional Educational Program, Orlando, Florida, June 2008

Advances in Refractive Cataract Surgery and IOLs. DB Cano. Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology and Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology Course, Annual Continuing Education Program, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2008

Advances in Refractive Cataract Surgery and IOLs. DB Cano. Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology and Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology Course, Annual Continuing Education Program, San Francisco, California, October 2009