Prof Piergiorgio Neri, BMedSc, MD, PhD, FEBOphth - Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi - Staff Physician

Prof Piergiorgio Neri

BMedSc, MD, PhD, FEBOphth

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Staff Physician

ABU DHABI | United Arab Emirates

Main Specialties: Ophthalmology

Additional Specialties: Ophthalmology

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Prof Piergiorgio Neri, BMedSc, MD, PhD, FEBOphth - Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi - Staff Physician

Prof Piergiorgio Neri

BMedSc, MD, PhD, FEBOphth

Introduction

Piergiorgio Neri, BMedSc, MD (Hons), PhD, FEBO graduated from the University of Ancona Medical School in 2000. He obtained a specialist diploma in ophthalmology at the University of Ancona in 2004 and his PhD in neuroscience in 2007.

Dr Neri was Honorary Research Fellow in Uveitis at the Eye Department, University of Aberdeen, scientist visitor at the University of Tübingen and Visiting Professor at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. In 2010 he was named Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Polytechnic University of Marche-Ancona.
Dr Neri was honorary clinical ocular immunology consultant and medical retina consultant at the Ospedali Riuniti “Umberto I-GM Lancisi-G Salesi” of Ancona. He acted as director of the Ocular Immunology Service at the Ospedali Riuniti “Umberto I-GM Lancisi-G Salesi” of Ancona till 2017. He was appointed staff physician at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi in 2018 and he is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, USA.

Dr Neri is member of the Italian Ophthalmology Society (SOI), the International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS), the European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA), International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG) and the European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER). He is also the Secretary General of the Society for Ophthalmo-Immunoinfectiology in Europe (SOIE) since 2008. Dr Neri has served EVER as Section Program Secretary for Immunology/Microbiology Section since 2010.
Dr Neri is author and co-author of more than 120 national and international publications, including original articles, editorials, reviews, book chapters, monographs and abstracts. Dr Neri acts as Editor-in-Chief of International Ophthalmology, as Associate Editor of BMC Ophthalmology and as Reviewing Editor of Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. He is also reviewer of: International Ophthalmology, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Clinical Ophthalmology, Middle East and Asian Journal of Ophthalmology, Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and Retina, among the others.
Dr Neri’s areas of specialization include ocular inflammation, auto-immunity, immunosuppression, ocular infections, retinal vascular diseases, diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration and pathophysiology of choroidal neovascular process.

Primary Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi - ABU DHABI , United Arab Emirates

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Education

Nov 2007
Università Politecnica delle Marche
PhD (Neuroscientist)
Nov 2004
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Resident in Ophthalmology
Oct 1994 - Oct 2000
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Medical Student

Experience

Aug 2018
Case Western Reserve University
Associate Professor
Apr 2018 - Apr 2018
Cleveland Clinic
Associate Staff Physician
The Eye Department
Dec 2010 - Mar 2018
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
The Eye Department
Nov 2004 - Nov 2010
Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti
Conslutant
The Eye Department
Nov 2000 - Oct 2004
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Resident in Ophthlmology
The Eye Department

Publications

38Publications

583Reads

1550Profile Views

155PubMed Central Citations

Standardization of red flags for referral to rheumatologists and ophthalmologists in patients with rheumatic diseases and ocular involvement: a consensus statement.

Rheumatol Int 2018 Sep 30;38(9):1727-1734. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Rheumatology Institute of Lucania (IRel) and Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-018-4094-1DOI Listing
September 2018
7 Reads
1.630 Impact Factor

Optical coherence tomography angiography findings in Susac's syndrome: a case report.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Aug 20;38(4):1803-1808. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

Ophthalmology Clinic, Department of Medicine and Science of Ageing, University G. D'Annunzio Chieti-Pescara, 66100, Chieti, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0653-9DOI Listing
August 2018
39 Reads

Acute macular neuroretinopathy associated with subclinical cytomegalovirus infection.

Int Ophthalmol 2017 Jun 21;37(3):727-731. Epub 2016 Jul 21.

Eye Clinic, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-016-0299-zDOI Listing
June 2017
34 Reads

Failure to Integrate Quantitative Measurement Methods of Ocular Inflammation Hampers Clinical Practice and Trials on New Therapies for Posterior Uveitis.

J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 2017 05 12;33(4):263-277. Epub 2016 Dec 12.

8 Department of Ophthalmology, DHU View Maintain, La Pitié Salpêtrière University Hospital , Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jop.2016.0089DOI Listing
May 2017
25 Reads
1 Citation
1.420 Impact Factor

Biologic Therapy in Inflammatory Eye Conditions (Ophtalmology): Safety Profile.

Curr Drug Saf 2016 ;11(1):47-54

Eye Clinic, Via conca 71, 60121 Ancona, Italy.

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December 2016
14 Reads

Genetic of uveitis.

Int Ophthalmol 2016 Jun 9;36(3):419-33. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

The Ocular Immunology Service, The Eye Clinic, Università Politecnica dele Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-015-0136-9DOI Listing
June 2016
16 Reads
1 Citation

Frosted branch angiitis complicated by retinal vein occlusion: clinical course and long-term visual outcome.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2016 Mar 4;254(3):541-4. Epub 2016 Jan 4.

Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, POB 12000, Jerusalem, 91120, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00417-015-3255-0DOI Listing
March 2016
10 Reads
1.910 Impact Factor

Erratum to: Frosted branch angiitis complicated by retinal vein occlusion: clinical course and long-term visual outcome.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2016 Mar;254(3):607

Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, POB 12000, Jerusalem, 91120, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00417-016-3279-0DOI Listing
March 2016
13 Reads
1.910 Impact Factor

Erratum to: Successful treatment with adalimumab for severe multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis in presumed (early-onset) ocular sarcoidosis.

Int Ophthalmol 2016 Feb;36(1):137

Rheumatology Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Anna Meyer Children's Hospital, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 24, 50139, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-015-0143-xDOI Listing
February 2016
15 Reads

Successful treatment with adalimumab for severe multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis in presumed (early-onset) ocular sarcoidosis.

Int Ophthalmol 2016 Feb 8;36(1):129-135. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

Rheumatology Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Anna Meyer Children's Hospital, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 24, 50139, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-015-0135-xDOI Listing
February 2016
8 Reads

Rescue therapy with intravitreal aflibercept for choroidal neovascularization secondary to choroidal osteoma non-responder to intravitreal bevacizumab and ranibizumab.

Int Ophthalmol 2015 Jun 12;35(3):441-4. Epub 2015 Mar 12.

Ophthalmology Department, Polytechnic University of Marche, Via Conca 71, 60020, Ancona, Italy,

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June 2015
9 Reads
2 Citations

Successful treatment of an overlapping choriocapillaritis between multifocal choroiditis and acute zonal occult outer retinopathy (AZOOR) with adalimumab (Humira™).

Int Ophthalmol 2014 Apr 14;34(2):359-64. Epub 2013 Jun 14.

Ocular Immunology Service, The Eye Clinic, Polytechnic University of Marche, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria-Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Via Conca 71, 60020, Ancona, Torrette, Italy,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-013-9801-zDOI Listing
April 2014
16 Reads
2 Citations

Optical coherence tomography imaging in uveitis.

Int Ophthalmol 2014 Apr 9;34(2):401-35. Epub 2013 Jul 9.

Department of Ophthalmology, Koc University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-013-9822-7DOI Listing
April 2014
19 Reads
9 Citations

Treatment of persistent serous retinal detachment in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome with intravitreal bevacizumab during the systemic steroid treatment.

Retina 2014 Mar;34(3):490-6

*Department of Ophthalmology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy; †Department of Ophthalmology, University of Napoli, Naples, Italy; ‡Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy; and §Department of Ophthalmology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IAE.0b013e3182a0e446DOI Listing
March 2014
25 Reads
1 Citation
3.243 Impact Factor

Spectral domain optical coherence tomography findings in patients with acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinopathy.

Retina 2014 Feb;34(2):373-84

*San Giuseppe Hospital, University Eye Clinic, Milan, Italy; †Ophthalmology Unit, Policlinico Sant'Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy; ‡Department of Ophthalmology, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California; §Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; ¶West Coast Retina Medical Group, San Francisco, California; **Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida; ††Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; ‡‡Herzig Eye Institute, Toronto, Canada; §§Department of Ophthalmology, Bolzano Central Hospital, Bolzano, Italy; ¶¶Center of Ophthalmic Surgery, Caracas, Venezuela; ***Department of Ophthalmology, Domingo Luciani Hospital, Caracas, Venezuela; †††Ophthalmology Service, Intercommunal Hospital of Créteil, Creteil, France; ‡‡‡Uveitis and Ocular Immunology Service, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel; §§§Retinal Pathologies Unit, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Tor Vergata Foundation, Rome, Italy; and ¶¶¶The Ocular Immunology Service, The Eye Clinic, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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February 2014
15 Reads
13 Citations
3.243 Impact Factor

Long-term control of non-infectious paediatric panuveitis refractory to traditional immunesuppressive therapy, successfully treated with Adalimumab (HumiraTM).

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2013 May-Jun;31(3):458-62. Epub 2013 Mar 4.

Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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August 2013
14 Reads
1 Citation
2.724 Impact Factor

Piezosurgery for osteotomies in orbital surgery: Our experience and review of the literature.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2013 17;4(2):188-91. Epub 2012 Nov 17.

Department of Neurosurgery, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Umberto I General Hospital, Ancona, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3540226PMC
January 2013
14 Reads
3 Citations

Acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis: report of a case series and comprehensive review of the literature.

Retina 2012 Oct;32(9):1915-41

The LuEsther T. Mertz Retina Research Center of Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, New York, USA.

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October 2012
17 Reads
21 Citations
3.243 Impact Factor

Anti vascular endothelial growth factor sequential therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration: is this the new deal?

Curr Med Res Opin 2012 Mar 14;28(3):395-400. Epub 2012 Feb 14.

The Eye Clinic, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1185/03007995.2012.662153DOI Listing
March 2012
16 Reads
3 Citations
2.653 Impact Factor

Biologic agents in inflammatory eye disease.

J Ophthalmic Vis Res 2011 Oct;6(4):309-16

Department of Neurosciences, Ophthalmology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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October 2011
16 Reads
6 Citations

Myopia and inflammation.

J Ophthalmic Vis Res 2011 Oct;6(4):270-83

Inflammatory and Retinal Eye Diseases, Center for Ophthalmic Specialized Care, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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October 2011
20 Reads
10 Citations

Adalimumab (Humira™): a promising monoclonal anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha in ophthalmology.

Int Ophthalmol 2011 Apr 2;31(2):165-73. Epub 2011 Feb 2.

The Eye Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria-Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Ancona, Italy.

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April 2011
12 Reads
12 Citations

Unilateral visual loss due to ischaemic injury in the right calcarine region: a functional magnetic resonance imaging and diffusion tension imaging follow-up study.

Int Ophthalmol 2011 Apr 4;31(2):129-34. Epub 2011 Feb 4.

Sezione Scienze Radiologiche, Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche Specialistiche ed Odontostomatologiche, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy,

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April 2011
17 Reads
7 Citations

Management of chronic anterior uveitis relapses: efficacy of oral phospholipidic curcumin treatment. Long-term follow-up.

Clin Ophthalmol 2010 Oct 21;4:1201-6. Epub 2010 Oct 21.

Uveitis Center, Ophthalmological Department of Lavagna Hospital, Genova, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2964958PMC
October 2010
23 Reads
11 Citations

Association of systemic steroids and mycophenolate mofetil as rescue therapy for uveitic choroidal neovascularization unresponsive to the traditional immunosuppressants: interventional case series.

Int Ophthalmol 2010 Oct 2;30(5):583-90. Epub 2009 Sep 2.

The Eye Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria-Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Via Conca 71, 60100, Torrette-Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-009-9323-xDOI Listing
October 2010
9 Reads
5 Citations

Adalimumab (humira™) in ophthalmology: a review of the literature.

Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 2010 Oct;17(4):290-6

The Eye Clinic-Ospedali Riuniti Umberto I-G.M. Lancisi-G. Salesi, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-9233.71588DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2991444PMC
October 2010
18 Reads
3 Citations

Non-vitrectomizing surgery for idiopathic macular pucker using a 25-gauge synergetics high-flow infusion with a 27-gauge light (Photon II, Synergetics USA, Inc.).

Int Ophthalmol 2010 Jun 2;30(3):323-7. Epub 2009 Sep 2.

Eye Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Via Conca 71, 60020, Torrette-Ancona, Italy.

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June 2010
8 Reads

Long-term control of choroidal neovascularization in quiescent congenital toxoplasma retinochoroiditis with photodynamic therapy: 4-year results.

Int Ophthalmol 2010 Feb 28;30(1):51-6. Epub 2009 Jan 28.

The Neuroscience Department-Ophthalmology Section, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-008-9291-6DOI Listing
February 2010
13 Reads
6 Citations

Long-term control of cystoid macular oedema in noninfectious uveitis with Mycophenolate Mofetil.

Int Ophthalmol 2009 Jun 23;29(3):127-33. Epub 2008 Feb 23.

Neuroscience Department, Ophthalmology Section, Polytechnic University of Marche, Via Tronto 10, Torrette, Ancona, Italy.

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June 2009
13 Reads
6 Citations

Retinal vasculitis associated with asymptomatic Gardnerella vaginalis infection: a new clinical entity.

Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2009 Jan-Feb;17(1):36-40

Eye Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Ancona, Italy. doctor

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09273940802491876DOI Listing
May 2009
14 Reads
4 Citations
1.440 Impact Factor

Vitritis in the contralateral uninjected eye following intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin).

Int Ophthalmol 2008 Dec 13;28(6):425-7. Epub 2007 Oct 13.

Neuroscience Department, Ophthalmology Section, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-007-9152-8DOI Listing
December 2008
9 Reads
1 Citation

Intravitreal micronized triamcinolone versus triamcinolone acetonide: a clinical and morphological comparative study.

Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 2008 Jan-Mar;21(1):181-8

Department of Molecular Pathology and Innovative Therapies, Histology, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy.

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June 2008
8 Reads
2.510 Impact Factor

Favourable response to infliximab in a case of bilateral refractory Mooren's ulcer.

Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2007 Dec;35(9):871-3

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December 2007
9 Reads
4 Citations
1.953 Impact Factor

Photodynamic treatment versus photodynamic treatment associated with systemic steroids for idiopathic choroidal neovascularisation.

Br J Ophthalmol 2007 May 3;91(5):620-3. Epub 2007 Jan 3.

Neuroscience Department, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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May 2007
10 Reads
4 Citations
2.980 Impact Factor

Incidence of glaucoma in patients with uveitis.

J Glaucoma 2004 Dec;13(6):461-5

Department of Ophthalmology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, UK.

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December 2004
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16 Citations
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Cesare Mariotti
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Alfonso Giovannini

Polytechnic University of Marche

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Ilir Arapi
Ilir Arapi

Polytechnic University of Marche

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Carl P Herbort
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