Alice T. Epitropoulos MD, FACS is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in refractive and cataract surgery. She is a native of Columbus, Ohio. She is a founding member and proud to be a part of The Eye Center of Columbus, an innovative affiliation of more than 80 ophthalmologists located in the Arena District in Downtown Columbus.
Dr. Epitropoulos also serves as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at The Ohio State University. Epitropoulos received her bachelor's degree in Nursing and her medical degree both from The Ohio State University. She completed her internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital and returned to The Ohio State University for her residency in ophthalmology where she served as Chief Resident. She serves as an editor for the Journal of Refractive Surgery and is a member on ASCRS Instrumentation and IOL Subcommittee. Dr Epitropoulos is also Co-Founder, Treasurer & Board Member CEDARS/ASPENS, a not-for-profit Society of anterior segment surgeon educators whose mission is to expand the knowledge of ophthalmic surgery and foster excellence in patient care through clinical experience, peer-to-peer exchange and practice education. In partnership with the medical community, CEDARS/ASPENS defines and shapes the future of corneal, cataract, and refractive management through Innovation, Collaboration, and Education.
She won the “Outstanding Woman in Technology” award in 2008 from Tech Columbus for the patent that she developed on the EpiGlare tester. The product was launched at the 2015 AAO and is used in the evaluation of cataract patients.
Dr Epitropoulos speaks and teaches nationally and internationally on cataract and refractive surgery and innovations in ocular surface disease. She is actively engaged in clinical research and clinical trials to evaluate new technology.
Dr Epitropoulos also serves as one of the team physicians for the Columbus Blue Jackets. She served as a member on NBC-4 Health Team for 10 years