GlobeChek Names Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, to its Optometry Scientific Board


Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary

VERO BEACH, Fla.—GlobeChek has appointed Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO as chairman of the GlobeChek Optometry Scientific Board. Dr. Rafieetary served as associate professor and chief of advanced ocular disease at the Southern College of Optometry until he joined Charles Retina Institute in 1996. He has received several awards including the SCO Faculty of the Year, ADA’s National Achievement of Distinction Award, and the Tennessee Associations of Optometric Physician’s Optometrist of the Year. Dr. Rafieetary has served on the board of several professional organizations including the Church Health Center and the American Diabetes Association.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society, and is certified by the American Board Optometry and the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry.

Dr. Rafieetary is published in numerous professional publications and lectures extensively on the subject of diseases of the eye with emphasis on conditions of the retina and vitreous. He was awarded the National ADA Award Achievement of Distinction in 2004.

Dr. Rafieetary is licensed to practice optometry in the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky and Texas.

GlobeChek is a comprehensive tele-ophthalmology system that allows doctors to evaluate patients’ eyes and discuss the results with them remotely. The eye tests are performed by a technician using diagnostic instruments housed in a globe shaped kiosk.