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Nyx Endress

nyx.endress@gmail.com | (980) 886-3369 | Phoenix, AZ



Ophthalmologist at Mayo Clinic, AZJun 2022 - Present

  • Trained over 100 medical students in ophthalmology.
  • Performed over 1,000 cataract surgeries.
  • Led a team of 5 surgeons in performing vision correction surgery on 50 patients.
  • Successfully treated 500 cases of glaucoma.
  • Authored 3 papers published in leading ophthalmology journals.
  • Presented at 10 national and international conferences.

Ophthalmology Resident at Banner Health, AZJul 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Trained under some of the most renowned ophthalmologists in the country.
  • Attended over 300 surgeries.
  • Conducted 50 independent eye examinations.
  • Presented research findings at 3 national conferences.
  • Authored 2 papers that were published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Won an award for best resident research project.

Ophthalmology Fellow at John C. Lincoln Health Network, AZSep 2015 - Jun 2019

  • Trained 5 ophthalmology residents.
  • Led 3 departmental committees.
  • Published 12 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Gave 25 presentations at national conferences.
  • Performed 1,000 surgeries.


Doctor of Medicine in Ophthalmology at University of ArizonaAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to conduct a comprehensive ophthalmic examination, how to interpret the findings, and how to formulate a diagnosis and management plan.


  • Medical knowledge
  • Ocular anatomy and physiology
  • Pathology of the eye
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Surgical skills
  • Communication skills

Maimouna Nicola

maimouna.nicola@gmail.com | (514) 908-9906 | Ridgeland, MS



Ophthalmologist at Mississippi Eyecare Associates, MSApr 2022 - Present

  • Performed over 500 successful cataract surgeries.
  • Corrected vision for hundreds of patients with glasses or contact lenses.
  • Trained other ophthalmologists in new surgical techniques.
  • Wrote a textbook on ocular anatomy and physiology.
  • Presented at international conferences on the latest advancements in eye surgery.

Ophthalmology Resident at Deen-Gross Eye Centers, MSAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 3 residents in completing over 200 patient evaluations in the emergency room over the course of one month.
  • Managed and operated on 20 cataract patients independently, with positive outcomes for all procedures.
  • Trained 5 new ophthalmology residents on proper examination techniques and diagnostic methods.
  • Assisted senior surgeons in 15 retina surgeries, gaining valuable experience in this complex area of ophthalmology.
  • Presented research findings at 2 national conferences, highlighting work completed on novel treatments for macular degeneration.

Ophthalmology Fellow at Ophthalmology Associates of Mississippi, MSAug 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Led a study that resulted in a new surgical technique for treating macular degeneration – this technique is now used by surgeons worldwide.
  • Conducted research that led to the development of a new medication for glaucoma – this medication is now on the market and helping patients all over the world.
  • Wrote groundbreaking paper on the treatment of diabetic retinopathy – this paper has been cited hundreds of times by other researchers.
  • Trained dozens of ophthalmology residents in advanced surgical techniques – many of these residents have gone on to become successful surgeons themselves.
  • Helped develop an innovative program to provide free eye care services to underserved populations in developing countries.


Doctor of Medicine in Ophthalmology at University of Mississippi School of MedicineAug 2010 - May 2015

Some skills I've learned are: how to take care of patients, how to communicate with patients, how to do research, and how to teach.


  • Ocular anatomy
  • Ocular physiology
  • Visual acuity testing
  • Refraction
  • Slit lamp examination
  • Tonometry (measuring intraocular pressure)

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