Steven J. Gedde, MD is Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice Chairman of Education at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr Gedde completed his residency training in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident. His clinical glaucoma fellowship was done at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Gedde has lectured nationally and internationally. He has authored or coauthored more than 250 articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He serves on the Editorial Boards for Ophthalmology, Journal of Academic Ophthalmology, EyeNet, Ocular Surgery News, Ophthalmology Management, and EyeWorld. Dr. Gedde has been listed among Best Doctors in America since 2005, and he received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award in 2006 and Se-nior Achievement Award in 2012. He has served as the Residency Program Director at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute since 1999, and he was selected as the Excellence in Health Care Educator of the Year in 2009. Dr. Gedde is also a study chairman for the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (TVT) Study and Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (PTVT) Study, multicenter randomized clinical trials comparing tube shunt surgery with trabeculectomy.