Dr. Gabrielle Turski was born in St. Louis, USA. She has resided both in Europe and the US. She completed her medical training at Charles University, Second Faculty of Medicine in Prague, Czech Republic and belonged consistently to their Top 10% medical students. She joined the University Eye Hospital Bonn in Germany where she completed her residency in ophthalmology. During her training, she also worked as a physician scientist at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases Bonn (DZNE) focusing on retinal changes in early stages of neurodegenerative diseases, including different forms of dementias and ataxias. She received both German and subsequently European Board Certifications in Ophthalmology. Prior to joining the University of Washington as the new Uveitis fellow, she completed a Medical Retina fellowship at Duke University School of Medicine. Her goal is to become a retina specialist focusing on medical and surgical care of patients with vitreoretinal diseases and uveitis. Outside of medicine, she enjoys traveling, painting and fitness/sports.

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