Dr. Michael D Abramoff, MD, PhD is a board-certified ophthalmologist who founded IDx, LLC in 2010 to develop an automated diagnostic platform for eye diseases and other health conditions. In 2018, IDx-DR became the first FDA-cleared autonomous, AI-based diagnostic system intended for use in the front lines of healthcare. Dr. Abramoff is a practicing ophthalmologist and professor at the University of Iowa, where he teaches in the medical school, Biomedical Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering departments. He is the inventor of 16 issued patents and applications, editor of the scientific journals Investigations in Ophthalmology and Visual Science (IOVS), and Nature Scientific Reports, past editor of IEEE Transactions in Medical Imaging (TMI), and past Program Chair for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting.
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