Ocular Oncology: A Simple Tech Solution To a Faster Diagnosis – Dr. Rubens Belfort

Ocular Oncology: A Simple Tech Solution To a Faster Diagnosis – Dr. Rubens Belfort

In this episode, Dr. Rubens Belfort talks about OncoPhone: A simple, free, easy-to-access service for regional ophthalmologists who require clinical advice about suspected ocular cancers. Dr. Belfort explains why he pioneered this initiative in the field of ocular oncology in Brazil, how the initiative has been received, how it has helped ophthalmologists and patients, and how others can do the same for other rare ocular diseases.

  • How WhatsApp has improved patient care in ocular oncology
  • Pushing the envelope to provide better patient care
  • Adapting to telemedicine
  • The need for rapid consultation in ocular oncology and beyond


About the Guest:

  • Affiliate Professor of Ophthalmology – Federal University of São Paulo / Escola Paulista de Medicina
  • Head of the Ocular Oncology Service at Escola Paulista de Medicina 2011-2016
  • President, Pan-American Ocular Oncology Society 2016-2018
  • Director “Centro de Oncologia Ocular” 2015-2019
  • Director “Amazon Ocular Oncology Center” 2013-2018

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