159 E. Second St.
Chillicothe, OH 45601
740-773-6347
Our Physician

Dr. Stephen E. Demick DR. STEPHEN E. DEMICK, M.D.
Specialty — Comprehensive Ophthalmology.
Board Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology, 11/20/1994.

EDUCATION:

  • B.S. Chemistry, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, 05/1984
  • M.D., University of Illinois, 05/1988
  • Transitional Internship, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, 7/1988-6/1989
  • Ophthalmology Residency, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 7/1989-6/1992

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE:

  • Physician, Southern Ohio Eye Associates, Chillicothe, Ohio 5/1996-present
  • Staff Ophthalmologist, USAF Medical Center, Keesler AFB, MS, 8/1992-7/1995 and USAF Medical Center, Wright —Patterson AFB, OH 8/1995-10/1996
  • Director, Ophthalmology Services, USAF Medical Center-Keesler, 9/1994-7/1995
  • Emergency Physician, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 4/1990-7/1992

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:


James Scholar Honors Program for independent study, University of Illinois, 9/1985- 6/1988, investigating a suspected endogenous ligand for the benzodiazepine receptor.

PUBLICATIONS:


Crouse, CA, Pflugfolder, SC, Cleary, T., Demick, SE, and Atheron, SS: Detection of Herpes viral genomes in normal human incrimal glands, J Clin Microblot 28(5): 569-81, 1990
Demick, SE, et al: Field defects in diabetic patients (letter to the editor), Ophthalmology 99(1): 1-3, 1992

PRESENTATIONS:

  • "Corneal Epithelial Opacities Associated with Oral Ciprotloxacin", Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons meeting, Dayton, OH, 4/1995
  • "Corneal Epithelial Opacities Associated with Oral Ciprotloxacin" Poster, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 10/1995

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatric and Intemal Medicine residencies, USAF Medical Center-Keesler AFB, MS, 8/1992-7/1995, Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine residencies, USAF Medical Center-Wright —Patterson AFB, OH 8/1995-10/1996
  • Volunteer Surgical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Cincinnati VA Medical Center in affiliation with the University of Cincinnati Ophthalmology residency, 11/1995-5/1996

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • With Highest Honors graduate of Wheaton College, 5/1984
  • USAF Health Professions Scholarship recipient, 4/1984
  • McGraw—Hill Book Award, 5/1985
  • James Scholar Honors Program for Independent Study, 9/1985
  • University of Illinois Department of Medicine Literature Research Award, 4/1986
  • Lange Publishing Award, 1987
  • Ishiyaku Euro-American Book Award, 1987
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1987

ORGANIZATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Society of Military Ophthalmologists
  • Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Wheaton College Scholastic Honor Society
  • Christian Ophthalmology Society
  • Christian Medical-Dental Society (local chapter student President, 1986)
  • References available upon request
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