Durango: 970.828.2200
Farmington: 505.516.1220

Getting to know the Physicians at Southwest Retina

Moss J. Fenberg, MD

Moss J. Fenberg, MD

Dr. Fenberg received his Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University with undergraduate emphases in Psychology and Sociology. His medical degree was obtained from Wake Forest University School of Medicine where he was distinguished as an Academic Merit Scholar, a North Carolina Board of Governor's Medical Scholar, and U.S Schweitzer Fellowship Recipient. At the conclusion of his doctoral studies he completed both his Transitional Internship and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Missouri Health Sciences Center. He then completed a two-year vitreoretinal disease and surgery fellowship at Boston Medical Center with Boston University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Fenberg has been active in both clinical and basic science research throughout his training, presenting his findings at regional and national ophthalmology meetings. His research interests have included stem cell therapy in Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Retinal Prosthesis (Artificial Silicone Retina) implantation in Retinitis Pigmentosa, Intraocular Lens complications after vitreoretinal surgery, outcomes of Candida Endophthalmitis (intraocular fungal infection), and anti-angiogenesis treatment of Macular Degeneration.

Dr. Fenberg specializes in treating all medical and surgical diseases of the retina, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, retinal vascular disease, choroidal melanoma, uveitis, ophthalmic trauma, and complications of cataract surgery. 

Dr. Fenberg is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, The American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. He has a deep interest in preventable blindness and humanitarian mission work around the world. During his medical training he travelled to Addis Abba, Ethiopia with the World Health Organization-sponsored 'Project African Vision' where he assisted in the restoration of vision among Ethiopians with ophthalmic disease.

He and his wife are the parents of five daughters and a son. They love living, working, and raising their family in the beautiful Southwest. Dr. Fenberg's non-clinical interests include backpacking, river rafting, racquet sports, history, and international relations.

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