Talisa de Carlo, MD
Instructor/Fellow, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine (2016)
Internship:
  • University of Hawaii Program (2017)
Residency:
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Program, Ophthalmology (2020)
Languages: English
Department: Ophthalmology

Professional Titles

  • Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow

Recognition & Awards

  • Resident of the Year, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences (2019)
    This award is given each year to one resident or fellow in the UIC hospital system. “The resident of the year is presented to a resident who continuously contributes to the delivery of world class patient care, regularly shows good judgment and initiative, goes above and beyond performance expectations, demonstrates a willingness to become more efficient and effective when providing patient care and consistently acts as a role model for the hospital."
  • Norman P. Blair Resident Research Award, University of Illinois (2019)
  • Resident Advocacy Ambassador Program, Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (2019)
  • Beem Fisher Award, Chicago Ophthalmological Society (2018)
  • VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation Research Award, VitreoRetinal Surgery, PA (2017)
  • William Dameshek Undergraduate Research Award, Tufts University School of Medicine (2016)
  • Retina Research Foundation/Joseph M. and Eula C. Lawrence Travel Grant, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (2015)
  • Suffolk District Medical Society Medical Student Scholarship, Suffolk District Medical Society (2014)
  • TruFit Good Citizens Scholarship, Citizens Bank (2013)
  • Harold Williams Summer Research Fellowship, Tufts University School of Medicine (2012)

Publications

  • de Carlo TE, Zahid S, Bohm KJ, Chan RVP, Lim JI, Mieler WF. Simulating vascular leakage on optical coherence tomography angiography using an overlay technique with corresponding thickness maps. Br J Ophthalmol. 2020 Apr;104(4):514-517. PubMed PMID: 31278146
  • Moysidis SN, Koulisis N, Rodger DC, Chao JR, Leng T, de Carlo T, Burkemper B, Ediriwickrema LS, George MS, Jiang Y, Bohm KJ, Gulati S, Torres RJ, Meallet MA, Moshfeghi AA, Flynn HW Jr, Mieler WF, Williams GA, Humayun MS, Eliott D. Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle Injuries to the Eye and Ocular Adnexa: The Management of Complex Trauma. Ophthalmol Retina. 2019 Mar;3(3):258-269. PubMed PMID: 31014704
  • de Carlo TE, Kokame GT, Kaneko KN, Lian R, Lai JC, Wee R. SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY OF DETECTING POLYPOIDAL CHOROIDAL VASCULOPATHY WITH EN FACE OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY AND OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY. Retina. 2019 Jul;39(7):1343-1352. PubMed PMID: 29561386
  • de Carlo TE, Zahid S, MacIntosh PW. Optic Nerve Head Edema in a Healthy Man in His 20s. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Apr 1;137(4):455-456. PubMed PMID: 30703199
  • de Carlo T, Lim JI. Macular Vitelliform-Like Lesion in an Eye With Chronic Retinal Detachment. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 Nov 1;136(11):1303-1304. PubMed PMID: 30193326
  • de Carlo TE, Waheed NK, Sridhar J, Ferrara D. Application of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography to Retinal Disease. J Ophthalmol. 2018;2018:5490592. PubMed PMID: 30159165
  • de Carlo TE, Kokame GT, Shantha JG, Lai JC, Wee R. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography for the Diagnosis and Evaluation of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy. Ophthalmologica. 2018;239(2-3):103-109. PubMed PMID: 29227980
  • Lee B, Novais EA, Waheed NK, Adhi M, de Carlo TE, Cole ED, Moult EM, Choi W, Lane M, Baumal CR, Duker JS, Fujimoto JG. En Face Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography Measurement of Total Retinal Blood Flow in Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Mar 1;135(3):244-251. PubMed PMID: 28196198
  • Choi W, Waheed NK, Moult EM, Adhi M, Lee B, De Carlo T, Jayaraman V, Baumal CR, Duker JS, Fujimoto JG. ULTRAHIGH SPEED SWEPT SOURCE OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY OF RETINAL AND CHORIOCAPILLARIS ALTERATIONS IN DIABETIC PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT RETINOPATHY. Retina. 2017 Jan;37(1):11-21. PubMed PMID: 27557084
  • Louzada RN, de Carlo TE, Adhi M, Novais EA, Durbin MK, Cole E, Lane M, Moghimi O, Arya M, Filho MB, Witkin AJ, Baumal CR, Ávila M, Duker JS, Waheed NK. Optical coherence tomography angiography artifacts in retinal pigment epithelial detachment. Can J Ophthalmol. 2017 Aug;52(4):419-424. PubMed PMID: 28774527
  • Gill A, Cole ED, Novais EA, Louzada RN, de Carlo T, Duker JS, Waheed NK, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ. Visualization of changes in the foveal avascular zone in both observed and treated diabetic macular edema using optical coherence tomography angiography. Int J Retina Vitreous. 2017;3:19. PubMed PMID: 28642823
  • Alasil T, Munoz N, Keane PA, Tufail A, Coady PA, Novais E, de Carlo TE, Baumal CR, Waheed NK, Duker JS, Adelman RA. Characteristics and racial variations of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy in tertiary centers in the United States and United Kingdom. Int J Retina Vitreous. 2017;3:9. PubMed PMID: 28428893
  • Salz DA, de Carlo TE, Adhi M, Moult E, Choi W, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ, Duker JS, Fujimoto JG, Waheed NK. Select Features of Diabetic Retinopathy on Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiography Compared With Fluorescein Angiography and Normal Eyes. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun 1;134(6):644-50. PubMed PMID: 27055248
  • Adhi M, Filho MA, Louzada RN, Kuehlewein L, de Carlo TE, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ, Sadda SR, Sarraf D, Reichel E, Duker JS, Waheed NK. Retinal Capillary Network and Foveal Avascular Zone in Eyes with Vein Occlusion and Fellow Eyes Analyzed With Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Jul 1;57(9):OCT486-94. PubMed PMID: 27442342
  • Muakkassa NW, de Carlo TE, Choudhry N, Duker JS, Baumal CR. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Findings in Coats' Disease. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Jul 1;47(7):632-5. PubMed PMID: 27434894
  • Inoue M, Jung JJ, Balaratnasingam C, Dansingani KK, Dhrami-Gavazi E, Suzuki M, de Carlo TE, Shahlaee A, Klufas MA, El Maftouhi A, Duker JS, Ho AC, Maftouhi MQ, Sarraf D, Freund KB. A Comparison Between Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography and Fluorescein Angiography for the Imaging of Type 1 Neovascularization. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Jul 1;57(9):OCT314-23. PubMed PMID: 27409488
  • Szelog JT, Bonini Filho MA, Lally DR, de Carlo TE, Duker JS. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography for Detecting Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Choroidal Osteoma. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Jan;47(1):69-72. PubMed PMID: 26731212
  • de Carlo TE, Rosenblatt A, Goldstein M, Baumal CR, Loewenstein A, Duker JS. Vascularization of Irregular Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments in Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Evaluated With OCT Angiography. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Feb;47(2):128-33. PubMed PMID: 26878445
  • de Carlo TE, Adhi M, Salz DA, Joseph T, Waheed NK, Seddon JM, Duker JS, Reichel E. Analysis of Choroidal and Retinal Vasculature in Inherited Retinal Degenerations Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Feb;47(2):120-7. PubMed PMID: 26878444
  • de Carlo TE, Bonini Filho MA, Baumal CR, Reichel E, Rogers A, Witkin AJ, Duker JS, Waheed NK. Evaluation of Preretinal Neovascularization in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Feb;47(2):115-9. PubMed PMID: 26878443
  • de Carlo TE, Chin AT, Joseph T, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ, Duker JS, Waheed NK. Distinguishing Diabetic Macular Edema From Capillary Nonperfusion Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Feb;47(2):108-14. PubMed PMID: 26878442
  • Liang MC, de Carlo TE, Baumal CR, Reichel E, Waheed NK, Duker JS, Witkin AJ. CORRELATION OF SPECTRAL DOMAIN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY AND CLINICAL ACTIVITY IN NEOVASCULAR AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION. Retina. 2016 Dec;36(12):2265-2273. PubMed PMID: 27285456
  • de Carlo TE, Duker JS. Reply. Retina. 2016 Aug;36(8):e77-8. PubMed PMID: 27388740
  • Chin AT, Bonini Filho MA, de Carlo TE, Adhi M, Duker JS. Outer Retinal Changes Preceding Secondary Macular Hole Formation Years After Vitreomacular Traction Release Demonstrated on Spectral-Domain OCT. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Sep;46(8):880-2. PubMed PMID: 26431305
  • Baumal CR, de Carlo TE, Waheed NK, Salz DA, Witkin AJ, Duker JS. Sequential Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiography for Diagnosis and Treatment of Choroidal Neovascularization in Multifocal Choroiditis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep;133(9):1087-90. PubMed PMID: 26111344
  • Kuehlewein L, Bansal M, Lenis TL, Iafe NA, Sadda SR, Bonini Filho MA, De Carlo TE, Waheed NK, Duker JS, Sarraf D. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of Type 1 Neovascularization in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Oct;160(4):739-48.e2. PubMed PMID: 26164826
  • de Castro-Abeger AH, de Carlo TE, Duker JS, Baumal CR. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Compared to Fluorescein Angiography in Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Nov-Dec;46(10):1052-4. PubMed PMID: 26599250
  • Kuehlewein L, Dansingani KK, de Carlo TE, Bonini Filho MA, Iafe NA, Lenis TL, Freund KB, Waheed NK, Duker JS, Sadda SR, Sarraf D. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY OF TYPE 3 NEOVASCULARIZATION SECONDARY TO AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION. Retina. 2015 Nov;35(11):2229-35. PubMed PMID: 26502007
  • de Carlo TE, Chin AT, Bonini Filho MA, Adhi M, Branchini L, Salz DA, Baumal CR, Crawford C, Reichel E, Witkin AJ, Duker JS, Waheed NK. DETECTION OF MICROVASCULAR CHANGES IN EYES OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETES BUT NOT CLINICAL DIABETIC RETINOPATHY USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY. Retina. 2015 Nov;35(11):2364-70. PubMed PMID: 26469537
  • Muakkassa NW, Chin AT, de Carlo T, Klein KA, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ, Duker JS, Waheed NK. CHARACTERIZING THE EFFECT OF ANTI-VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR THERAPY ON TREATMENT-NAIVE CHOROIDAL NEOVASCULARIZATION USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY. Retina. 2015 Nov;35(11):2252-9. PubMed PMID: 26457400
  • Bonini Filho MA, Adhi M, de Carlo TE, Ferrara D, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ, Reichel E, Kuehlewein L, Sadda SR, Sarraf D, Duker JS, Waheed NK. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY IN RETINAL ARTERY OCCLUSION. Retina. 2015 Nov;35(11):2339-46. PubMed PMID: 26457398
  • de Carlo TE, Bonini Filho MA, Adhi M, Duker JS. RETINAL AND CHOROIDAL VASCULATURE IN BIRDSHOT CHORIORETINOPATHY ANALYZED USING SPECTRAL DOMAIN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY. Retina. 2015 Nov;35(11):2392-9. PubMed PMID: 26352557
  • de Carlo TE, Salz DA, Waheed NK, Baumal CR, Duker JS, Witkin AJ. Visualization of the Retinal Vasculature Using Wide-Field Montage Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Jun;46(6):611-6. PubMed PMID: 26172062
  • de Carlo TE, Bonini Filho MA, Chin AT, Adhi M, Ferrara D, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ, Reichel E, Duker JS, Waheed NK. Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography angiography of choroidal neovascularization. Ophthalmology. 2015 Jun;122(6):1228-38. PubMed PMID: 25795476
  • Choi W, Moult EM, Waheed NK, Adhi M, Lee B, Lu CD, de Carlo TE, Jayaraman V, Rosenfeld PJ, Duker JS, Fujimoto JG. Ultrahigh-Speed, Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Nonexudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration with Geographic Atrophy. Ophthalmology. 2015 Dec;122(12):2532-44. PubMed PMID: 26481819
  • Bonini Filho MA, de Carlo TE, Ferrara D, Adhi M, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ, Reichel E, Duker JS, Waheed NK. Association of Choroidal Neovascularization and Central Serous Chorioretinopathy With Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Aug;133(8):899-906. PubMed PMID: 25996386
  • de Carlo TE, Romano A, Waheed NK, Duker JS. A review of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA). Int J Retina Vitreous. 2015;1:5. PubMed PMID: 27847598
  • de Carlo TE, Adhi M, Lu CD, Duker JS, Fujimoto JG, Waheed NK. Ultra-High Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging of Unilateral Drusen in a 31 Year Old Woman. Clin Med Rev Case Rep. 2015;2(5). PubMed PMID: 27398405
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Practice Locations

UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center
1675 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2020

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology
Clinical Interests
Vitreoretinal surgery

Care Philosophy
I believe in treating the patient, not just the disease. I treat patients with respect and equality.

Personal Interests
I enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, and playing soccer in my free time.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine (2016)
Internships:
  • University of Hawaii Program (2017)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Program, Ophthalmology (2020)
Languages: English
Department: Ophthalmology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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