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Robert Frederick Lorenzen, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Lorenzen has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of ophthalmology

    PARADISE VALLEY, AZ, October 15, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert Frederick Lorenzen, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Lorenzen celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having accrued over 65 years of expertise as an ophthalmologist in the area of Phoenix, Dr. Lorenzen has affiliated with various hospitals since 1953, including Saint Joseph's Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital, the Good Samaritan Hospital, and the Surgical Eye Center of Arizona. Throughout his career, he has played an instrumental role with various organizations, serving as a member of the board of directors for the Saint Vincent de Paul Eye Clinic and the Rockefeller and Abbe Prentice Eye Institute of Saint Luke's Hospital as the chairman of the board of trustees. He also served as the president of the Ophthalmic Sciences Foundation. A writer in his field, Dr. Lorenzen also contributed to Arizona Medicine, the scientific journal of the Arizona Medical Association, by twice serving as the publication's editor-in-chief between 1963 and 1970.

An alumnus of Duke University, Dr. Lorenzen received both a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Medicine in 1948. Moreover, he obtained a Master of Science at Tulane University in 1953. Additional educational pursuits to Dr. Lorenzen's credit include an internship at the Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago between 1948 and 1949, a residency at Duke University Medical Center between 1949 and 1951 and a second residency at Tulane University between 1951 and 1953.

Dr. Lorenzen is an elected fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the International College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Pan American Association of Ophthalmology. Active with numerous other industry-related organizations, he notably served as a member past president of the Arizona Ophthalmology Society, member and former two-time board of directors of the Arizona Medical Association and member and former secretary of the house of delegates and trustee of the American Association of Ophthalmology. In 1974, Dr. Lorenzen was named to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonel. That same year, he also received a Gold Headed Cane Award. A celebrated Marquis listee, he has been featured in approximately 60 editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the West, and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Robert Frederick Lorenzen, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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