Curriculum Vitae

  • University of California, San Diego - School of Medicine
    • Research Assistant - Department of Pharmacology, 1979 - 1980
    • Teaching Assistant - Department of Science, Technology and Public Affairs, 1980
    • Teaching Assistant - Department of Biology, 1979
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Cullen Eye Institute, Houston, Texas Research Fellow in Ocular Microbiology, 1983 - 1984
  • The Mackool Eye Institute, Astoria, New York Associate Ophthalmologist, 1989 - present
  • Cabrini Medical Center, New York, New York Attending Staff – Department of Ophthalmology, 1989 – 2008
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, New York, New York Attending Staff - Department of Ophthalmology, 1989 – 2010
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York Associate Adjunct - Department of Ophthalmology, 1989 - present
  • Chelsea Eye & Cosmetic Surgery Associates - New York, New York Founding Partner, Private Practice - 1989 - present

Education

  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire – Exchange Program, 1978
  • University of California, San Diego - Revelle College, La Jolla, California - Bachelor of Arts - Magna Cum Laude, 1980
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas - Doctor of Medicine, 1983
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, New York, New York - Transitional Internship, 1984 - 1985
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York - Ophthalmology Residency, 1985 - 1988
  • Project ORBIS, New York, New York - Staff Ophthalmologist and Fellow in International Ophthalmology, 1988 – 1989

Educational Honors

  • Provost’s Honor List - University of California, San Diego – Revelle College, all quarters, 1976-1980
  • Citation of Distinguished Merit in Chemistry - Dartmouth College, 1978
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1979
  • Provost’s Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement - University of California, San Diego - Revelle College, 1980
  • Scholastic Honors - Baylor College of Medicine, 1980-1983

Employment

  • Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology, PLLC - New York, New York Founding Partner, Private Practice - 1989 – present

Professional Affiliations

  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York Associate Adjunct - Department of Ophthalmology, 1989 - present
  • American Medical Association - Member, 1981 - present 
  • Medical Society of the State of New York - Member, 1984 - present
  • New York County Medical Society - Member, 1984 – present
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology - Fellow, 1985 - present
  • American College of Surgeons – Fellow, 1995- present
  • American Society of Refractive Surgery - Member, 1996 - present
  • New York State Ophthalmological Society, Inc. Member, 1996 - present
  • Physician’s Research Network - Notebook Editorial Faculty, 1997 - present
  • International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 1999- Present
  • NY Keratorefractive Society - President, 2007- 2009 - Member, 2003-present
  • Pan American Association of Ophthalmology - Member, 2008 – present

Board Certification

  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1997

Other Certifications

  • Infection Control #H29925, 1994
  • Summit Excimer Laser, 1996
  • VISX Excimer Laser, 1997
  • Chiron LASIK Microkeratome, 1998
  • Nidek Excimer Laser, 1999
  • Intralase, 2003

Foreign Language

  • Fluent in verbal and written Spanish

LICENSURES

  • State of New York Physician License, 1984 - present
  • State of Texas Physician License, 1984 - present
  • US Drug Enforcement Administration, 1984 - present
  • State of California Physician License, 1988 - present
  • State of New Jersey Physician License, 1989 - present
  • NJ Controlled Dangerous Substances, 1996 - present
  • Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology, May 1997 – present

 

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