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About the Department of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology Leadership

Ophthalmology Leadership

NYU Langone’s Department of Ophthalmology leaders are outstanding educators, researchers, and clinicians.

Our Leadership

Kathryn A. Colby, MD, PhD

Elisabeth J. Cohen, MD Professor and Chair

Elisabeth J. Cohen, MD

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Advisor to Three Year Pathway Students

Douglas R. Lazzaro, MD

Vice Chair for Operations

Christina R. Prescott, MD, PhD

Vice Chair for Education, Chief of Cornea, and Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program

Andrea Blitzer, MD

Associate Program Director, Ophthalmology Residency

Shukti Chakravarti, PhD

Director, Basic Science Research and Interim Vice Chair for Research

Vaidehi S. Dedania, MD

Director, Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship Program

Zachary Elkin, MD

Director, Medical Student Education

Himani Goyal, MD

Chief of Service, Bellevue Hospital

Ilyse Haberman, MD

Director, Alumni Relations and Surgical Scholar

Eleanore T. Kim, MD

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead

Joseph F. Panarelli, MD

Chief of Glaucoma Service

Andrew M. Prince, MD

Advocacy Ambassador

Manjool Shah, MD

Program Director, Glaucoma Fellowship

Kenneth Wald, MD

Chief of Retina Service

Gadi Wollstein, MD

Director, Resident Research Education