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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

Douglas R. Lazzaro, MD

Vice Chair for Operations and Interim Chief, Bellevue Hospital

Christina R. Prescott, MD, PhD

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

Joel S. Schuman, MD

Elaine Langone Professor and Vice Chair for Research

Shukti Chakravarti, PhD

Director, Basic Science Research

Vaidehi S. Dedania, MD

Director, Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship Program

Zachary Elkin, MD

Director, Medical Student Education

Himani Goyal, MD

Chief of Service, Woodhull Hospital

Ilyse Haberman, MD

Director, Alumni Relations and Surgical Scholar

Eleanore T. Kim, MD

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead

Joseph F. Panarelli, MD

Director, Glaucoma Fellowship Program and Chief of Glaucoma Service

Gadi Wollstein, MD

Director, Resident Research Education

Kenneth Wald, MD

Chief of Retina Service