Education & Training

Medical School

State University of New York at Buffalo



  • Erie County Medical Center



  • Albany Medical College


American Board of Ophthalmology


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Academic Information

Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology (Oculoplastics, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery)

Research Interests

  • Eyelid and orbital tumors
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Tearing

Areas of Expertise

  • Reconstruction of Eyelid (tumors and trauma)
  • Diagnosis and reconstruction of orbit (tumors and trauma)
  • Repair of ptosis (droopy lids), entropion, ectropion (malposition of lids)
  • Mid-face cosmetic surgery
  • Management of tearing conditions
  • Re-animation of paralyzed eyelids
  • Orbital and/or eyelid surgery for thyroid eye disease

Awards & Honors

  • American Board of Ophthalmology Certificate for Outstanding Contribution
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Examiner
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors Award and Senior Achievement Award
  • Elected Member of American Ophthalmological Society (Oldest and most prestigious professional organization)
  • Has been invited as a Visiting Professor to speak at National and International Conferences and Universities


  • Listed in various publications such as America's Best Doctor, Top Plastic Surgeons, Best Ophthalmologists, Men of Achievement, Who's Who in Health Care, etc.