Ophthalmology Fellowships

Fellowships at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) are offered in numerous ophthalmic subspecialties, including cornea and external diseaseglaucoma, retinauveitis, and ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Our highly competitive programs strive to provide trainees with a diverse range of clinical, surgical, and research opportunities. Strong faculty mentorship and exposure to a diverse patient population and a wide breadth of pathologies, are some of the many strengths of our fellowships. At NYEE, our goal is to ensure that our fellows have the best possible training experience so they can become future leaders in the field of ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology Fellows

Vitreo-Retinal

Richard Kaplan, MD
College: George Washington University; Medical School: College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University; Residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Brittany Powell, MD
College: University of North Carolina; Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego

Jerome Giovinazzo, MD
College: Amherst College; Medical School: New York University School of Medicine; Residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Michael Jansen, MD
College: The University of Texas at Austin-McCombs School of Business; Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine; Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus  

Philip Tenzel, MD
College: University of Florida; Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Uveitis and Ocular Immunology

Gaurav Chandra, MD
College: Duke University; Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine; Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Cynthia Tung, MD
College: Cornell University; Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine; Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch

Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery     

Isi Esquenazi, MD
College: University of Florida; Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine; Residency: Baylor College of Medicine

Ashwinee Ragam, MD
College: The College of New Jersey; Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School; Residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Glaucoma

Adam Botwinick, MD
College: Brandeis University; Medical School: New York University School of Medicine; Residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Kunjal Modi, MD
College: Carnegie Mellon University; Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Residency: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School