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Dr. Donald D'Amico, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Read his story
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Dr. D'Amico's bio
This content was provided by Dr. D'Amico "Donald J. D'Amico, MD, Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Ophthalmologist-in-Chief at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of vitreoretinal surgery. He assumed the Chair at Weill Cornell in 2006 after his longstanding positions at Harvard Medical School as Professor of Ophthalmology, and as Associate Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of the Diabetic Unit at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, he completed his residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He completed his fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, followed by selection as Chief Resident in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary prior to joining the Harvard faculty. Dr. D'Amico has published over 175 articles on vitreoretinal diseases and has co-edited two books covering comprehensive retinal themes. He has participated as a principal investigator or co-investigator in many clinical trials and laboratory investigations. His major interests include: vitreoretinal surgery; diabetic retinopathy; macular degeneration; experimental lasers and other technologies for the surgical treatment of vitreoretinal disorders such as retinal detachment, macular holes and epiretinal membranes; and endophthalmitis and intravitreal drug therapy. As attending physician specializing in the care of patients with vitreoretinal disorders at the Weill Cornell Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. D'Amico also provides direct instruction of medical students, ophthalmology residents, and retina fellows. In this role he has twice received the Teacher of the Year Award given by the residents of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. D'Amico is a distinguished national and international lecturer and is the recipient of many honors, including the Honor Award and the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He serves on the board of four major journals, and is highly active in professional societies. He is a past President of the Retina Society, and is the immediate past President of the prestigious international retinal organization Club Jules Gonin. Donald J. D'Amico, M.D., Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Ophthalmologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, discusses diabetic retinopathy, a retina disorder caused by complications of diabetes."
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Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
Hypotony of Eye
Progressive High Myopia
Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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Undergraduate School | Graduated
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School | Graduated 1977
Michael Reese Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School
Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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