New York, NY (June 2012) - Founded in 1820, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEE) continues a great educational tradition with a Commencement Ceremony for residents and fellows on Thursday, June 21. In saying goodbye to the residents who have been with NYEE for the past three or four years, we want to celebrate their accomplishments by highlighting their future plans.
Department of Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery
Elizabeth Ashlie Darr, MD Future Plans: Fellowship in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Ameet Ravdinra Kamat, MD Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center Future Plans: Fellowship in rhinology and endoscopic skull base surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Kenneth N. Rosenstein, MD Future Plans: private practice in New Jersey Joseph J. Rousso, MD Medical School: The Florida State University College of Medicine Future Plans: Fellowship in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery under Dr. Andrew Jacono and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
Benjamin Brian Bert, MD Medical School: SUNY Upstate College of Medicine Future Plans: Fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at USC/Doheny Eye Institute
Kasra Eliasieh, MD Medical School: University of California Davis School of Medicine Future Plans: Fellowship in oculoplastics, Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins
Alice Eunjung Hong, MD Medical School: New York Medical College Future Plans: Fellowship in cornea/ research, NYEE
Wendy Wen-ee Huang, MD Medical School: Rush Medical College Future Plans: Fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology, USC/Doheny Children's Hospital
Yogita Kashyap, MD Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Future Plans: Fellowship in oculoplastics at NYEE and St. Luke's Roosevelt, 2013-14
Amar Prabodh Patel, MD Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine Future Plans: Fellowship in Retina at UC Davis Health System Eye Center, Sacramento.
In addition, NYEE has an ever increasing number of physicians pursuing post-graduate sub-specialty training here. Best wishes to those who completed Fellowship Programs with NYEE faculty and preceptors:
Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery Katherine Gres Gold, MD
Glaucoma Clinical Omar S. Faridi, MD Andrew P. Greenberg, MD Anthony Trivino Hsu, DO Reshma A. Mehendale, MD
Glaucoma Research Daniel C. Su, MD
Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Faye Knoll, MD Ann Ostrovsky, MD Chirag Ramesh Patel, MD
Vitreo-Retinal Gennady Landa, MD Robert J. Lowe, MD
Ophthalmic Pathology Chaneve Jeanniton, MD
Uveitis and Ocular Immunology Joseph J. Tseng, MD
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Anthony Ray Perkins, MD Sonita Marie Sadio, MD
If this year's pictures look a bit different --Graduation was relocated from the historic Friends Meeting House to NYEE's Dining Rooms due to the city's heat emergency. However the tradition and â€œfamily feelingâ€ remained and the Class of 2012 had a ceremony to remember.