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Joseph Benevento, MD


Columbus Circle
200 West 57th Street
14th Floor
New York, NY 10019
212-957-6933 (TEL)
212-957-3477 (FAX)

Curriculum Vitae


Yale College, Bachelor of Arts, 1995

Medical School

New York Medical College


Winthrop-University Hospital


New York Eye and Ear Infirmary


University of Chicago
Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Disease

Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, New York Medical College, 2011-present
Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Yale University, 2010-2011

Professional Appointments

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
Attending, Faculty Practice and Retina Service

Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Attending Staff, Department of Ophthalmology, 2007-2011

The Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT
Attending Staff, Department of Ophthalmology, 2007-2011

Practice and Professional Interests

JOSEPH BENEVENTO, MD, is a Board-Certified ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical management of diseases affecting the retina and vitreous. His clinical interests include age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, retinal vascular disease, ocular trauma, and other disorders of the retina.

Dr. Benevento utilizes the state-of-the-art diagnostic testing of NYEE’s Advanced Retinal Imaging Center such as ocular coherence tomography, scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (OCT/SLO), fluorescein angiography, and ultrasonography.  He performs the full range of retinal procedures in office and hospital settings including scleral buckle, small incision sutureless vitrectomy, laser treatments and intraocular injections.

A graduate of Yale University and New York Medical College, Dr. Benevento completed his residency in Ophthalmology at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the University of Chicago. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national and international meetings, and he has participated in numerous clinical trials. 

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