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Ronald Gentile, MD


310 East 14th Street
Suite 319 South
New York, NY 10003
212-979-4500 (TEL)
212-979-4512 (FAX)

Curriculum Vitae


SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
B.S. (Biochemistry), magna cum laude;
September 1983 - June 1987

Medical School

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
(Downstate Medical Center), Brooklyn, NY
M.D., summa cum laude;
August 1987 -  June 1991


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
Internal Medicine
July 1991 - June 1992


The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
July 1992 - June 1995


The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
Ophthalmic Pathology
July 1995 - June 1996

Wayne State University, Kresge Eye Institute, Detroit, MI
Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery
July 1996 - July 1998

Academic Positions

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
(October 1998)

Professional Appointments

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY

  • Co-Director: Ocular Trauma Service, Department of Opthalmology
  • Coordinator: Vitreo-Retinal Service, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Residency Selection Committee

New York Academy of Medicine, Ophthalmology Section

  • Secretary (July 2005-June 2006)
  • President (July 2007-June 2008)

Practice and Professional Interests

Ronald C. Gentile, MD, FACS, FASRS is Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of the Ocular Trauma Service (posterior segment), and Coordinator of the Retina Service at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEE), affiliated with New York Medical College. He dedicates his time to clinical ophthalmic care and surgery, research, teaching and humanitarian work. Dr. Gentile is a retinal specialist and surgeon with expertise in diabetic eye disease, retinal vascular disorders, macular diseases, ultrasonography, UBM, retinal detachments and ocular trauma.

A top Summa Cum Laude graduate of the School of Medicine at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, he completed his internship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, ophthalmology residency at NYEE and a Retina Fellowship at the prestigious Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, MI.

Dr. Gentile has been consistently listed among “The Best Doctors in New York” in New York Magazine, recommended by his peers. Devoted to scientific research, he is principle investigator for many clinical trials that have resulted in the newest therapies to prevent blindness worldwide. He has over a hundred publications, many in peer-review journals describing pathophysiological concepts, novel surgical techniques, and diagnostic tests for a variety of ocular diseases.

Dr. Gentile serves as a reviewer for scientific ophthalmic journals and is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists and the New York Ophthalmological Society. He is past president of the New York Academy of Medicine, Ophthalmology Section. He has mentored hundreds of young doctors, whom he helped train in both the art and science of medicine. He is involved in leading humanitarian missions ( to Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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