NYEE, Nation's Oldest Specialty Hospital, Congratulates Residency and Fellowship Graduates

New York, NY (June 2008) -- The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary continues a great educational tradition with a Commencement Ceremony for residents and fellows on Thursday, June 19. In saying goodbye to the residents who have been with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary over the past three or four years, we want to celebrate their accomplishments by highlighting their future plans.

DEPARTMENT OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY/HEAD & NECK SURGERY

Maura Kelly Cosetti, M.D.
Medical School: The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship in Otology, at New York University

Perminder Singh Parmar, M.D.
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship in Head and Neck, at University of Toronto

James M. Pearson, M.D.
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery, at University of Rochester

Belachew Tessema, M/D.
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship in Sinus and Skull Base Surgery, at University of Miami

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

Justin Eric Anderson, M.D.
Medical School: Texas Tech University of Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Future Plans: Bill Wilson Surgicenter (Private Practice) in Lubbock, TX

Jonathan Andre Leon-Rosen, M.D.
Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery with R.and D. Della Rocca, MD at NYEE in New York, NY

Boris Ovodenko, M.D.
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery with B. Soloway, MD at NYEE in New York, NY

Anthony Joseph Panarelli, M.D.
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Future Plans: Fellowship in Pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Ganesh U. Rau, M.D.
Medical School: New Jersey Medical School
Future Plans: Fellowship in Cornea / Uveitis at University of Wisconsin

Ragui Wassef Sedeek, M.D.
Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship at University of California Davis Medical Center

Elyse R. Trastman-Caruso, M.D.
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of medicine of Yeshiva University
Future Plans: Fellowship in Glaucoma at Wills Eye Hospital

In addition, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary has enjoyed a growth in its fellowship programs, with an ever increasing number of post-graduates pursuing sub-specialty training here.  Also best wishes to:

FELLOWS

Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive & Orbital Surgery
Gary J. Lelli, Jr., M.D.
Baljeet K. Purewal, M.D.

Glaucoma Clinical
Chirag Harshad Parikh, M.D.
Ilya M. Rozenbaum, M.D.
Nathan M. Radcliffe, M.D.
Joseph R. Zelefsky, M.D.

Glaucoma Research
Shlomit Feit Sandler
Zaher Sbeity, M.D.
Oraorn Thonginnetra, M.D.

Cornea, External Disease & Refractive Surgery
Evelyn Icasiano, M.D.
Jayrag A. Patel, M.D.
Carolyn Young Shih, M.D., M.B.A

Vitreo-Retinal
Jonathan Amir Feistmann, M.D.
Ling Yeung, MD. (international fellow)

Retinal Imaging
Gennady Landa, M.D.

Ophthalmic Pathology
Mark Kropinak, D.O.

Ophthalmic Cell Biology
Min Chen, M.D.

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
David Ramon Alfonso, M.D.
Roman Rayham, M.D.

Observational Fellow in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Sean Shih-Hsiang Lin, M.D.

 

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Graduation Photos

ENT Residents and Otolaryngology faculty members
ENT Residents and Otolaryngology faculty members.

Graduating Eye Residents
Eye Residency Program Class of 2008



D. McWilliams Kessler

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