Ophthalmology Fellowships

Fellowships at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) are offered in numerous ophthalmic subspecialties, including cornea and external diseaseglaucoma, retina, pediatric ophthalmology, uveitis, and ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Our highly competitive programs strive to provide trainees with a diverse range of clinical, surgical, and research opportunities. Strong faculty mentorship and exposure to a diverse patient population and a wide breadth of pathologies, are some of the many strengths of our fellowships. At NYEE, our goal is to ensure that our fellows have the best possible training experience so they can become future leaders in the field of ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology Fellows

Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery

Joel Pakett, MD
Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Intern Year: Pennsylvania Hospital
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
College: Pennsylvania State University

Glaucoma

Levon Djenderedjian, MD
Residency: SUNY Downstate
Intern Year: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Medical School: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine
College: University of California at Berkeley

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 

Thomas Quehl, MD
Residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Intern Year: Baylor College of Medicine
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
College: Baylor University

Vitreo-Retinal

Alexander Pinhas, MD
Residency: State University of New York (SUNY) - Downstate Medical Center
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
College: Macaulay Honors College at City University of New York (CUNY) Queens College

Vincent Sun, MD
Residency: McGill University, Montreal QC
Medical School: McGill University
College: Marianopolis College

Matthew Wieder, MD 
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Intern Year: Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Icahn School of Medicine
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
College: The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Carl Wilkins, MD
Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Intern Year: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Medical School: FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
College: Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Sciences