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

Retina- Class of 2022

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

Retina- Class of 2023

Yafeng Li, MD, PhD
Residency: Scheie Eye Institute - University of Pennsylvania
Internship: Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: U Pennsylvania- Perelman School of Medicine
College: Swarthmore College

Michael Park, MD
Residency: Yale University School of Medicine
Internship: Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
College: Johns Hopkins University

Cornea- Class of 2022

Nicole Lai Lanza, MD
Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Internship: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
College: Dartmouth College

Glaucoma- Class of 2022

Yonwook J Kim, MD
Residency: Boston University
Internship: Saint Vincent Hospital
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
College: University of Virginia

Kristen Ann V. Mendoza, MD
Residency: The Ohio State University Havener Eye Institute
Internship: Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
College: The Ohio State University