Ophthalmology Residency Program

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) offers a three-year ACGME accredited ophthalmology residency program with outstanding clinical and surgical training. The mission of NYEE is to provide excellence in medical education, professional development, patient care, scientific research, and community service. The full breadth of medical and surgical ophthalmology training is offered with experience in general ophthalmology, as well as all ophthalmic subspecialties including cornea, retina, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, ocular oncology, uveitis, contact lens, ophthalmic pathology, and refractive surgery.

The residency program is an integral part of the Department of Ophthalmology. We strive to inspire and mentor our residents to become leaders in patient care, education, global health, and vision research.

Ophthalmology Residents

Class of 2019

Michael Chai, MD
College: Northwestern University; Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Eileen Choudury Bowden, MD
College: University of Texas at Austin; Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Anna Do, MD
College: University of California - Los Angeles; Medical School: Standford University School of Medicine

Michael Chai, MD
College: Northwestern University; Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Eileen Choudury Bowden, MD
College: University of Texas at Austin; Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Katherine McCabe, MD
College: University of Virginia; Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Ekaterina Semenova, MD
Medical School: Krasnoyarsk State Medical Academy

Miel Sundararajan, MD
College: Rice University; Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Chris Wu, MD
College: Columbia University; Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School 

Class of 2020         

Masako Chen, MD
College: Georgetown University; Medical School: New York Medical College

Rachel Lee, MD
College: Yale University; Medical School: Standford University School of Medicine

Jonathan Lo, MD
College: Swarthmore College; Medical School: University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine

Neesurg Mehta, MD
College: University of Virginia; Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Thomas Quehl, MD
College: Baylor University; Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Manan Sampat, MD
College: The College of New Jersey; Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Cissy Yang, MD
College: Standford University; Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine                                               

Class of 2021    

Michael Chua, MD
College: Brown University; Medical School: University of Pennsylvania- Perelman School of Medicine

Karen Hu, MD
College: University of Pennsylvania; Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mary Labowsky, MD
College: Yale University; Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Kelly Lee, MD
College: New York University; Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

David MacPherson, MD
College: University of Pennsylvania; Medical School: George Washington University

Duaa Sharfi, MD
College: University of Illinois at Chicago; Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine – Chicago

Daniel Wang, MD
College: University of Illinois at Chicago; Medical School: University of  Illinois College of Medicine - Chicago