Current Residents and Fellowship Results

Ophthalmology Residents

Class of 2022

Julia Fallon, MD
College: University of California at Los Angeles; Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

Roxanne Lee, MD
College: The University of Texas at Dallas; Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Sarah McCord, MD
College: University of Pennsylvania; Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine

Shravan Savant, MD
College: Drexel University; Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Young Seol, MD
College: Brown University; Medical School: Brown University - The Warren Alpert Medical School

Tommaso Vagaggini, MD
College: Fordham University; Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bella Wolf, MD
College: Yeshiva University Stern College for Women; Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Class of 2023

Jorge Andrade Romo, MD
College: NA; Medical School: Universidad de Guadalajara Centro Universitario de Ciencias de la Salud

Laura Barna, MD
College: King's College-Wilkes-Barre; Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Nitin Chopra, MD
College: Stanford University; Business School: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jeanette Du, MD
College: Duke University; Medical School: U Virginia School of Medicine

Mona Fayad, MD
College: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Giselle Lynch, MD
College: Williams College; Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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

Class of 2024

Maria Castanos Toral, MD
College: n/a; Medical School: Universidad Iberoamericana Unibe

Christina Dowell, MD
College: University of the West Indies, Jamaica; Medical School: University of the West Indies

Elaine Han, MD
College: University of Miami; Medical School: University of Miami

Kyle Hirabayashi, MD
College: University of California; Medical School: George Washington U

Grant Hopping, MD
College: Rice University; Medical School: U Texas Houston

Jerry Hsu, MD
College: University of Pennsylvania; Medical School: Northwestern U - The Feinberg School of Medicine

Sefy Paulose, MD
College: Drexel University and Pennoni Honors College; Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Gabriel Shakarov, MD
College: The Sophie Davis School at the City College of New York; Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

Daniel Vail, MD
College: Swarthmore College; Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine

Meena Zakher, MD
College: Siena College; Medical School: Albany Medical College
 

Fellowship Matches

Our program prepares residents to be competitive candidates for the best fellowship programs nationwide as well as entry into private practice.

Following is a list of the fellowship match results for our recent graduates.

2021 Residency Graduates

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Fellowship Matches (1)
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Matches (2)
Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL
UCLA / Doheny Eye Center, Los Angeles, CA

Neuro-ophthalmology Fellowship Match (1)
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Fellowship Matches (1)
Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL

Private Practice (2)

2020 Residency Graduates

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Fellowship Matches (2)
Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA
Ephraim McDowell Medical Center, KY

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Matches (2)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Glaucoma Fellowship Match (1)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Match (1)
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Match (1)
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Fellowship Matches (2)
UC Davis Health-Eye Center, Sacramento, CA
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Private Practice (2)

2019 Residency Graduates

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Fellowship Matches (3)
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center, Santa Clara, CA
See Clearly Vision, Northern, VA
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Matches (3)
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Glaucoma Fellowship Matches (3)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
NYU Langone Health, New York, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Uveitis Fellowship Matches (2)
Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology at UCSF, San Francisco, CA
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Fellowship Match (1)
Shiley Eye Institute at UC, San Diego, CA

Private Practice (2)

2018 Residency Graduates

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Fellowship Match (1)
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center, Santa Clara, CA

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Matches (3)
USC Roski Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Illinois Eye and Ear Institute, Chicago, IL
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Glaucoma Fellowship Match (1)
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Medical Retina Fellowship Match (1)
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship Match (1)
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Uveitis Fellowship Match (1)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Fellowship Match (1)
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

2017 Residency Graduates

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Fellowship Match (1)
Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Illinois

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Matches (3)
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology at UCSF, San Francisco, CA
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Glaucoma Fellowship Matches (3)
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
USC Roski Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Medical Retina Fellowship Match (1)
Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Uveitis Fellowship Match (1)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Fellowship Match (2)
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2016 Residency Graduates

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Matches (3)
Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, GA
University of California, Irvine, CA
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Glaucoma Fellowship Matches (3)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Palm Beach, FL
University of Texas, Houston, TX
Columbia University, New York, NY

Global Ophthalmology Fellowship Match (1)
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Medical Retina/Uveitis Fellowship Match (1)
Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Match (1)
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship Match (1)
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

US Navy (1)

2015 Residency Graduates

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Fellowship Matches (2)
California, Los Angeles, CA

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Matches (3)
NYEE Ophthalmic Consultants, New York, NY
NYEE Ophthalmic Consultants, New York, NY
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Glaucoma Fellowship Match (3)
Yale Eye Center, New Haven, CT
University of California - San Diego, La Jolla, CA
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship Match (1)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

Ocular Oncology Fellowship Match (1)
UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship Match (1)
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Private Practice (1)

2014 Residency Graduates

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Matches (3)
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, IL
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD

Glaucoma Fellowship Matches (2)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Match (1)
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Uveitis Fellowship Match (1)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Fellowship Match (2)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Private Practice (1)

2013 Residency Graduates

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship Match (1)
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, IL

Glaucoma Fellowship Matches (2)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Fellowship Matches (3)
Kresge Eye Institute, Detroit, MI
Associates in Ophthalmology (AIO) PITT, Pittsburg, PA
The Retina Group of Washington (RGW), Washington, DC
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Private Practice (3)