Faculty and Staff

The University Vision Care and Research Center faculty includes a wide range of specialists and researchers. The center incorporates and serves three of the five hospitals operating in the Syracuse metropolitan area: University Hospital or SUNY Upstate Medical University, Crouse Hospital (a private institution), and Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Center for Vision Care Staff

The staff pictured above at the University Center for Vision Care are technicians, nurses, administrative and clerical.

University Center for Vision Care Faculty

The Department of Ophthalmology include some of the most respected names in ophthalmology and bring a wealth of experience to their work.

Areas of Specialty include:

  • Cornea/External Disease
  • General Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma/Uvea
  • Low Vision
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastics
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Retina

Center for Vision Research Faculty

The Center for Vision Research includes some of the most respected names in vision research and bring a wealth of experience to their research.


Areas of Specialty include:

  • Ocular Tissue Diseases
  • Gene Therapy and Inherited Retinal Diseases
  • Cell and Molecular Biology of the Retina
  • Visual Processing in the Retina and Brain

Syracuse VA Medical Center Faculty

Ophthalmology Faculty that practice at the Syracuse VA Medical CenterExternal Icon deliver eye and vision care in several specialties. They include optometry, ophthalmology, eye surgery, blind rehabilitation and eye care for patients with diabetes.

  • VA Medical Center FacultyExternal Icon (Note: after reaching the Syracuse VA's web site, you will need to select Certification = Ophthalmology to see our faculty)