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.

University Center for Vision Care Faculty

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