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Nicolas A. Yannuzzi, M.D., Joins Faculty

NICOLAS A. YANNUZZI, M.D., a vitreoretinal surgeon, joins the faculty as an assistant professor of clinical ophthalmology. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Harvard College, where he graduated cum laude with high honors in biochemical sciences. Subsequently, he spent a dedicated research year at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and later received a medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College, where he won the Edward Norton Prize in Ophthalmology (named in honor of Bascom Palmer’s founding chair) and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then returned to Sloan-Kettering, where he completed a transitional internship and conducted research in ocular oncology. Yannuzzi completed his residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Bascom Palmer, where he served as a chief resident and co-director of the ocular trauma service. He is the recipient of the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award and the Michels’ Fellowship Award and is an author in more than 75 peer-reviewed publications. He is available for consultation on medical and surgical retinal disease.