Szilárd Kiss

Cornell University, USA

Dr. Kiss’s training began in New York City where he received his undergraduate degree with honors from Columbia College and medical school training at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He then moved to Boston to complete his ophthalmology residency and surgical vitreoretinal fellowship, both at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. Dr. Kiss was recruited back to New York City to join the vitreoretinal faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College and assume the role of Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kiss's clinical interests include complex vitreoretinal surgery and treatment of age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. His clinical and translational research focuses on three broad areas: retinal imaging, ocular gene therapy, and genetic markers for retinal diseases. Dr. Kiss has participated as a principal investigator in numerous clinical trials and laboratory investigations. He has authored over 80 scientific publications, given over 50 invited lectureships worldwide, and serves as a scientific reviewer to a number of major journals. Dr. Kiss has won numerous academic awards including a Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship, the Ronald G. Michels Foundation Fellowship, and the Paul Kayser International Fellowship and has been named to several Top Doctors lists.

Biography Updated on 24 January 2012

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