Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship

The Weill Cornell Medicine Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship is a one year, AUPO-compliant position offering rigorous clinical training in the diagnosis and management of neuro-ophthalmological disease, as well as opportunities to perform clinical research in the field. Our neuro-ophthalmology fellowship program is ideal for individuals seeking to enter an academic or private practice focused on the clinical management of patients with neurological disease that affects vision.

Led by distinguished faculty including Marc J. Dinkin, M.D., and Cristiano Oliveira, M.D., our program offers:

  • hands-on training in the management of optic neuritis, neuromyelitis optic, ischemic optic neuropathy, temporal arteritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, diplopia as a result of cranial neuropathies and orbital disease, cortical vision loss, nystagmus and pupillary abnormalities - in one of the largest medical centers in the nation
  • numerous opportunities to teach both ophthalmology and neurology residents, students and co-fellows
  • weekly protected time to accomplish clinical research
  • a variety of opportunities to present findings at national meetings


All Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship applicants must be eligible for a full medical license per the New York State Education Office of Professions in Medicine. International medical graduates must also be eligible for an H-1B visa (eligibility includes passing all three steps of the USMLE and reporting results to Weill Cornell Medicine Israel Englander Department of Ophthalmology prior to match deadline). Full licensure requirements are available from the NYSED Office of Professions.

The Weill Cornell Medicine Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship Program is AUPO-compliant.

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