Flaum Eye Institute, New York

James Aquavella, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology

James Aquavella, MD, was the first fellowship trained corneal surgeon in the United States when he established practice in Rochester in the mid-1960's as a specialist in cornea and external eye disease. He continues to be a leader in clinical practice, surgery, education and research.

Current Appointments

Catherine E. Aquavella Distinguished Professorship in Ophthalmology - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

MD | Medicine | Italy-Fac Med U Naples - 1957
BA | Biological Science | Johns Hopkins University - 1952

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: 07/01/1961 - 06/30/1963
Residency in Ophthalmology at Brooklyn Hospital Center: 07/01/1959 - 06/30/1961
Internship in Internal Medicine at Kings County Hospital Center: 07/01/1958 - 06/30/195

Tara Vaz, O.D.

BostonSight® PROSE Clinical Fellow

Tara Vaz, OD, completed the BostonSight® PROSE Clinical Fellowship in 2014. She is a Senior Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Vaz has 13 years of extensive clinical experience in private practice and as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the State College of Optometry. Dr. Vaz was also a Principal Research Optometrist at Bausch & Lomb, where she provided clinical research support for vision care product development.

Current Appointment

Senior Instructor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary

Education

OD | SUNY College of Optometry - 2001

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at SUNY College of Optometry: 07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002

Holly Hindman, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Holly Hindman, MD, specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of corneal diseases, cataract, and in laser refractive surgery.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Center for Visual Science A&S (RC)

Specialties

Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

MD | Medicine | Harvard Medical School - 2003
BA | Human Biology | Stanford University - 1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry: 07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Office of Registrar: 07/01/2004 - 06/30/2007
Internship at University of Maryland Medical Center: 07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004

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