Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship

The Weill Cornell 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. The Weill Cornell 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 affecting vision.

Led by Marc J. Dinkin, MD, the program's other faculty include Cristiano Oliveira, MD, and Jacqueline Winterkorn, MD.

The 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 residents, students and co-fellows in both the Ophthalmology and Neurology departments
  • Weekly protected time to accomplish clinical research
  • A variety of opportunities to present at national meetings

All 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 H1B visa (eligibility includes passing all 3 steps of the USMLE and reporting results to Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology prior to the Match deadline). The requirements of full licensure can be viewed here

We are now accepting applications for the July 2018 fellowship. For more information, or to submit an application, please send your CV, a letter of intent, and two reference letters to Lorrie Callahan, Education Coordinator, at loc2013@med.cornell.edu.


"For more information on the Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship, please contact our office at 646-962-2053.

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