Donald J. D’Amico, MD, Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Ophthalmologist-in-Chief at New York Presbyterian, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. Dr. D’Amico assumed the Chair at Weill Cornell in November 2006, after his longstanding positions at Harvard Medical School as Professor of Ophthalmology, and as Associate Chief of Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, he completed his residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He completed his fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases at the University of Miami, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute prior to joining the Harvard faculty.
Dr. D’Amico is a distinguished national and international lecturer and is the recipient of many honors. He serves on the board of four major journals, and is highly active in professional societies. He is a Past President of the Retina Society, and is the immediate Past President of the prestigious international retinal society Club Jules Gonin.