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James Tsai, MD
Ophthalmology
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    • Positions
    • PRESIDENT, NEW YORK EYE & EAR INFIRMARY OF MOUNT SINAI
    • PROFESSOR AND SYSTEM CHAIR | Ophthalmology
    • Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    • Glaucoma
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
A graduate of Amherst College and MD alumnus of the Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Tsai completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and glaucoma fellowships at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami and at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Institute of Ophthalmology in London. He also received a master’s degree in business administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Tsai is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons and the Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom. He is an elected member of the American Ophthalmological Society, the American Eye Study Club, the New York Ophthalmological Society and the Manhattan Ophthalmological Society. Dr. Tsai currently serves as Chair of the Glaucoma Subcommittee of the National Eye Health Education Program Planning Committee of the National Institute of Health, Chair of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Global Ophthalmic News & Education Network Advisory Board, Chair of the Medical Advisory Board of the Glaucoma Foundation and Secretary for the English Language Region of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology.

Certification

Ophthalmology

Clinical Focus

  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Education

MD, Stanford University Hospital

Internship, General Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Residency, Ophthalmology
Doheny Eye Institute

Fellowship, Glaucoma
University of Miami

Fellowship, Glaucoma
Moorfields Eye Hospital

Language

English