Dr. Janet Serle is Professor of Ophthalmology and the Director of both the Glaucoma Clinical and Research Fellowships at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She has been a member of the full-time faculty at Mount Sinai since 1985.
Dr. Serle graduated from Harvard Medical School and did her internship in general surgery at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. She then did a glaucoma research fellowship, a residency in ophthalmology, and a glaucoma clinical fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Serle has received numerous awards, including an Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Serle has been a Principal Investigator on more than 25 N.I.H. or industry sponsored research grants and has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Dr. Serle's research includes investigations of new medications, new surgical treatments, use of technology, and outcomes of treatment for glaucoma.
Dr. Serle is involved in numerous ophthalmic organizations. She is the Program Chairman of the New York Glaucoma Society, Vice President of the NYC chapter of Women in Ophthalmology, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Glaucoma. She is a past President of the New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology, and has been the Glaucoma Editor for Focal Points, a continuing Medical Education publication for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Serle's practice is limited to glaucoma. Her expertise includes medical and surgical management of congenital, pediatric and adult glaucomas.
In the News: Dr. Janet Serle discusses glaucoma in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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Baerveldt Plate Area Comparison
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy of the 250 and 350 Baerveldt glaucoma implants in subjects who have had previous ocular surgery.
A Prospective Observational Study Comparing the Effectiveness of Treatment Strategies for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma
The purpose of this study is to compare medications versus laser or glaucoma surgery in patients with successful response to treatment defined as intraocular pressure lowering of greater to or equal to 15%.
Prediction of disease progression in glaucoma using HRT-3 trend-analysis
The purpose of this study is to determine if trend-analysis of structural optic nerve changes with Heidelberg Retinal Tomography (HRT) can predict disease progression in glaucoma better than single event analysis of structural changes.
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Serle during 2016 and/or 2017. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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