Avnish Deobhakta, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Avnish Deobhakta, MD, completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University and his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. He subsequently completed his Ophthalmology residency at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami and then finished a 2-year surgical retina fellowship at Columbia University. Some of his research interests include experimental treatment modalities for Age Related Macular Degeneration, novel surgical techniques for Retinal Detachment and other surgical retinal diseases, and unique imaging techniques for retinal disease. Dr. Avnish Deobhakta is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and The American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Deobhakta's research and expertise have been featured in a variety of publications, including CNN, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, and NBC (shown below), as well as the LA Times, the Washington Post, WebMD, USA Today, among others.
The Wall Street Journal: https://www.wsj.com/articles/an-unfortunate-memento-of-the-total-eclipse-eye-damage-1512666000
NBC New York: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Some-Eclipse-Gazers-Report-Ill-Effects_New-York-441450883.html
BA, Stanford University
MD, New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical College
Internship, Internal Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Columbia University Medical Center
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Cornell University Medical College
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Dr.Deobhakta did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2017 and/or 2018: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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