James G Chelnis, MD Email James Chelnis
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medical Education
- Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Dr. Chelnis has completed his ASOPRS (American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons) fellowship at Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee.
He has a broad clinical and surgical focus on: thyroid eye disease; skin cancer, orbital tumors and cancers, facial plastics and cosmetics, facial fractures and trauma, arteriovenous malformations, skull base lesions, lid malpositions (ptosis/retraction/ectropion/entropion), tearing and nasolacrimal obstructions, amongst other medical conditions.
- Basal Cell Carcinoma
- Bell's Palsy
- Botulinum Toxin Injections
- CT Scan Of The Head
- Debridement Of A Wound, Infection, Or Burn
- Facial Fracture
- Hemifacial Spasm
- Incision And Drainage Of A Skin Abscess
- Laceration Repair
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Oculoplastic Surgery
- Orbital Cellulitis
- Sjogren's Syndrome
- Skin Biopsy
- Skin Graft
- Skin Lesion Removal
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Temporal Arteritis
- Wegener's Granulomatosis
- Xanthelasma And Xanthoma
Anatomy, Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Comparative Anatomy, Computed Tomography, Image Analysis, Imaging, Infectious Disease, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Oncogenes, Pathology, Thyroid, Vision
MD, S.U.N.Y, Buffalo - School of Med & Biomed Sciences
Internship, Internal Medicine
S.U.N.Y. Buffalo Hospital
*Hamilton Eye Institute
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Dr.Chelnis 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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