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James G Chelnis, MD Email James Chelnis

Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
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    • Specialties
    • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
    • Ophthalmology
    • Language
    • English
    • 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.

Clinical Focus

Research Topics

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
Carney Hospital

Residency, Ophthalmology
S.U.N.Y. Buffalo Hospital

Fellowship, Ocular Plastic Surgery
Vanderbilt University

Fellowship, Ocular Plastic Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center