Szilard Kiss

Szilárd Kiss, MD

Director, Clinical Research & Chief, Retina Service

Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Kiss received his undergraduate degree with honors from Columbia College and medical training at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He completed his ophthalmology residency and vitreoretinal fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kiss was recruited to Weill Cornell Medical College where he serves as Director of Clinical Research and Chief of the Retina Service. His clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgery and treatment of AMD, diabetic retinopathy and retinal degenerations. His research focuses on retinal imaging, gene and cellular therapy, therapeutic targets for ocular neovascularization, and genetic markers for retinal diseases. He has participated in nearly three-dozen clinical trials and laboratory investigations; authored nearly 300 scientific publications; given over 200 lectureships worldwide, and serves on the Editorial Board and Reviewer to numerous journals.


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