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Philip J. Ferrone, MD

Dr. Ferrone earned his Bachelors of Science from Union College graduating magna cum laude, and received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School graduating cum laude with special honors. He completed a medical/ surgical internship at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Massachusetts and his residency in Ophthalmology at Duke University Eye Center. He subsequently completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal disease and surgery at Associated Retinal Consultants in Royal Oak, MI. He was Chief Resident and on faculty at the Duke University Eye Center where he gained extensive experience in ocular trauma.

Dr. Ferrone is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Retinal Specialists. He is also a member of the Retina Society, the Macula Society and American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is the former president of the Long Island Ophthalmology Society, and is a member of the New York State Ophthalmology Society.

Dr. Ferrone has received an Honor Award and Senior Honor Awards from both the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retinal Specialists. He serves as the Director of Clinical Research at Long Island and Queens VRC. He has been the Principal Investigator in numerous national trials investigating new drugs and treatments for retinal disease. He specializes in pediatric as well as complicated adult medical and surgical retinal diseases, and regularly teaches courses at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Retinal Specialists Meetings. In addition, at national and international meetings every year he presents original scientific retinal research to help advance the treatment of retinal disease.

Training
Fellowship, Associated Retinal Consultants, Royal Oak, MI
Residency, Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC
Internship, Internal Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA
Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA