Joel S. Schuman, MD

  • Specialty: Ophthalmology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-2573
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About Me

 


Conditions and Treatments

cataract, cataract removal surgery, eye surgery, glaucoma

Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology, 1990
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirm, Ophthalmology, 1990
  • Residency, Med College of Virginia Hosps, Ophthalmology, 1988
  • MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1984

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NYU Ophthalmology Associates

240 East 38th Street, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Research My Research

Interests

imaging of the eye and visual system, regenerative ophthalmology, aqueous outflow, laser-tissue interactions

Research Summary

I am Chair of Ophthalmology for the NYU Langone Medical Center since January, 2016 and have been a department chair since 2003. I have also been a residency program director and Chairman of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee for Ophthalmology (2016-2019). I served as Program Chair for the American Glaucoma Society, and founded the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology/International Society for Imaging in the Eye (ARVO/isie, now ARVO Imaging) and the Multidisciplinary Ophthalmic Imaging Group of ARVO. In addition, I co-chaired the International Glaucoma Symposium 1999 – 2007 and the World Glaucoma Congress 2007 – 2011.

My colleagues and I invented optical coherence tomography, a non-contact, non-invasive high resolution in vivo imaging device now standard of care for clinical use worldwide for the diagnosis and management of eye disease. We also were the first to identify a molecular marker for human glaucoma.

I am a busy ophthalmic surgeon and a productive researcher.  The NIH has continuously funded me as a principal investigator since 1995. While Ophthalmology Chair at University of Pittsburgh I created the interdisciplinary Fox Center for Vision Restoration at Pitt and UPMC, which joins clinicians, scientists and engineers working in regenerative ophthalmology.  I also developed a fellowship program to fund collaboration combining expertise in regenerative medicine and ophthalmology in postdoctoral training.

Academic Contact

Academic office

462 First Avenue, NBV 5N3

New York, NY 10016

Phone

212-263-6434

Fax

212-263-8749

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Research Interests Timeline

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Publications

  • Comparison of Glaucoma Progression Detection by Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Field

    Zhang, Xinbo; Dastiridou, Anna; Francis, Brian A; Tan, Ou; Varma, Rohit; Greenfield, David S; Schuman, Joel S; Huang, David Zhang, Xinbo; Dastiridou, Anna; Francis, Brian A; Tan, Ou; Varma, Rohit; Greenfield, David S; Schuman, Joel S; Huang, David
    American journal of ophthalmology. 2017 Sep 27. ?-?

  • Formalin Fixation and Cryosectioning Cause Only Minimal Changes in Shape or Size of Ocular Tissues

    Tran, Huong; Jan, Ning-Jiun; Hu, Danielle; Voorhees, Andrew; Schuman, Joel S; Smith, Matthew A; Wollstein, Gadi; Sigal, Ian A Tran, Huong; Jan, Ning-Jiun; Hu, Danielle; Voorhees, Andrew; Schuman, Joel S; Smith, Matthew A; Wollstein, Gadi; Sigal, Ian A
    Scientific reports. 2017 Sep 21. 7 (1): 12065-12065

  • Genetic correlations between intraocular pressure, blood pressure and primary open-angle glaucoma: a multi-cohort analysis

    Aschard, Hugues; Kang, Jae H; Iglesias, Adriana I; Hysi, Pirro; Cooke Bailey, Jessica N; Khawaja, Anthony P; Allingham, R Rand; Ashley-Koch, Allison; Lee, Richard K; Moroi, Sayoko E; Brilliant, Murray H; Wollstein, Gadi; Schuman, Joel S; Fingert, John H; Budenz, Donald L; Realini, Tony; Gaasterland, Aschard, Hugues; Kang, Jae H; Iglesias, Adriana I; Hysi, Pirro; Cooke Bailey, Jessica N; Khawaja, Anthony P; Allingham, R Rand; Ashley-Koch, Allison; Lee, Richard K; Moroi, Sayoko E; Brilliant, Murray H; Wollstein, Gadi; Schuman, Joel S; Fingert, John H; Budenz, Donald L; Realini, Tony; Gaasterland, Terry; Scott, William K; Singh, Kuldev; Sit, Arthur J; Igo, Robert P Jr; Song, Yeunjoo E; Hark, Lisa; Ritch, Robert; Rhee, Douglas J; Gulati, Vikas; Haven, Shane; Vollrath, Douglas; Zack, Donald J; Medeiros, Felipe; Weinreb, Robert N; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Chasman, Daniel I; Christen, William G; Pericak-Vance, Margaret A; Liu, Yutao; Kraft, Peter; Richards, Julia E; Rosner, Bernard A; Hauser, Michael A; Klaver, Caroline C W; vanDuijn, Cornelia M; Haines, Jonathan; Wiggs, Janey L; Pasquale, Louis R
    European journal of human genetics. 2017 Aug 30. 25 (11): 1261-1267
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