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Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Practice Specialty
Ophthalmology (Eyes)
Medical Education
Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
Washington University School of Medicine
University of Southern California Medical Center
Academic Title
Professor and Chairman, Paul Henkind Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore
Administrative Title
Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
Clinical Focus
Refractive surgery and corneal disorders including dry eye
Research Focus
Corneal reconstruction and stem cell surgery, dry eye, refractive surgery
Dr. Chuck may be one of the youngest chairs of ophthalmology but he brings an impressive background as a clinician and researcher in corneal stem cell surgery and dry eye. He is a long-time stem cell researcher with a strong interest in ocular surface corneal transplantation and sight restoration. His work includes cutting-edge corneal stem cell surgery, with one of the highest success rates for stem cell surgery.