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Donna Gagliuso

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Clinical Focus


  • Ophthalmology


  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    New York University

  • Residency, Ophthalmology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Glaucoma
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Dr. Donna Gagliuso was appointed to the faculty of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1992, where she serves as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Residency Education. Her large referral practice focuses on the evaluation and treatment of patients with glaucoma and cataract.  Her research has focused on several areas of clinical interest related to glaucoma, including the pharmacologic and surgical treatment of glaucoma and the evaluation of new technologies that are available to diagnose and treat glaucoma. In the years since joining the full-time faculty at Mount Sinai, Dr. Gagliuso has served the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Department of Ophthalmology as a member of several faculty committees.  She also serves as a preceptor for the Department’s Glaucoma Fellowship.  In her role as Director of Resident Education, Dr. Gagliuso oversees every area of the residency program, including recruitment of house staff and faculty, curriculum design, evaluation and fellowship and job placement.  Under Dr. Gagliuso’s leadership, the residency program is recognized nationally as one of the best, attracting the top graduates of the best medical schools across the country.   

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Gagliuso did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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