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Gennady Landa

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  • American Board of Ophthalmology


  • MD, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty

  • Internship,
    Barzilai Medical Center

  • Residency,
    Kaplan Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Vitreo-Retinal Disease
    * New York Eye and Ear Infirmary *


    Dr. Gennady Landa is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and a full-time faculty member at the Department of Ophthalmology of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
    He completed two-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the NYEEI, which is the oldest and one of the busiest eye hospitals in US and is also consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best ophthalmic hospitals by the US News and World Report survey.
    Dr. Landa is a vitreoretinal specialist who provides both surgical and medical management of the entire range of conditions that can affect the back of the eye, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, retinal detachment, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, myopia, retinal tears, hereditary and inflammatory retinal diseases, pediatric retinal diseases and ocular trauma.
    Dr. Landa maintains special interest in surgery of the macula, retina, and vitreous including laser surgery for diabetic ocular complications and retinal tears, intraocular injections, scleral buckles, vitrectomies, and secondary intraocular lens implants. He uses the most advanced surgical techniques to treat his patients.
    In addition to being a busy vitreoretinal surgeon, Dr. Landa is an active researcher.  He is currently involved in both basic and clinical research of novel ways to treat and prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD), inherited retinal degenerations, and other ocular diseases. Dr. Landa is also developing new retinal imaging techniques at the Advanced Retinal Imaging Center of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
    Dr. Landa has authored more than 30 original scientific articles in peer reviewed publications and book chapters, primarily on the area of retinal disease and surgery. He has given more than 60 national and international presentations of his research work at major ophthalmology conferences and meetings.
    Recently, Dr. Landa has been awarded a prestigious Honor Award from American Society of Retinal Specialists.  
    Dr. Landa is dedicated to mentoring medical students, ophthalmology residents and vitreoretinal fellows in the field of vitreoretinal diseases at the Retina Center of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
    Dr. Landa speaks Russian, Hebrew and Spanish.
    In his spare time, Dr. Landa enjoys spending time with his wife and their two sons.  


  • 2015 -
    Teaching Excellence Award
    NYEEI of Mount Sinai

  • 2012 -
    Honor Award
    American Society of Retina Specialists

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Dr. Landa did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: 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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