Vlad Diaconita, MD

Specialties: Ophthalmology, Retinal & Vitreoretinal SurgeryMore specialties

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635 West 165th Street
New York, NY 10032

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About Vlad Diaconita, MD

Vlad Diaconita, MD is an Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and a retina specialist.

Dr. Diaconita is double board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Diaconita completed a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Neuroscience and Physiology from the University of Toronto and a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University in Ontario, Canada. He completed a five-year residency program in Ophthalmology followed by a two-year surgical retina fellowship at Columbia University. He has been recognized with awards and grants as a medical educator, researcher and has been a panelist and speaker at national and international conferences. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retinal Surgeons, Canadian Ophthalmology Society, Canadian Retina Society, VitBuckle Society as well as other national and international groups. His research interests include macular degeneration, diabetes and vein occlusion treatment, as well as novel delivery systems for gene therapy.


  • Retinal Disorders


  • Fellowship: New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: Department of Ophthalmology, Queen's University
  • Medical School: University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine/London Health Sciences Centre
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia University
  • Residency: Western University
  • Internship: Western University
  • Medical School: Western University
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Residency: The University Of Western Ontario
  • Medical School: Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

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