Faculty Profile

Dr. Samer E. Farah, M.D.

Samer E. Farah, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Selected Publications


  • The Impact of Cataract Surgery on Pre-Exsisting Retinal Disease. Eye Net Spet 2010.


  • Treatment of subretinal neovascular membrane in a patient with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type II. Ophthalmic Surgery, Laser and Imaging, 2009 July/August:40(4):416-8


  • Treatemt of Neovascular Age Related Macular Degeneration With Pegaptanib and Boosting With Bevacizumab or Ranibizumab as Needed. Ophthalmic Surgery, Laser and Imaging, 2008 July-August:39(4):294-8


  • Prevalence of Retinopathy and Microalbuminuria in Pediatric Type 2 Diabetics. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology, and Metabolisim, 19,937-942 (2006).


  • Ectopic Orbital Meningioma, a case report and a review of the literature.  Ophthalmologic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1999, November 15 (6) 463-6.


  • Immunohistochemistry of Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Uveal Malignant Melanoma. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, July 1993; Vol. 34, Number 8: 2603-26


  • Principle Investigator with Allergan for the Phase III Clinical trial of Dexamethasone Posterior Segment Drug delivery system in Branch and Central retinal Vein Occlusion.


  • Sub-investigator with Genentech for the phase III-b of Lucentis in macular degeneration


  • Part of a collaborative effort in the NY area with Columbia University to search for a possible gene for age-related macular degeneration.


  • Blood Coagulation in Diabetic Retinopathy, Rush University, Chicago Illinois, summer 1989


  • Efficacy of Combination Dilation Therapy vs. Multiple Single Drop Therapy. Presented at the Second Annual Ophthalmology Research Seminar, 2000.


  • The Sarah Decoizart Article Five Perpetual Trust: For the purpose establishing a Diabetic retinopathy and retinal edema Center at Montefiore medical Center.


Consultant and on the Speaker Bureau:

  • Allergan,
  • Eyetech pharmacuticles



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