Ron Afshari Adelman MD, MPH, MBA, FACS

Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Interim Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Interim Chief of Ophthalmology, Yale New Haven Hospital; Director, Retina and Macula Center

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchOphthalmology and Visual Science: Eye Center, Yale; Diabetic Eye Care and Diabetic Retinopathy; Macular Degeneration; Patient Care Faculty

Research Interests

Retinal disease and surgery; Macular degeneration; Diabetic retinopathy; Macular holes; Epiretinal membrane; Retinal detachment more...


  • M.D., TUMS, 1987
  • M.P.H., University of California at Berkeley, 1994
  • M.B.A., Yale University School of Management, 2011

Selected Publications

  • Clinical variables associated with failure of retinal detachment repair: the European Vitreo-Retinal Society Retinal Detachment Study Report Number 4. Adelman RA, Parnes AJ, Michalewska Z, Ducournau D. PMID: 24766870 Ophthalmology. 2014.
  • Aflibercept in the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration in previously treated patients. Hall LB, Huang JJ, Adelman RA. PMID: 24552305 J Ocul Pharmacol Ther, 30(4):346-52, 2014.
  • Choroidal thickness measured with Swept Source OCT before and after vitrectomy with ILM peeling for idiopathic epiretinal membranes. Michalewska Z, Michalewski Y, Adelman RA, Nawrocki J. Retina, Accepted 2014.



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