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Kathleen Stoessel MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Director, Retina Fellowship Program

Contact Information

Kathleen Stoessel, MD

Patient Care Location

  • Temple Medical Center
    40 Temple Street, Ste 3rd Floor
    New Haven, CT, 06510

Mailing Address

  • Ophthalmology

    Yale School of Medicine, P.O. Box 208061

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8061

    United States

Kathleen Stoessel
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Dr. Stoessel is a full-time retina faculty, specializing in Medical Retina and Director of the Retina Fellowship Program. She graduated from the College of New Rochelle and received her medical degree (MD) from the State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center . She completed her ophthalmology residency training at the Yale University School of Medicine , followed by a vitreoretinal fellowship, also at Yale. Dr. Stoessel joined the Yale Eye Center as a full time faculty in Retina.
Dr. Stoessel is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Stoessel is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Yale University in Retinal Disease and is in charge of the Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) program in which premature infants have retina evaluations, monitoring, and laser treatment when indicated to lower the risk of vision loss.

Dr. Stoessel is the Retina Co-investigator at Yale for the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Trial.

Education & Training

  • MD
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1976)
  • BA
    College of New Rochelle, New York (1972)
  • Resident
    Montefiore Hospital
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Board Certification
    AB of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology (1984)

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