Szilard Kiss, Medical Doctor (MD) Ophthalmology

Szilard Kiss, Medical Doctor (MD)

New York, NY 10021
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About Szilard Kiss Medical Doctor (MD)

Dr. Kiss�s training began in New York City where he received his undergraduate degree with honors from Columbia College and medical school training at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He then moved to Boston to complete his ophthalmology residency and surgical vitreoretinal fellowship, both at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. At Harvard, Dr. Kiss was select by the faculty to serve as the Chief Retina Fellow. �Dr. Kiss was then recruited back to New York City to join the vitreoretinal faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College and assume the role of Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Ophthalmology.Dr. Kiss's clinical interests include complex vitreoretinal surgery and treatment of agerelated macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. His clinical and translational research focuses on four broad areas: retinal imaging, ocular gene therapy, novel therapeutic targets for ocular neovascularization, and genetic markers for retinal diseases. Dr. Kiss has participated as a principal investigator in over two-dozen prospective clinical trials and laboratory investigations. He has authored over 200 scientific publications, given over 100 invited lectureships worldwide, and serves on the Editorial Board and as a Scientific Reviewer to a number of major journals. Dr. Kiss has won numerous academic and scientific awards including the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship, the Ronald G. Michels Foundation Fellowship, the Paul Kayser International Fellowship, and the Research to Prevent Blindness Physician-Scientists Award. Dr. Kiss has been named to several regional and national Top Doctors lists, including�The Ophthalmologist�worldwide Top 40 Under 40, Castle Connolly�s Top Doctors in America, and�New York Super Doctors Rising Stars.


Szilard Kiss 1305 York Avenue New York, NY 10021


Szilard Kiss has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Specialty Expertise

Szilard Kiss has the following 8 expertise

  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vascular Disease
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal and Vitreous Disorders


20 Years Experience

Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons

Graduated in 2002

Szilard Kiss Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Select
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BluePPO HSA
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Priority NY
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Green Leaf Plans
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • HIP Prime HMO
  • I&F QHP Select Care Network
  • Leaf Premier Plans
  • MVP Liberty EPO/PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Garden State
  • Oxford Liberty
  • PPO 6000 Series
  • Savings Plus of Metro NY
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Options PPO