Joel S. Schuman ,
MD, FACS

  • Prof. of Biomedical Engineering

  • Prof of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Joel S Schuman
  • Elaine Langone Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Vice Chair for Research, Dept. of Ophthalmology
  • Director, NYU Langone Eye Center

Professor Schuman leads the Advanced Ophthalmic Imaging Laboratory (AOIL), which consists of a team of ophthalmologists, engineers, software specialists, statisticians, and medical and engineering trainees. He and his colleagues focus primarily on the study of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in the world. They develop advanced imaging tools to diagnose this debilitating disease, monitor its progression, and investigate its pathogenesis.

Research Interests: Ocular Imaging, Aqueous Outflow, Regenerative Ophthalmology, Laser-Tissue Interactions, Ocular Drug Delivery, Clinical Studies

I am a clinical ophthalmologist and a researcher. I enjoy mentoring and have done so for over 30 years. Many of the people I've mentored have assumed leadership positions in their institutions or professional societies.