Ron Adelman
Ron Adelman
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science Director of the Retina and Macula Service, Yale School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2020


Tehran University, 1987, MD; University of California, Berkeley, 1994, MPH; Yale School of Management, 2011, MBA

Professional Area

Active in cataract and refractive surgery; directed research in the areas of macular degeneration, angiogenesis, human embryonic stem cell research related to eye disorders and retina research; provided significant effort to the training of emerging physicians in eyecare.


Internationally recognized expert in diseases and surgery of macula, retina, and vitreous of the eye.