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  • Johanna M. Seddon

    Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM, FARVO

    Professor & Director of Retina & Macular Degeneration Center of Excellence

    Dr. Seddon pioneered the field of epidemiology in ophthalmology and initiated studies of genetics in macular degeneration. She previously founded and directed Ophthalmic Epidemiology and Genetics Services at Harvard and Tufts in Boston. Read more ›

  • Misha Faustina

    Misha Faustina, M.D., FACS

    Assistant Professor & Director of Oculoplastic Services

    Dr. Faustina is currently the Director of Oculoplastic Services, specializing in disease and surgery of the eyelid and brow, the boney eye socket (orbit) and the tear drainage system.  She is also the Director of Medical Education for the Department of Ophthalmology, creating a Ophthalmology Residency Program at UMass and designing medical student curriculum. Read more ›

  • Gabriel Luna

    Gabriel Luna, M.D.

    Assistant Professor & Director of Anterior Segment/Glaucoma

    Dr. Luna received his undergraduate/graduate degree from Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla and went onto Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to receive a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship before he completed his Ophthalmology residency at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Luna is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Read more ›

  • Priya M. Janardhana

    Priya M. Janardhana, M.D.

    Assistant Professor & Director of Uveitis Service

    Dr. Janardhana was part of the early medical acceptance program, ENGMEDIC, at Boston University. She graduated summa cum laude, 3rd rank, from the College of Engineering, majoring in Biomedical Engineering and completed medical school and residency at Boston University/Boston Medical Center. 
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  • Elvisa Loshe

    Elvisa Loshe, M.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Loshe completed her undergraduate degree in Life Sciences and Italian Literature (BSc) at the University of Toronto where she graduated with Distinction. After a career outside of medicine, in Marketing and Banking, Dr. Loshe decided to pursue her long-standing passion in medicine. Read more ›

  • Dan Yoon

    Dan Yoon, M.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Dan Yoon graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Swarthmore College with a BA in Biology and obtained his MD from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Yoon completed his medicine internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City where he was elected as the prelim intern of the year and ophthalmology residency at University of Illinois at Chicago and Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Read more ›


  • Lauren Branchini

    Lauren Branchini, M.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Branchini is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with expertise in ophthalmic imaging and clinical interest in the medical treatment of retinal diseases. Whilst completing her medical education at Boston University School of Medicine, she completed a clinical research fellowship in Optical Coherence Tomography at the Tufts/New England Eye Center and the Research Laboratory for Electronics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more ›

  • Juan Ding

    Juan Ding, O.D., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Ding graduated Summa Cum Laude from The New England College of Optometry in 2017. She achieved the highest score in National Optometry Board Exam among over one thousand candidates in 2016. Prior to a clinical career, Ding received her PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Ohio University. Read more ›

  • Ana Bonaldi

    Ana Bonaldi, O.D.


    Dr. Ana Bonaldi graduated cum laude from Montclair State University with a BA in Biology and obtained her OD graduating as salutatorian and Summa Cum Laude from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She completed internships at the prestigious Boston Sight, various health centers in New England, and at the Worcester Department of Veterans Affairs. Read more ›

  • Firas Kassira

    Firas Kassira, O.D.


    Firas Kassira, OD, graduated from George Mason University with a BS in biology and obtained his OD degree from the New England College of Optometry. He completed externships at the 34th General Army Hospital in Augsburg, Germany, and various health centers in Virginia and Massachusetts. Read more ›