Emory Eye Center


New Faculty

Jeremy K. Jones, MD Jeremy K. Jones, MD, joins the Eye Center’s section of glaucoma this summer. He also serves as Grady Memorial Hospital’s associate chief of ophthalmology. Jones is a native Georgian and received his undergraduate degree from Berry College. He completed his medical education at the Emory University School of Medicine and subsequently completed a transitional year internship at Emory University. He completed his ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship at Emory as well.

Jones is actively involved in clinical trials investigating new therapeutic options for glaucoma. He is particularly interested in the education of ophthalmology residents and medical students as well as advocacy on behalf of his profession and his patients. His clinical interests include medical and surgical management of glaucoma, laser therapy for glaucoma and surgical management of cataracts. Jones is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Jason H. Peragallo, MD Jason H. Peragallo, MD, joins the Eye Center’s sections of neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology and biochemistry from Brandeis University. He attended medical school at the New York University School of Medicine and completed residency in ophthalmology at New York Medical College. He then completed a pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus fellowship at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California Los Angeles, followed by a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at Emory University.

His clinical interests include pediatric strabismus, pediatric neuro-ophthalmology, adult strabismus, and adult neuro-ophthalmology. Peragallo holds an academic interest in the evaluation and treatment of strabismus due to neurologic disease and in the treatment of children with ophthalmic disease from neurologic processes. He has conducted strabismus research in patients with neurologic disorders. He holds membership in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. He has presented platform presentations and posters at national meetings.

Vandana C. Reddy, MD Vandana C. Reddy, MD, joined the section of comprehensive in fall 2012. She received her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience at Wellesley College and attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia, completing her residency in ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic. She then completed a cornea fellowship at the University of Michigan’s Kellogg Eye Center.

Her clinical interests include diseases of the cornea, corneal transplant, cataract surgery, and general eye care. Having an academic interest in mentoring and training medical students and residents, she also has a strong interest in international eye care and has spent time learning and practicing small incision sutureless extracapsular cataract surgeries. Reddy has conducted research in ocular surface disease, corneal sensitivity and corneal nerve density in patients with different neurologic disorders and various other systemic diseases.

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