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May 24, 2018

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Eighteen Emory Eye Center residents and fellows prepare to graduate


On Saturday, June 2, Emory Eye Center faculty and staff will recognize the 2018 graduates of its ophthalmology residency and fellowship programs. Six residents and twelve fellows will graduate and move to the next step of their training or careers.

Congratulations to the graduating residents:



From top left:
Nikhil Anand, MD – Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, Ga.

Zachary Balest, MD – Gainesville Eye Associates, Gainesville, Ga.

Jonathan Katz, MD – Glaucoma fellowship with Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, Ga.

Morgan Micheletti, MD – Berkeley Eye Center, Houston, Tx.

Sahitya Reddy, MD – Airala Laser and Cataract Institute, Miami, Fla.

Sandeep (Sunny) Walia, MD – Dignity Foundation Physician Group, Bakersfield, Ga.

Congratulations to the graduating fellows:

2018 EEC Graduating Fellows


From top left:

Andrew Anzeljc, MD (oculoplastics) – Baptist Eye Surgeons, Knoxville, Tenn.

Scott Barb, MD (surgical retina) – Baptist Eye Surgeons, Knoxville, Tenn.

Arpita Bhasin, MD, PhD (cornea) – Eye Consultants of Atlanta, Stockbridge, Ga.

A’sha Brown, MD (medical retina) – Harman Eye Center, Danville, Va.

Daniel Capiz, MD (ocular pathology) – Fundacion Hospital Nuestra Señora de la Luz, Mexico City, Mexico

Eman Hawy, MD (neuro-ophthalmology) – Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif.

Sasha Mansukhani, MD (pediatric ophthalmology) – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Emily Wright Mayes, MD (glaucoma) – Tucson Eye Care, Tucson, Az.

Jonathan Micieli, MD (neuro-ophthalmology) – University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

William Pearce, MD (surgical retina) – Georgia Eye Institute, Savannah, Ga.

Fran Wu, MD, MPH (global ophthalmology) – Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex.

Matthew Young, MD (glaucoma) – Commonwealth Eye Care Associates, Richmond, Va.


Emory Eye Center wishes each of them well in their future endeavors.



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