A Team Of Specialists


Avni P. Vyas, M.D. Curriculum Vitae - Go Back

1997-2001 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, B.S. in Biology
2001-2005 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, M.D. degree
Post-doctoral training:
2005-2006 Transitional Medicine Internship, MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, Illinois
2006-2009 Ophthalmology Residency, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2009-2010 Medical Retina Fellowship, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Appointments and Positions:
2010-present Clinical Instructor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Ophthalmology

Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies:
2004 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
2005-present American Medical Association
2006-present American Academy of Ophthalmology
2010-present Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society

2011 Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology

Medical Licensure:
2010 State of Pennsylvania

1997-1999 University of Michigan, James B. Angell Scholar
2000 Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
2001 University of Michigan, Graduation with Highest Distinction (top 3%)
2002 John A. Hartford / American Federation for Aging Research Medical Student Scholarship
2003 David C. Martin Award for Academic Excellence in Geriatric Medicine
2004 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2005 Department of Ophthalmology Medical Student Award
2005 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (class rank in top ten)
2008-2009 Co-Chief Resident, Wills Eye Institute


Gupta OP, Shienbaum G, Patel AH, Fecarotta C, Kaiser RS, Regillo CD. A treat and extend regimen using ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration clinical and economic impact. Ophthalmology. 2010 Nov:117(11):2134-40.

Barahimi B, Patel A, Bilyk J. Orbital Metastasis Mimicking Subperiosteal Abscess. Orbit. 2010 June:29(3):166-8.

Zaslow C, Patel A. Wills Eye Resident Case Series. Rev Ophthalmol. 2008 Aug:15(8).

Patel A, Hammersmith K. Contact lens-related microbial keratitis: recent outbreaks. CurrOpinOphthalmol. 2008 Jul:19(4):302-6.

Burgansky-Eliash Z, Wollstein G, Patel A, Bilonick RA, Ishikawa H, Kagemann L, Dilworth WD, Schuman JS. Glaucoma detection with matrix and standard achromatic perimetry. Br J Ophthalmol. 2007 Jul;91(7):933-8.

Patel A, Wollstein G, Ishikawa H, Schuman JS. Comparison of visual field defects using matrix perimetry and standard achromatic perimetry. Ophthalmology. 2007 Mar;114(3):480-7.

Patel A, Coates PS, Nelson JB, Trump DL, Resnick NM, Greenspan SL. Does bone mineral density and knowledge influence health-related behaviors of elderly men at risk for osteoporosis? J ClinDensitom. 2003 Winter;6(4):323-30.



Patel A, Gupta OP, Shienbaum G, Fecarotta C, Kaiser RS, Regillo CD. Ranibizumab for Neovascular AMD Using a Treat and Extend Regimen. The American Academy of Ophthalmology 2009 Joint Meeting.

Patel A, Wollstein G, Ishikawa H, Schuman JS. Comparison of Glaucomatous Visual Field Defects Using Matrix Perimetry and Swedish Interactive Thresholding Algorithm (SITA) Perimetry. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2005 Annual Meeting.

 Patel A, Coates PS, Nelson JB, Trump DL, Resnick NM, Greenspan SL. Does Bone Mineral Density and Knowledge Influence Health-Related Behaviors of Elderly Men at Risk for Osteoporosis? The American Geriatrics Society 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting.