Gerald Fishman, MD

Professor Emeritus Department of Ophthalmology
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Biographical Info

BA—Western Reserve University, Ohio

MD—Ohio State University School of Medicine

Residency—Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

NEI Research Fellowship in Ocular Pathology—Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary


Dr. Fishman retired from UIC in 2010 to accept a position as Director, Center for Inherited Retinal Disease, at the Chicago Lighthouse for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired after a career spanning 36 years as a member of the Department’s faculty directing ground-breaking research on hereditary retinal diseases.

Categories: Ophthalmology Emeritus Faculty