Szilard Kiss, M.D.


Honors and Awards


America's Top Ophthalmologists, Consumers' Research Council of America (2010, 2011, 2012)


Named to Marquis Who's Who in America list (2012)


American Society of Retina Specialists Rhett Buckler Award (2009)


Pan American Association of Ophthalmology Paul Kayser International Scholar (2008)


Ronald G. Michels Foundation Fellowship (2007)


New England Ophthalmological Society Sanford D. Hecht Research Award (2007)


Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and The Schepens Eye Research Institute Joint Clinical Research Center Pilot Project Grant (2006 - 2008)


The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship (2006 - 2007)


American Academy of Ophthalmology Advocacy Ambassador (2006)


NIH T-35 Short-term Research Training Grant (2001)


Dr. Alfred Steiner/Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons Dean's Award for Outstanding Medical Student Research (2000)


New York Academy of Medicine Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grant in Cardiovascular Research (2000)


Merck/American Federation of Ageing Research Scholarship in Geriatric Pharmacology (2000)


American Heart Association Student Scholarship in Cerebrovascular Disease (2000)


Edward B. Schlesinger Fellowship in Neurological Surgery (1999 - 2000)


Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons Dean’s Research Fellowship (1998)


Columbia College Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship (1996 & 1997)


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Undergraduate Research Fellowship (1995 & 1996)


The Rockefeller University Undergraduate Research Fellowship (1995 - 1996)



New York Medical License


Massachusetts Medical License


Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology



Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 2003-present


American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), 2003-present


Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, 2007-present


American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), 2006-present


Society of Heed Fellows, 2006-present


Manhattan Retina Club, 2008-present


Vitrectomy-Buckle Society, 2009-present


The Ophthalmic Laser Surgical Society (OLSS), 2009-present


The New York Clinical Society, 2010-present


Retina CONNECT, 2010-present


European Society of Retina Specialists, 2010-present


American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, 2011-present


Macula Society, Member of the Bylaws Committee, 2012-present


Retina Society, 2012-present

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