Amirfarbod  Yazdanyar, MD

Amirfarbod Yazdanyar, MD

Specialty: Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Poughkeepsie Oakwood Campus

Oakwood Commons 2507 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5465

Lab Services
Putnam Hospital Center - 664

664 Stoneleigh Avenue
Carmel, NY 10512-3921

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About Provider Amirfarbod Yazdanyar, MD:

Dr. Yazdanyar is a board certified ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon. He has shown consistent commitment to his patients, and is devoted to providing outstanding medical and surgical care for those with vitreoretinal disorders.

Before joining Optum, Dr. Yazdanyar was in private practice at Mohawk Valley Retina in central New York. Prior to that, he served as the Director of the Retina Service at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. In this capacity, he continues to train the next generation of medical students and ophthalmologists.

Dr. Yazdanyar has been involved in many research projects in the field of retina. He has published multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters, and has given lectures nationally and internationally.


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Languages Spoken: English
Gender: Male

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Awards & Recognitions:
  • SUNY Chancellors Award for Research Excellence
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Research Foundation/Lawrence Travel Award
  • Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) Research to Prevent Blindness Resident and Fellow Research Award
  • Raymond R. Margherio Award from the Retina Society
  • Medical Education
    • SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn
  • Residency
    • SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn
  • Fellowship
    • University of California, Davis
Professional Affiliations:
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)