David N. Zacks, M.D., Ph.D.

David N. Zacks, M.D., Ph.D.

Retina and Uveitis
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialty Interests

Diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous, including retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease, ocular trauma, ocular inflammation, macular and submacular surgery, surgical management of complex retinal detachments

Make an appointment with Dr. Zacks

  • Referring Physicians: M-LINE, 800-962-3555
  • Academic Office: 734-232-8404
  • Medical and Graduate School


  • Medical School
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1996
  • Residency
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Harvard University, 2000
  • Fellowship
    Vitreo-Retinal Surgery
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Harvard University, 2002

Research Focus

Mechanisms of retinal cell death during retinal diseases such as retinal detachments, age-related macular degeneration and ocular inflammatory disease; particular focus is on the role of apoptosis in the death of photoreceptor cells and the development of neuroprotective therapies for preservation of retinal elements during retinal disease

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Last Modified: Monday, 06-Mar-2017 14:43:42 EST