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Jessica Ciralsky


Weill Cornell 1305 York Ave
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (646) 962-2020


  • Undergrad: Brown University
  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Residency: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Teaching Award: Weill Cornell (2012)
  • Fellow of the Year: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (2009)
  • Heed Fellowship (2008)
  • Anne Crosby Emery Fellowship (2000)

Society Memberships

  • AAO
  • ARVO
  • Cornea Society
  • Women in Ophthalmology


  • L Kiang, K Sippel, C Starr, J Ciralsky, M Rosenblatt, N Radcliffe, DJ D’Amico, and S Kiss. Vitreoretinal Surgery in the Setting of Permanent Keratoprosthesis. Archives of Ophthalmology. 2012 Apr;130(4):487-92.
  • Jessica Ciralsky, G. Papaliodis, C. Foster, C. Dohlman, J. Chodosh. Keratoprosthesis in Autoimmune Disease. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Aug;18(4):275-80. Review
  • Ahuero, F. Jakobiec, P. Bhat, Jessica Ciralsky, G. Papaliodis. Paraneoplastic Conjunctival Cicatrization: two different pathogenic types. Ophthalmology. 2010 Apr; 117(4):659-64. Epub 2010 Jan 4.
  • Jessica Ciralsky, K. Colby. Conjunctival Melanomas: Can the Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis be Applied? Seminars in Ophthalmology. 2009 May-Jun; 24(3):161-5.
  • Jessica Ciralsky, K. Colby. Congenital Corneal Opacities: A Review with a Focus on Genetics. Seminars in Ophthalmology. 2007 Oct;22(4):241-246.
  • N. Ghazi, Jessica Ciralsky, Shah SM, P. Campochiaro, J. Haller. Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema: The Vitreomacular Interface. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 Nov;144(5):747-754. Epub 2007 Sep 17.
  • E. Aliprandis, Jessica Ciralsky, H. Lai, I. Herling, H. Katz. Comparative Efficacy of Topical Moxifloxacin Versus Ciprofloxacin and Vancomycin in the Treatment of P. aeruginosa and Ciprofloxacin-Resistant MRSA Keratitis in Rabbits. Cornea. 2005;24(2):201-205.
  • Jessica Ciralsky, P Sood. “Presbyopia and Future Intraocular Lenses.” In: Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Ed: Henderson, Pineda, Chen. 2nd edition. In preparation.
  • T Harvey, D Goldman, A Fernandez, R Patel, Jessica Ciralsky. “Conjunctival Anatomy and Physiology” In: Ocular Surface Disease: Cornea, Conjunctiva, and Tear Film. Ed: Holland, Mannis. In preparation.