R. Theodore Smith, MD, PhD
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PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology
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Ophthalmology (Eye)
Research Topics
Biomedical Sciences, Cardiovascular, Genetics, Ophthalmology, Retina, Vision

MD, Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, Winthrop-University Hospital

Residency, Ophthalmology, Jacobi Medical Center

Residency, Ophthalmology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Fellowship, Retina and Vitreous Surgery, University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary


American Board of Ophthalmology

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Smith during 2022 and/or 2023. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • Ora Inc

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.