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Fadi Z. El Baba, MD

Medical Diseases of the Retina, Vitreous & Macula

Fadi El Baba, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of Retinal disorders. He obtained his Medical Degree…

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Location

Treatments offered

Education

  • Residency

    • Doheny Eye Institute; Los Angeles, CA

  • Internship

    • Good Samaritan Hospital; Portland, Oregon

  • Fellowship

    • Oregon Lions Eye Institute, Good Samaritan Medical Center; Portland Oregon

    • Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital; Baltimore, MD

  • Medical Residency

    • American University Hospital Medical Center; Beirut, Lebanon

  • Medical School

    • School of Medicine, American University of Beirut; Beirut, Lebanon

  • Undergraduate Degree

    • American University of Beirut; Beirut, Lebanon

Accomplishments

  • Honors and Awards

    • Visionary Award: Foundation Fighting Blindness

    • Aesculapius Award for Outstanding Teaching: SUNY at Stony Brook

    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society: American University of Beirut

Professional activities

  • Professional Activity

    Ophthalmology Alumni Association, American University of Beirut
  • Professional Activity

    Wilmer Residents Association
  • Professional Activity

    Doheny Eye Institute, Alumni Association
  • Professional Activity

    Fellow – American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Professional Activity

    Vitreous Society/ASRS
  • Professional Activity

    Suffolk County Ophthalmology Society
  • Professional Activity

    Long Island Ophthalmology Society
  • Professional Activity

    Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology
  • Academic Activities

    Vice Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
  • Academic Activities

    Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
  • Academic Activities

    Chief of Ophthalmology, Surgical Service, VA Hospital, Northport, NY

NewsOctober 4, 2019

Fadi El Baba, MD, Retinal Specialist, is the Latest Doctor to Join OCLI

Welcome, Fadi El Baba, MD to the OCLI team of doctors. Dr. El Baba is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of Retinal disorders. He will see patients exclusively in OCLI's East Setauket location beginning September 9th, 2019. Dr. El Baba joins OCLI after his impressive career which spans over 20 years…

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Biography

Fadi El Baba, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of Retinal disorders. He obtained his Medical Degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon School of Medicine, and completed his Ophthalmology residency at the Doheny Eye Institute, in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. El Baba completed his fellowship first at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, and then the Oregon Lions Eye Institute at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Portland Oregon. Dr. El Baba has served as an educator, mentor and administrator with SUNY Stony Brook since 1992, became Director of the Retina service in 2005 and was promoted to full Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology in 2009. In addition to the several committees to which Dr. El Baba is appointed, he has served as the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology with SUNY Stony Brook since 2012 and has been the Chief of Ophthalmology at the Northport VAMC since 1996.

Dr. El Baba has written over 20 peer-reviewed publications, in addition to writing abstracts, papers and poster presentations at Professional Meetings, beginning in 1982.  He has been recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor from 2006-2008 and from 2010 until 2019

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