Department of Ophthalmology: Meet our Doctors

Our physicians—conveniently located at the Mass. Eye and Ear main campus at 243 Charles Street in Boston and at our suburban locations—strive to provide you with the best medical and surgical care available anywhere in the world. They use the most advanced tools available to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of eye conditions and diseases. Whether you are having a routine eye exam; undergoing laser vision correction surgery; or receiving treatment for a complex eye-related problem, such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, or diabetic retinopathy, you are in the hands of caring and compassionate physicians who are dedicated to preserving your vision.

Learn more about our caregivers and what inspired them to enter ophthalmology by selecting one of the physicians from the list.

Featured Specialists:

James Chodosh, MD, MPH

ChodoshJames Chodosh, MD, MPH, was in medical school when he discovered his passion for ophthalmology. “I was stunned by the beauty of the human eye. I thought I would never tire of examining eyes. And I never have,” he says.

Today, he is Associate Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service at Mass. Eye and Ear. He cares for patients with a broad range of conditions that affect the cornea—the clear, outer layer of the eye that plays an important role in focusing vision.

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Brittney Mazza, OD

MazzaBDr. Brittney Mazza’s interest in optometry began during her senior year of high school, when she interned at a local ophthalmology practice. “I quickly became excited about the possibility of providing similar care one day,” she said.

Today, Dr. Mazza is an optometrist at Mass. Eye and Ear, where she provides comprehensive eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions, and fittings for both traditional and specialty contact lenses.

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Rachel Huckfeldt, MD, PhD

Huckfeldt Rachel 150x225Dr. Rachel Huckfeldt’s longstanding interest in retina abnormalities grew out of her PhD research in neuroscience.

Today, she is a a member of the Inherited Retinal Disorders (IRD) Service and Retina Service at Mass. Eye and Ear, where she cares for patients with common retinal disorders, as well as rare, hereditary retinal disorders that result in gradual vision loss.

Read more about Dr. Huckfeldt