George Papaliodis, M.D.
For George Papaliodis, MD, ophthalmology is more than a professional interest—it’s a deep-rooted passion. “My grandmother was diagnosed with glaucoma and experienced vision loss. That’s when I saw, firsthand, just how important quality eye care is for patients,” he explained.
Suzanne K. Freitag, M.D.
As an ophthalmic plastic surgeon, Dr. Suzanne Freitag understands the importance of interdepartmental collaboration. Many of her patients have complex conditions that require input from several different specialists. Since joining Mass. Eye and Ear as the Director of the Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service
in 2011, Dr. Freitag has successfully led this multidisciplinary service, which performs a wide range of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries.
Jan Kylstra, M.D.
With nearly three decades of experience in clinical care and academic medicine, Dr. Jan Kylstra specializes in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases, especially age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy. As a member of Mass. Eye and Ear’s Retina Service, he not only repairs retinal tears, retinal detachments, and macular holes, but also has expertise in retinal infectious diseases, particularly in the context of HIV/AIDS.