Department of Ophthalmology: Meet our Doctors

Our doctors—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 doctors who are dedicated to preserving your vision.

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


Featured Specialists:

Mary Beth Aronow, M.D.

head shot Mary AronowDr. Mary Beth Aronow loves to exceed her patients’ expectations. “Sometimes when patients come to us, they’ve already seen multiple specialists, and they don’t have much hope. But we can establish the correct diagnosis, provide top-notch treatment, and in some cases, restore or preserve their vision,” she says. 

At Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Aronow specializes in eye tumors and medical diseases of the retina. 

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Z. Katie Luo, M.D., Ph.D.

Head shot of Dr. LuoFascinated by the complexity and beauty of the eye, Dr. Z. Katie Luo was first drawn to ophthalmology in medical school, in part, because of her interest in microsurgery. 

At Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Luo is a cornea specialist and comprehensive ophthalmologist who performs cataract surgeries, laser vision correction procedures, and pterygium surgeries. 

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Nazlee Zebardast, M.D.

Headshot of Dr. Zebardast NazleeDr. Nazlee Zebardast is passionate about global health. It combines her love of travel with her desire to save vision in patients with glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that damages the optic nerve. 

At Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Zebardast treats all types of glaucoma but specializes in angle-closure glaucoma.

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