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Myron Yanoff

Myron Yanoff MD

Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Ophthalmology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Myron Yanoff received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in Philadelphia. He completed residency training in both pathology and ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a fellowship in ophthalmic pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC. He also undertook a retinal fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Yanoff is Chair Emeritus of the Department of Ophthalmology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. Formerly, he was Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Scheie Eye Institute.

Board-certified in both ophthalmology and pathology, Dr. Yanoff has published over 190 scientific articles and authored, coauthored, or edited over 45 textbooks in the field of ophthalmology and ocular pathology. In 1988, he received one of the highest honors in American science—the Senior Distinguished U.S. Scientist Award (Humboldt Research Award).

Positions:

Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Ophthalmology at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Degrees:

BA University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Postgraduate Training:

Residency (pathology): Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Residency (ophthalmology): Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fellowship (ophthalmic pathology): Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC

Fellowship (retina service): Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Certifications:

Ophthalmology

Pathology

Clinical Interests:

General ophthalmology

Diabetic retinopathy

Ophthalmic pathology

Disclosures

Dr. Yanoff has no disclosures to report.