Gary J. Lelli, Jr.
Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Department of Ophthalmology
New York, NY
Gary J. Lelli is Vice Chair of Ophthalmology, Director of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive, and Orbital Surgery, and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York, NY. Dr. Lelli received his doctor of medicine degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY; completed his internship at Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in New York, NY; and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center in Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Lelli completed his American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) at the combined New York City ASOPRS program, where he now serves as the fellowship director. Dr. Lelli is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Associational for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Lelli is a reviewer for several journals, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the British Journal of Ophthalmology, and has written numerous papers and textbook chapters. In addition to presenting at national and international meetings, Dr. Lelli actively participates in global mission work, and to this end, has taught and performed surgeries in East Africa. Dr. Lelli’s clinical interests include eyelid, orbital, and lacrimal system disorders.