Regina M. Smolyak, M.D.

Regina M. Smolyak, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio

Dr. Smolyak's research interests include clinical trials. She is also dedicated to the education of residents, medical students and provides training to medical personnel both inside and outside of ophthalmology.

Recent Journal Articles

2007 Aug
Nolan MJ, Giovingo MC, Miller AM, Wertz RD, Ritch R, Liebmann JM, Allingham RR, Herndon LW, Wax MB, Smolyak R, Hasan F, Barnett EM, Samples JR, Knepper PA. "Aqueous humor sCD44 concentration and visual field loss in primary open-angle glaucoma." Journal of glaucoma. 2007 Aug; 16(5):419-29.
2004 Dec
Camras CB, Toris CB, Sjoquist B, Milleson M, Thorngren JO, Hejkal TW, Patel N, Barnett EM, Smolyak R, Hasan SF, Hellman C, Meza JL, Wax MB, Stjernschantz J. "Detection of the free acid of bimatoprost in aqueous humor samples from human eyes treated with bimatoprost before cataract surgery." Ophthalmology. 2004 Dec; 111(12):2193-8.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary


Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology


Glaucoma Fellowship | Washington University2002
Ophthalmology Residency | Albert Einstein School of Medicine2001
MD | Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry1997
BS | Biochemistry | University of Rochester1992
Internal Medicine Transitional Internship | St. Vincent's HospitalAttended 1997 - 1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Residency in Ophthalmology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva Uni07/01/1998 - 06/30/2001
Internship in Transitional at St. Vincent's Hospital Medical Center- Manhattan07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998