CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSPUBLICATIONSAjay E. Kuriyan, M.D., M.S.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 273-3937LocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659Rochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsAdjunct Assistant Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) Patient Care SettingOphthalmologyBiographyProfessional BackgroundAjay Kuriyan, M.D., M.S., is a American Board of Ophthalmology Certified retinal specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed his ophthalmology residency and retinal fellowship of the University of Miami's Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Kuriyan's clinical interests encompass the medical and surgical treatment of retinal disease. Some of these include retinal detachment surgery, drug therapy for macular degeneration and other diseases, the treatment of hereditary retinal diseases, and the treatment of diabetic eye disease. As a researcher, Dr. Kuriyan has contributed to or authored more than 50 peer reviewed articles, textbook chapters, presentations and scientific posters. His specific research interests include the use and development of technology related to the earlier detection of retinal disease, the treatment of endophthalmitis and pediatric retinal disease. Dr. Kuriyan is a Heed Ophthalmic Fellow, a member of the American Retina Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.CredentialsSpecialtiesPost-doctoral Training & Residency07/07/2014 - 06/30/2016Fellowship at Bascomb Palmer Eye Institute07/01/2011 - 06/30/2014Residency in Ophthalmology at Bascomb Palmer Eye Institute06/24/2010 - 06/23/2011Internship in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center-GMEVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles10/1/2019Singh RP, Hsueh J, Han MM, Kuriyan AE, Conti FF, Steinle N, Weng CY, Wong RW, Martinez JA, Wykoff CC. "Protecting Vision in Patients With Diabetes With Ultra-Widefield Imaging: A Review of Current Literature." Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina.. 2019 Oct 1; 50(10):639-648. 10/2019Nirwan RS, Albini TA, Sridhar J, Flynn HW, Kuriyan AE. "Assessing "Cell Therapy" Clinics Offering Treatments of Ocular Conditions using Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Websites in the United States." Ophthalmology.. 2019 Oct; 126(10):1350-1355. Epub 2019 Mar 21. 9/2019Venincasa MJ, Hubschman S, Kuriyan AE, Berrocal A, Sivalingam A, Albini TA, Sridhar J. "Perceptions of Vitreoretinal Surgical Fellowship Training in the United States." Ophthalmology. Retina.. 2019 Sep; 3(9):802-804. Epub 2019 May 10. VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Ajay E. Kuriyan, M.D., M.S.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Ajay E. Kuriyan, M.D., M.S. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.