Nicole Siegel, MD

Nicole Siegel, MD, an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Boston University School of Medicine, is the Vice Chair of Education and the Program Director of the Ophthalmology Residency. Formerly, she served as the Associate Program Director and the Director of Medical Student Education in the Department of Ophthalmology for the Boston University School of Medicine. She is a vitreoretinal surgeon with her academic practice at Boston University School of Medicine, as part of the Boston University Eye Associates (BUEA). She sees patients at Boston Medical Center and at the BUEA Brockton office. Dr. Siegel's clinical and surgical interests include diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, intraocular inflammation, retinal detachments, macular holes and membranes, dislocated intraocular lenses.

Dr. Siegel completed both her Ophthalmology residency, serving as chief resident, and her two-year vitreoretinal Surgery fellowship at Boston Medical Center. Prior to that, Dr. Siegel graduated from the New York University School of Medicine. During her time in medical school she spent time doing research and was the vice president of the NYU chapter of Unite For Sight.

Dr. Siegel's research interests include evaluating patient satisfaction for sedation used in ophthalmic surgery, intraocular inflammation, the diagnostic yield of aqueous and vitreous biomarkers and on-going multi-disciplinary projects. In addition to invited oral presentations and authoring manuscripts, case reports and book chapters, Dr. Siegel is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, Women in Retina, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Massachusetts Medical Society, and the New England Ophthalmological Society.

2019-2020 Boston University Medical Center: Women's Leadership Program, Participant
2019 Boston University Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology: Outstanding Clinical Instructor
2010-2011 Boston University Medical Center: Chief Resident- Department of Ophthalmology
2004 New York University School of Medicine: National Deans List for Academic Honors
2003 Dartmouth College: Cum Laude Honors
2003 Dartmouth College: National Society of Collegiate Scholars

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  1. Oke I, Loporchio DF, Siegel NH, Subramanian ML, LaMattina KC. Chorioretinal paracoccidioidomycosis treated with intravitreal voriconazole and therapeutic vitrectomy. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2021 Sep; 23:101187.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34430756; PMCID: PMC8368784; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2021.101187;
  2. Fereshetian S, Agranat JS, Siegel N, Ness S, Stein TD, Subramanian ML. Protein and Imaging Biomarkers in the Eye for Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis Rep. 2021 May 03; 5(1):375-387.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34189409; PMCID: PMC8203283; DOI: 10.3233/ADR-210283;
  3. Loporchio DF, Tam EK, Cho J, Chung J, Jun GR, Xia W, Fiorello MG, Siegel NH, Ness S, Stein TD, Subramanian ML. Cytokine Levels in Human Vitreous in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy. Cells. 2021 Apr 30; 10(5).View Related Profiles. PMID: 33946446; PMCID: PMC8147162; DOI: 10.3390/cells10051069;
  4. Ness S, Green M, Loporchio D, Port AD, Chen X, Siegel NH, Poulaki V, Subramanian ML. Risk factors for fellow eye treatment in protocol T. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2021 Aug; 259(8):2203-2212.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33566149
  5. Cho J, Siegel N, Subramanian ML, Ying H, Ness S. RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE NEOVASCULAR GLAUCOMA FROM CYTOMEGALOVIRUS RETINITIS IN A NON-HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS PATIENT. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2021 Jan 01; 15(1):62-64.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29533389
  6. Osathanugrah P, Sanjiv N, Siegel NH, Ness S, Chen X, Subramanian ML. The Impact of Race on Short-term Treatment Response to Bevacizumab in Diabetic Macular Edema. Am J Ophthalmol. 2021 02; 222:310-317.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33045219
  7. Subramanian ML, Vig V, Chung J, Fiorello MG, Xia W, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Zetterberg M, Shareef F, Siegel NH, Ness S, Jun GR, Stein TD. Neurofilament light chain in the vitreous humor of the eye. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2020 09 17; 12(1):111.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32943089; PMCID: PMC7500015; DOI: 10.1186/s13195-020-00677-4;
  8. Port AD, Nolan JG, Siegel NH, Chen X, Ness SD, Subramanian ML. Combined phaco-vitrectomy provides lower costs and greater area under the curve vision gains than sequential vitrectomy and phacoemulsification. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2021 Jan; 259(1):45-52.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32813107
  9. Subramanian ML, Stein TD, Siegel N, Ness S, Fiorello MG, Kim D, Roy S. Upregulation of Lysyl Oxidase Expression in Vitreous of Diabetic Subjects: Implications for Diabetic Retinopathy. Cells. 2019 09 21; 8(10).View Related Profiles. PMID: 31546618; PMCID: PMC6829411; DOI: 10.3390/cells8101122;
  10. Peeler CE, Villani CM, Fiorello MG, Lee HJ, Subramanian ML. Patient Satisfaction with Oral versus Intravenous Sedation for Cataract Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Ophthalmology. 2019 09; 126(9):1212-1218.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31002834
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