Medical Advisor

Vicente Diaz, MD, MBA

Dr. Vicente Diaz is an ABMS board certified ophthalmologist and Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs at Yale Medicine and Chief of Ophthalmology at Yale Health. He specializes in ocular inflammatory and infectious diseases. He is also the chief of ophthalmology at Bridgeport Hospital and director of ophthalmology for the Bridgeport Hospital Burn Unit, where he oversees the care of all patients with Stevens-Johnsons syndrome, a rare and potentially lethal disease.


  • Yale School of Medicine, MD
  • Yale School of Management, MBA
  • Brown University, BA


  • American Board of Ophthalmology – Ophthalmology

Professional Accomplishments

  • Completed ophthalmology residency at Yale University
  • Founded the La Unidad Latina Medical Guild and was the architect of its annual medical mission to the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and Honduras, where he performs surgery, teaches residents, and cares for patients in need
  • Completed a fellowship in ocular immunology and infectious disease at The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary



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