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Cesar A Sierra, MD, FACS


Aesthetic ophthalmic and facial surgery including eyelid surgery, endoscopic brow and forehead lift, face lift, BOTOX® and dermal fillers.

Reconstructive and functional surgery such as scarless transcanalicular laser-assisted endoscopic dacryocystorrhinostomy, repair of ptosis, malposition of the eyelids, tumors of the eyelid and orbit, and orbital fractures. 


Yale University School of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology 


June 2002: Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology


State of Connecticut Physician License (#040323)


Yale New Haven Hospital
Norwalk Hospital
Bridgeport Hospital

2000-2002: Fellowship

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Sponsored Fellowship,
Kresge Eye Institute and William Beaumont Hospital,
Consultants in Ophthalmic & Facial Plastic Surgery
Southfield, Michigan
Frank A. Nesi, M.D. and Geoffrey J. Gladstone, M.D., Preceptors

1997 - 2000: Resident

Ophthalmology Residency
Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, Connecticut

1996 - 1997: Internship

Internship, San Juan City Hospital
Puerto Rico Medical Center San Juan, Puerto Rico

1992 - 1996: Medical Doctor Degree

Medical Doctor Degree, Cum Laude
Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine
Bayamón, Puerto Rico

1987 - 1992: Bachelor in Science

Bachelor in Science, Major in Biology, Cum Laude
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
Río Piedras, Puerto Rico


2008 – present American College of Surgeons
2002 – present Pan-American Associates of Ophthalmology
2001 – present American Academy of Ophthalmology


Lifetime: Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society

July 2000: Marvin Sears Clinical Excellent Award, Yale Eye Center, New Haven, Connecticut

July 2000: American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award

1996 – 1995: Elected to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges

Summer 1995: Member of the Gifted Student Summer Program sponsored by the García- Rinaldi Foundation and Pavía Hospital Cardiovascular Care Center, Santurce, Puerto Rico

April 1995: Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society; inducted in junior year; elected President in senior year


2006 – present: Transcanalicular laser-assisted endoscopic dacryocystorrhinostomy.

2000 – present: The clinical value of mitomycin-C in the outcome of non-laser assisted endoscopic dacryocystorrhinostomy with Geoffrey J. Gladstone, M.D., Kresge Eye Institute and William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan 

2000 – 2002: Prognostic value of lacrimal irrigation after endoscopic dacryocystorrhinostomy with silicone tube with Geoffrey J. Gladstone, M.D. and Frank A. Nesi, M.D., Kresge Eye Institute and William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan 

1997 – 2000: Effect of spinal cord injury dose of methylprednisolone in patients with traumatic optic neuropathy at Yale Eye Center under Brian DeBroff, M.D., Yale University 

1993: Investigation of “The physiologic response to inflammation of the Sartorius muscle of the Rana pipiens” under José del Castillo, M.D.; Institute of Neurobiology, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus 

1991 – 1992: Investigation of “Pharmacological sensitivity of the articular capsule of the primary spines of the Eucidaris tribuloides” under José del Castillo, M.D.; Institute of Neurobiology, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus


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