David R. Lally, M.D.

Dr LamDr. David R. Lally received a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed an ophthalmology residency at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and a surgical fellowship in vitreoretinal disease at Tufts/New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. Dr. Lally is board certified and an active member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS) with the Fellow of the American Society of Retinal Specialists (FASRS) award designation. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). He is an attending surgeon at Baystate Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of the Department of Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate.

Dr. Lally is a leading retinal clinical researcher for new treatments in retinal disease.  He’s participated in more than 40 clinical trials as an investigator, and he serves on trial steering committees and medical advisory boards.  He lectures nationally each year and has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles, including in The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA Ophthalmology, and Ophthalmology Retina.  He also serves as a reviewer for prominent academic journals including JAMA Ophthalmology, RETINA, OSLI Retina, and Retinal Cases & Brief Reports.  In 2022, Ophthalmology Management‘s selection committee selected Dr. Lally to an inaugural 40 Under 40 list recognizing “the next generation of ophthalmology: 40 ophthalmologists under 40 years old who have achieved excellence in their field.”

Dr. Lally’s interests include geographic atrophy, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, complex retinal detachment repair, macular hole and pucker repair,  and complications of cataract surgery.

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