Dr. David R. Lally graduated from Vanderbilt University and received a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, and then went on to a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery at Tufts/New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. Dr. Lally is board certified and is an active member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). 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. In addition, he is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Dr. Lally has published numerous research manuscripts and book chapters including over 20 peer-reviewed articles. He has publications in the distinguished New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and JAMA Ophthalmology, and he presents lectures at local and national meetings every year. He has participated as a research investigator in over 20 clinical trials for age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, macular telangiectasia, retinal detachment, and vitreomacular adhesion. He acts as the principal investigator for all clinical trials at the Retina Research Institute at New England Retina Consultants. He also serves as a manuscript reviewer for several academic journals including JAMA Ophthalmology, OSLI Retina, Retinal Cases & Brief Reports, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Lally’s surgical interests include complex retinal detachment repair, macular hole and pucker repair, complications of diabetes, and complications of cataract surgery.
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