Yuna Rapoport, MD, MPH

Dr. Yuna Rapoport received her Bachelor’s and M.D. at Northwestern University, where she was part of the accelerated Honors Program in Medical Education. She simultaneously received her Masters in Public Health at Northwestern University. Dr. Rapoport completed ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute in Nashville, TN. After residency, she obtained additional training as a Cornea and Refractive Surgery fellow at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School.

While in residency, Dr. Rapoport gave presentations at national conferences and performed research regarding the validation of a national criterion for Ocular Graft-Versus-Host-Disease. She also travelled to Nepal to study Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS). At Mass Eye and Ear, she served as a clinical instructor for residents in the MEEI Emergency room and published research regarding post-operative management of Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). She spent time volunteering in a clinic in Bolivia and speaks fluent Spanish and Russian, and is conversant in French and Hebrew.

Her professional interests include cataracts including complex cataracts, Keratoconus, Dry Eye Disease, Corneal Dystrophies including Fuchs’ Dystrophy, infectious diseases, and laser- correctable refractive error, and mastering the latest surgical techniques. Dr. Rapoport performs cataract surgery, partial and full thickness corneal transplants, and laser corrective surgery including LASIK and PRK. Her work regarding advances in eye care has been published in leading medical journals and presented at major ophthalmologic meetings. She is a member of American Academy of Ophthalmology and the New York State Ophthalmological Society and is Assistant Attending at Mount Sinai New York Eye and Ear and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospitals.