Our Current Fellows

Medical Retina

Christy M. Cunningham, MD

Christy Cunningham, MD


  • Ophthalmology Residency, Cook County Hospital
  • MD, Chicago Medical School
  • BS, Psychology, Northern Illinois University

Surgical Retina

Sam Abbassi, MD

Sam Abbassi


  • Ophthalmology Residency, University of California Davis Medical Center
  • MD, Rush Medical College
  • MS, Anatomy & Cell Biology, Rush University
  • BS, Biochemistry, UCLA

Daniel L. Feiler, MD

Daniel Feiler


  • Ophthalmology Residency, Cole Eye Institute/Cleveland Clinic
  • MD, University of Rochester, School of Medicine
  • BS, Psychobiology, SUNY Binghamton

Sun Young Lee, MD

Sun Young Lee


  • MD, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan, South Korea
  • PhD, Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, South Korea
  • Ophthalmology Residency, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, South Korea
  • Fellowship, Vitreoretinal, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
  • Fellowship, Postdoctoral, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
  • Ophthalmology Residency, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles

James J. Peairs, MD

James Peairs


  • Ophthalmology Residency, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • MA, Medical Sciences, Boston University Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
  • BS, Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC

Retina Clinical and Molecular Research

Elaine M. Binkley, MD

Elaine Binkley


  • Surgical Retina Fellowship, University of Iowa
  • Ophthalmology Residency, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • MD, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio
  • BS, Biology, Denison University, Granville, OH