Eric Nudleman, M.D., Ph.D.

Eric Nudleman, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Nudleman at UC San Diego Health

Eric D. Nudleman, M.D., Ph.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute. He joined UC San Diego (UCSD) after completing his fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the renowned William Beaumont Hospital. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Nudleman graduated from Stanford University with bachelors and doctoral degrees. He earned his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York then went on to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri for his residency.

Dr. Nudleman is the recipient of many prestigious honors such as the Ronald G. Michels Fellowship, Heed Fellowship, the Doris P. and Harry I. Wexler Prize, Rosenbaum Research Award, and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology/Research to Prevent Blindness Resident and Fellow Research Forum Award.

He has participated in multiple National Eye Institute and industry-sponsored clinical trials. At UCSD, Dr. Nudleman’s clinical focus is on vitreoretinal diseases and surgery, with a special interest in pediatric vitreoretinopathies. His laboratory focuses on developmental angiogenesis and the role of the Wnt signaling pathway with a particular interest in identifying novel targets to treat vascular diseases. Meet our other Fresh Start nonprofit volunteers.


Surgery Weekends

  • January 9th & 10th, 2021
  • March 6th & 7th, 2021
  • May 15th & 16th, 2021
  • July 17th & 18th, 2021
  • September 11th & 12th, 2021
  • November 6th & 7th, 2021


  • February 5th (Bartsch)
  • March 26th (Yoshikane)
  • April 2nd (Bartsch)
  • May 28th (Zorro)
  • June 11th(Godes)
  • July 30th (Kohani)
  • August 27th (Kohani)
  • September 17th (Bartsch)
  • October 1st (Bartsch)
  • October 15th(Godes)
  • November 19th (Kohani)
  • Dec 3, 2021 – ???

Medical Program Committee Dates

  • February 11, 2021
  • April 8, 2021
  • June 24, 2021
  • August 19, 2021
  • October 7, 2021
  • December 9, 2021


*MPC meetings are on Thursdays from 7am-9am. ALL meetings are now held at AMN Healthcare. Reminders will be sent prior to each meeting.


Our Medical Program consists of the Surgery Weekend Program, Dental Clinics & Support Services.