Iryna A. Falkenstein, M.D.

Glaucoma Specialist and Cataract Surgeon

Professional Background

Prior to joining our practice Dr. Falkenstein served as an attending physician on the full-time glaucoma faculty at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston for 4 years, earning a reputation as an outstanding clinician and surgeon. She has also authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Falkenstein is an active member of the American Glaucoma Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Education Background

Dr. Falkenstein is a board certified and fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in medical and surgical glaucoma management. She completed her medical education, including an ophthalmology residency at Crimean Medical University in Russia and subsequently worked as a research fellow for 3 years at Shiley Eye Center at UC San Diego. She finished her ophthalmology residency at UTHSCA in San Antonio, TX and completed a glaucoma fellowship with Dr. Donald Budenz at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2013.