Dr. Estela Ogiste graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. degree in physics. She received a Master’s degree in physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and attended medical school at The Weill Cornell School of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. in Biophysics at The Rockefeller University, where she did her research in the mammalian visual cortex. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York and her ophthalmology residency training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Ogiste has published numerous papers on the mammalian and invertebrate visual cortices.
Dr. Ogiste was the Managing Director of Madison Avenue Physicians, P.C. and an Assistant Clinical Professor in Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. She specializes in cataract and glaucoma lasers and procedures and performs hundreds of ophthalmic procedures a year.