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Kyle Godfrey , MD

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology
1305 York Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, New York, United States

Kyle J. Godfrey, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculofacial plastic surgery, a sub-specialty focused on plastic and reconstructive surgery of eyelids, orbit (eye socket), lacrimal (tear drainage) system, eyebrows, and face. 

Dr. Godfrey is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine where he received the Ophthalmology Achievement Award for clinical, academic, and research excellence. His ophthalmology training was at the Shiley Eye Institute at the University of California San Diego, where he was selected to serve as Chief Resident. He is a Magna cum laude graduate of Westmont College, where he earned a B.S. in Chemistry with Major Honors distinction for his laboratory research on a novel pharmaceutical synthesis technique. He completed a two-year fellowship sponsored by the prestigious American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS).


Representative Publications:

Predominant Contribution of Superior Rectus-Levator Complex Enlargement to Optic Neuropathy and Inferior Visual Field Defects in Thyroid Eye Disease

Radiotherapy for Active Thyroid Eye Disease

Refractive Changes Following Corrective Surgery for Thyroid-Related Orbitopathy

Chemodenervation of Extraocular Muscles With Botulinum Toxin in Thyroid Eye Disease

Association of Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea With Thyroid Eye Disease: Compressive Optic Neuropathy