Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
“Preserving and restoring vision carries a tremendous responsibility, which I do not take lightly. The trust of my patients and families must be continuously earned, and I am grateful for the opportunity to do so. I strive to provide high-quality care that focuses on the individual, with an emphasis on helping patients understand their condition and the available treatment options.”
Ethan Sobol, M.D. is an ophthalmologist, retina specialist and vitreoretinal surgeon at The Retina Group of Washington. His areas of clinical focus include the treatment of medical and surgical retinal conditions in both adult and pediatric patients.
Dr. Sobol graduated with an undergraduate degree in economics and physics from Emory University in Atlanta. He earned his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he graduated with Distinction in Clinical Investigation and was selected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. His training continued with a Transitional Year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, followed by residency in ophthalmology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Sobol then completed a two-year fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Sobol has received numerous honors and awards, including the Emory Eye Center Resident and Fellow Research Day Award, recognition from the Ophthalmology Times as a Top 15 Research Honoree Program Finalist, and an Oral Presentation Award at the New York Academy of Medicine Ophthalmology Research Night. He has received research grants and awards from the Manhattan Eye Foundation, the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO), and Fight For Sight. Dr. Sobol has presented at various national and international meetings, including the American Society of Retina Specialists, Retina Fellows Forum, Atlantic Coast Retina Club and Macula Meeting, and the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology. He has authored original research in many peer-reviewed publications, such as the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Retina, European Journal of Ophthalmology, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Ocular Oncology and Pathology, and others. Dr. Sobol has also authored several book chapters on both pediatric and adult vitreoretinal conditions.
Dr. Sobol is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) and a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO), and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). Dr. Sobol is licensed in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. He has hospital affiliations with Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Children’s National Hospital, Johns Hopkins Suburban Hospital, and INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital.