Dr. David R. Lally graduated from Vanderbilt University and received a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, and then went on to a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery at Tufts/New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. Dr. Lally is board certified and is an active member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is an attending surgeon at Baystate Medical Center and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Lally has published numerous research manuscripts and book chapters including 20 peer-reviewed articles. He has publications in the distinguished New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and JAMA Ophthalmology. He has lectured at local and national meetings. He has participated as an investigator in over 20 clinical trials for age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic retinopathy, and vitreomacular adhesion. He currently is the principal investigator in a collaborative trial for wet age-related macular degeneration. He serves as a manuscript reviewer for several ophthalmic journals including JAMA Ophthalmology, OSLI Retina, Retinal Cases & Brief Reports, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Lally’s surgical interests include complex retinal detachment repair, macular hole and pucker repair, complications of diabetes, and complications of cataract surgery.