Professional Biographies

Christine Clavell, MD

Primary Specialty: Ophthalmology

Years With DaVita Medical Group: 1




Education:
  • Undergrad School: Bachelor of Science – in Biomedical Science, CUNY Sophie New York, NY
  • Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine – Brooklyn, NY
  • Internships: Internal Medicine Internship, Winthrop University Hospital- Mineola, NY
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • Fellowships: Medical Retina, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Special Interests:

Diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, uveitis, macular telangiectasia, and inherited eye disease

Previous Employment:
Medical Retina, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Languages:
English, Spanish, basic Hindi/Urdu
Certifications:
Basic Life Support
Organizations(s):
American Society of Retina Specialists
American Academy of Ophthalmology
New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association
About:

I think Albuquerque has a lot to offer. It’s such a picturesque city with the backdrop of the Sandia Mountains. The diversity here is reminiscent of my hometown New York City but the climate in Albuquerque is definitely a welcomed change compared to the Northeast!

Dr. Clavell lives in Albuquerque with her husband, 4 year old son and one year old identical twin boys.

Hobbies:
Traveling, cooking, learning languages, crocheting, interior design, DIY projects and spending time with my family

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