Dr. Stefano Pizzirani is a veterinarian board-certified in both ophthalmology and surgery. He is particularly interested in ocular immunology and the pathophysiology of glaucoma, as well as surgical treatments for cataracts and other corneal diseases. He also teaches ophthalmology to Cummings School’s third-year students and mentors fourth-year students, interns and residents in their clinical rotations. The son of a veterinarian father, Dr. Pizzirani found a natural interest in veterinary medicine. While pursuing his DVM degree at Pisa University, he began to develop a particular interest in ocular diseases, which led him to obtain board certification in ophthalmology. Dr Pizzirani also has his PhD from Sicily Messina University.