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Zelia Maria Correa, M.D., Ph.D.

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Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish


Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Faculdade de Medicina de Sao Jose do Rio Preto (1989)


  • Faculdade de Medicina de Marilia (Marilia Medical School) / Ophthalmology (1992)


  • McGill University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2004)

Board Certifications

  • Foreign Boards / Ophthalmology

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Onken MD, Worley LA, Char DH, Augsburger JJ, Correa ZM, Nudleman E, Aaberg TM Jr, Altaweel MM, Bardenstein DS, Finger PT, Gallie BL, Harocopos GJ, Hovland PG, McGowan HD, Milman T, Mruthyunjaya P, Simpson ER, Smith ME, Wilson DJ, Wirostko WJ, Harbour JW. Collaborative Ocular Oncology Group Report Number 1: Prospective Validation of a Multi-Gene Prognostic Assay in Uveal Melanoma. Ophthalmology 2012 Aug;119(8):1596-603

?Correa ZM, Augsburger JJ. Sufficiency of FNAB aspirates of posterior uveal melanoma for cytologic versus GEP classification in 159 patients, and relative prognostic significance of these classifications. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014 Jan;252(1):131-5

Correa ZM, Augsburger JJ. Relationship between rate of posterior uveal melanoma flattening following plaque radiotherapy and GEP class of tumor cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Jan 29;55(1):556-9

Correa ZM, Augsburger JJ. Independent Prognostic Significance of Gene Expression Profile Class and Largest Basal Diameter of Posterior Uveal Melanomas. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Feb;162:20-27

Correa ZM. Assessing Prognosis in Uveal Melanoma. Cancer Control. 2016;23(2):93-8

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1994
  • Pan American Association of Ophthalmology, 2002
  • Club Jules Gonin, 2014
  • American Society of Retina Specialists, 2009
  • Women in Ophthalmology, 2013
  • International Society of Ocular Oncology, 2001
  • American Society of Ocular Oncology and Pathology, 2017

Patient Ratings & Comments

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