Dr. Maxwell Elia is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in retinal diseases and uveitis. His clinical practice involves treatment of patients with a wide range of retinal disorders, such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, vein occlusion, cystoid macular edema and hereditary retinal degenerations. In addition, Dr. Elia utilizes an extensive range of state-of-the-art therapies for the management of noninfectious and infectious uveitis patients.
Dr. Elia is a graduate of the Yale University School of Medicine. He continued at Yale-New Haven Hospital as an ophthalmology resident where he served as the Chief Resident. Following his residency, he completed fellowship training in retinal disease and uveitis with members of the Yale clinical faculty.
Dr. Elia is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, the American Uveitis Society, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He served as a clinical investigator for the use of Abicipar® in the treatment of Age Related Macular Degeneration. Dr. Elia is affiliated with and an active staff member at Elliot Hospital, Catholic Medical Center, and the Veterans Hospital in Manchester.
Outside of work, Dr. Elia enjoys hiking in the White Mountains and skiing.