Faculty Profile: Yoash R Enzer, MD, FACS, MD

Yoash R Enzer, MD, FACS
Yoash R Enzer, MD, FACS, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Surgery and Dermatology
Work: +1 401-274-4464


My professional career is dedicated to providing the highest quality and ethical care for my patients, advancing the field of Oculofacial Surgery on regional, national, and international levels through research and teaching, and active participation in the clinical programs at Brown University spanning the fields of Ophthalmology, Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Dermatology. In addition, I am dedicated to pursuing advancement of my own knowledge base through meeting attendance, the internet, reading of multiple publications across many specialties, and collaboration with colleagues around the world. Thus, I am able to evaluate the latest techniques available, bring them to my patients and residents, and advance the quality of care in our region.



Grants and Awards

Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital, July 1, 1996.

H. FREDRICK STEPHENS, MD AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING TEACHING Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital, June 30, 1997.

Brown University Medical School, 2003

American Academy of Ophthalmology, May 2008.

Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital, June 13, 2008.

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode
Island Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, June 2011.

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode
Island Hospital, Department of Dermatology, June 2011.


Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Fraternity, Member, 1986 – Present

Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, Member, 1986 – 2002

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow, 1992 - Present

American Medical Association, Member, 1992 – 1998, 2008 - 2010

Rhode Island Medical Society, Member, 1993 – Present

Apogean Society, Member, 1993 - 1999

Rhode Island Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons,
Member, 1993 - Present

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fellow,1995 – Present

International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgery, Member, 1995 – 2000
New England Oculoplastic Society, Member, 1996

Aesthetic Society, Member, 2001 - 2005

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Fellow, 2005 – Present

American College of Surgeons, Fellow, 2007 - Present

Selected Publications

  • Todman MS, Enzer YR. Medical Management Versus Surgical Intervention of Pediatric Orbital Cellulitis; The Importance of Subperiosteal Abscess Volume As A New Criterion. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jul-Aug; 27(4):255-9. (2011)
  • Heimmel M, Enzer YR, Hofmann R. Entropion-Ectropion: The Influence of Axial Globe Projection on Lower Eyelid Malposition. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jan/Feb; 25:1: 7-9. (2009)
  • Hartstein M, Holds J, Massry G, Enzer Y, et al. Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery; Repair of Torn Earlobes. New York, Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, 2009. 445-51. (2009)
  • Rao S, Greenberg P, Filippopoulos T, Scott I, Katsoulakis P, Enzer YR. Potential Impact of Seatbelt Use on the Spectrum of Ocular Injuries and Visual Acuity Outcomes After Motor Vehicle Accidents with Airbag Deployment. Ophthalmol. 2008 Mar; 115(3): 573-576 el. Epub 2007 Aug 31. (2008)
  • Investigator, International Optic Nerve Trauma Study. Ophthalmology 106: 268-77, 1999. (1999)
  • Espaillat A, Enzer YR, Lipsky S. Intraorbital Metallic Foreign Body. Arch Ophthalmol. 1998 Jun; Vol 116(6), 824-5. (1998)
  • Enzer YR, Shorr N. The Jones IE Test: Cobalt Blue Endoscopic Primary Dye Test of Lacrimal Excretory Function. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 1997 Sep; 13(3): 204-9. (1997)
  • To KW, Enzer YR, Tsiaras WG. Temporal Artery Biopsy After One Month of Corticosteroid Therapy. Am J Ophthalmol. 1994 Feb 15; 117(2): 265-7. (1994)
  • Enzer YR, Shorr N. Medical and Surgical Management of Chemosis After Blepharoplasty. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994 Mar; 10(1): 57-63. (1994)
  • Shorr N, Enzer YR. Letter to the Editor: Molded Acrylic Mouthguard to Control Bleeding at the Hard Palate Graft Site After Eyelid Reconstruction Am J Ophthalmol. 1992 Dec; 114(6): 779-80. (1992)
  • Shorr N, Enzer YR. Considerations in Aesthetic Eyelid Surgery. J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 1992 Dec; 18(12): 1081-1095. (1992)