Cynthia Parlato, MD

Cynthia Parlato, MDDr. Parlato is a board-certified medical ophthalmologist specializing in corneal and external disease, laser surgery and glaucoma care.


Fellowship – Wills Eye Hospital, Corneal and External Disease
Residency – Wills Eye Hospital, Ophthalmology
Internship – Lankenau Hospital, Internal Medicine
Medical School – SUNY at Buffalo, Alpha Omega Honor Society and graduating 1st in her class
Undergraduate – SUNY at Buffalo, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa


Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital


American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Board of Ophthalmology Examiners
New York State Ophthalmologic Society
New York State Medical Society
Oneida Herkimer County Medical Society
SUNY Upstate Medical University Department of Ophthalmology Consultant
Utica Medical Club – Member and past President
American Medical Association
Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI) - Board Director

Dr. Cynthia Parlato has published eye research studies in major peer reviewed ophthalmologic literature. She has coauthored a chapter in Duane’s Textbook of Ophthalmology. Her knowledge and dedication have led to her selection as Examiner of the American Board of Ophthalmology.