Ekaterina Semenova, MD

Education & Training

Medical School: Krasnoyarsk State Medical Academy, 2005

Internship: Richmond University Medical Center

Residency: The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt Sinai, 2019

Additional Degrees: PhD in ophthalmology, Moscow Research Institute of Eye Diseases, 2010

 

Research Interests

Ocular Oncology

Associated Labs, Publications, & Achievements

Publications

  • Finger PT, Semenova E. Chapter 33: Radiation Therapy for Orbital Tumors. In: Karcioglu ZA, ed.
  • Orbital Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd edition, Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015 (chapter 33, p.447-467)
  • Semenova E, Finger, PT, Choi, W. Squamous cell carcinoma invading a transplanted cornea: eye and vision sparing palladium-103 plaque radiation therapy for a functionally monocular patient. Cornea. 2018 Nov; 37(11):1468-1470
  • Semenova E, Finger PT, Kalach N, Choi W. Palladium-103 Brachytherapy for Choroidal Melanoma in a Pregnant Woman. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2018 May 1;49(5):364-368.
  • Sharma V, Finger PT, Sidoti PA, Semenova E, Iacob CE. Rapidly growing iris melanocytoma with secondary glaucoma in a 6-year-old child. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun 10;26(4): e71-3.
  • Member co-author, Ophthalmic Oncology Task Force. Local Recurrence Significantly Increases the Risk of Metastatic Uveal Melanoma. Ophthalmology. 2016 Jan;123(1):86-91.
  • Finger PT, Chin KJ, Semenova E. Intravitreal anti-VEGF therapy for macular radiation retinopathy: a 10-year study. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec 1;26(1):60-6.
  • Semenova E, Finger PT, Carroll W. Juvenile xanthogranuloma of the iris. А case report and literature review. Russian Ophthalmological Journal. 2015; 8 (3): 81-83.
  • Semenova E, Veronese C, Ciardella A, Marcheggiani EB, Shah S, De-Pablo-Gomez-de-Liaño L, Finger PT. Multimodality imaging of retinal astrocytoma. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2015 Nov-Dec;25(6):559-64
  • Finger PT, Semenova E. Palladium-103 Plaque Radiation Therapy for Small Versus Large Uveal melanoma: 10-Year Experience. Russian Ophthalmological Journal. 2014 Sept; 7(3): 57-64.
  • Finger PT, Simhaee D, Semenova E. Regression of Macular Drusenoid Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments after Plaque Radiation Therapy. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. In press (accepted to publication)
  • Chen CY, Semenova E, Cohen BZ, Finger PT. Idiopathic Giant Retinal Cyst. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014 May-June;45(3):251-2.
  • Semenova E, Finger PT. Palladium-103 Plaque Radiation Therapy for American Joint Committee on Cancer T3- and T4-Staged Choroidal Melanomas. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb 1;132(2):205-13.
  • Finger PT, Tena LB, Semenova E, Aridgides P, Choi WH. Extrascleral extension of choroidal melanoma: Post-enucleation high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy of the orbit. Brachytherapy. 2014 May-June;13(3):275-80.
  • Finger PT, Zhou D, Kalach N, Semenova E, Choi W. 103Pd versus 125I ophthalmic plaque brachytherapy: preoperative comparative radiation dosimetry for 319 uveal melanomas. J Rad Oncol. 2014;3(4):409-416.
  • Member co-author, The ABS – OOTF Committee. The American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for plaque brachytherapy of uveal melanoma and retinoblastoma. The American Brachytherapy Society - Ophthalmic Oncology Task Force. Brachytherapy. 2014 Jan-Feb;13(1):1-14.
  • Semenova E, Finger PT. Palladium-103 Radiation Therapy for Small Choroidal Melanoma. Ophthalmology. 2013 Nov;120(11):2353-7.
  • Semenova E, Finger PT. Amniotic membrane corneal buffering during plaque radiation therapy for anterior uveal melanoma. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2013 Sep 1;44(5):477-82.
  • Semenova E.A., Finger P.T. Pd-103 plaque brachytherapy for treatment of small choroidal melanoma. Retina Today 2013 Dec;8(8):66-8.
  • Saakyan S.V., Valsky V.V., Yurovskaya N.N., Amiryan A.G., Semenova E.A. A comparative study on efficacy of transpupillary thermotherapy and brachytherapy in the treatment of residual choroidal melanomas. Russian Ophthalmological Journal, 2013; 2(3): 70-6.
  • Razzaq L., Semenova E.A., Marinkovic M., de Keizer R.J., Van Duinen S.G, Luyten G.P. Mesectodermal suprauveal iridociliary leiomyoma: transscleral excision without postoperative iris defect. Arch Ophthalmol. 2011 Dec;129(12):1635-7.
  • Semenova E.A., Milman T., Kurli M., Schneider S., Natesh S., Iacob C. E., McCormick S. A., Finger P. T. The diagnostic value of exfoliative cytology vs histopathology for ocular surface squamous neoplasia. - Am J Ophthalmol. 2009 Nov; 148(5):772-778.
  • Semenova E.A., Chin K.J., Natesh S., Finger P.T. Fundus Autofluorescence Imaging of Diffuse Uveal Melanocytic Proliferation. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2010 Mar 9:1-3. doi: 10.3928/15428877-20100215-96.
  • Saakyan S.V., Valsky V.V., Semenova E.A., Amiryan A.G. Transpupillary thermotherapy in treatment of recurrent and residual choroidal melanomas. Preliminary study. -Vestnik Opthtalmol. 2009.-125(6).-P. 11-15.

Achievements

  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt Sinai Louis J.Girard Award for Resident Research, Department of Ophthalmology (June 2019)
  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt Sinai Award for outstanding presentation at the 23rd Annual Residents and Fellows Research Day of the Department of Ophthalmology (May 2019)
  • Awarded travel grand to attend the “ Cataract Surgery Telling It Like It Is” conference in Lake Buena Vista, Fl from February 8-10, 2019 by Dr. Gupta and the Buxton Foundation.
  • Awarded a Scholarships Grand for Observership at the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Centre, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom by European Ophthalmology Society (March 2012)
  • Awarded a Scholarships Grand for Observership at the Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands European Ophthalmology Society (June – July 2010)
  • International Council of Ophthalmology Fellowship Award for 3 months of observership and research at the Eye Cancer Center and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (Janurary – March 2009)
  • Award for outstanding presentation in All-Russian Conference of Young Scientists “Advances in Ophthalmology” in English (October 2010, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases, Moscow, Russia)
  • Award for outstanding presentation in All-Russian Conference of Young Scientists “Advances in Ophthalmology” in English (October 2009, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases, Moscow, Russia)
  • Award for outstanding presentation in All-Russian Conference of Young Scientists “Advances in Ophthalmology” in English (October 2008, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases, Moscow, Russia)
  • Rector's award for outstanding academic performance at the Krasnoyarsk State Medical Academy (June 2005, Krasnoyarsk, Russia)
  • Rector's award for participation in All-Russian Student Scientific Conference at the Krasnoyarsk State Medical Academy, section: Eye Disorders (May 2005, Krasnoyarsk, Russia)
  • Rector's award for participation in All-Russian Student Scientific Conference at the Krasnoyarsk State Medical Academy, section: Eye Disorders (May 2004, Krasnoyarsk, Russia)