M.D., University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Post Graduate Education
Straight Surgery Harbor General/UCLA Torrance, CA
University of Southern California/ Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA (Chief Resident)
Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, England
American Board of Ophthalmology, 1979
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Nashville Association of Ophthalmology
Tennessee Association of Ophthalmology
American Society of Retinal Specialists
Inter Regional Association of Ophthalmologists, Russia
Honors & Awards
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
Honored Professor, Pavlov State Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russia
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Secretariat Award 2007
Areas of Clinical Expertise
Age Related Macular Degeneration
Rural Eye Care
Edward Cherney, M.D. provides retina specialty care at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute. He sees patients at Vanderbilt’s main campus in Nashville, and our Franklin and Murfreesboro locations.
Dr. Cherney joined the Vanderbilt Eye Institute in 2009 after spending a number of years in solo private practice. While in private clinical practice, Dr. Cherney kept an academic aspect to his practice in volunteering his time teaching at the University of Southern California, at the Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles and at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute. In 1994, he co-founded the largest annual medical conference in Russia called the White Nights Ophthalmology Congress. He is also one of the founding Board Members of the Inter-Regional Association of Ophthalmologists, Russia. This is Russia's first non-governmental, non-commercial medical association. He is presently an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Cherney’s clinical interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment surgery, and treating sequelae of ocular trauma.