Gena Damento, MD

International Fellow

Gena Damento, MD   Gena Damento, M.D. is originally from Tucson, Arizona where she completed her undergraduate degree in Physiology at the University of Arizona. She earned her medical degree at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and completed a Transitional intern year at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose.
Originally drawn to the balance of medicine and surgery ophthalmology has to offer, she remains inspired and motivated by seeing the positive impacts the field can bring to a person’s health and happiness.  Throughout training she continues to develop her passion for working with underserved populations which is what drove her to complete a global ophthalmology fellowship year.
Outside of work she enjoys being with family and friends, traveling, and any activity which includes being outdoors.