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Department of Ophthalmology Faculty

Our faculty are leaders in academia, research, and patient care.

Faculty in NYU Langone’s Department of Ophthalmology are dedicated to training the next generation of leaders in the field.

Our Leadership

Kathryn A. Colby, MD, PhD

Elisabeth J. Cohen, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair

Comprehensive Ophthalmologists

Shani Golan, MD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Evan L. Held, MD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

Alan J. Jordan, MD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Cheryl S. Kaufmann, MD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Cornea Specialists

Ilyse Haberman, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Douglas R. Lazzaro, MD

Professor and Vice Chair of Operations

Ann Ostrovsky, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Laura Palazzolo, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Christina R. Prescott, MD, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education

Anam Qureshi, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Leela V. Raju, MD

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Laurence Sperber, MD

CLINICAL PROFESSOR

Glaucoma Specialists

Chad M. Kaplan, MD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Poonam Misra, MD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Joseph F. Panarelli, MD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Joel S. Schuman, MD

ELAINE LANGONE PROFESSOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND VICE CHAIR FOR RESEARCH

Neuro-ophthalmologists

Oculoplastic Specialists

Irina Belinsky, MD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Eleanore T. Kim, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ophthalmic Pathology

Norman C. Charles, MD

CLINICAL PROFESSOR

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Zachary Elkin, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Retina Specialists

Vaidehi S. Dedania, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Nitish Mehta, MD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Yasha S. Modi, MD

Associate Professor

Peter E. Weseley, MD

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Optometrists

Brieann K. Adair, OD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

Mary Botelho, OD

Clinical Instructor

Samuel M. Harrosh, OD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

Barbara M. Mendoza, OD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

David Reves, OD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

Part-Time Faculty

Michael Engelbert, MD, PhD

RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Grace Liu, MD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

Susan Margolis, MD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

Julie N. Nam, MD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Milan P. Ranka, MD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

Allison Rizzuti, MD

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR

Voluntary Faculty

Aliaa Abdelhakim Hamed, MD
Frank E. Accardi, MD
Alexander Aizman, MD
Karen M. Allison, MD
Kichiemon Asoma, MD
Sandra C. Belmont, MD
Lionel A. Berger, MD
Seth A. Biser, MD
Natalie Borodoker, MD
Anna Boyman, MD
Mark Breazzano, MD
Andrew R. Brookner, MD
Ronald E. Carr, MD
Emily J. Ceisler, MD
Kenneth R. Cohen, MD
Michael J. Cooney, MD
Robert Cykiert, MD
Robert D’Amico, MD
Michelle D’Amura, MD
Jack Dodick, MD
Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD
Anna G. Escuder, MD
Jonathan Feistmann, MD
Millie Fell, MD
Paul T. Finger, MD
Yale L. Fisher, MD
Tanya Fooks, MD
K. Bailey Freund, MD
Dorothy N. Friedberg, MD, PhD
Ilana B. Friedman, MD
Louis Furlan, MD
Susan K. Gelman, MD
Ronald Gentile, MD
Ioannis P. Glavas, MD
Nitasha Gupta, MD
Lisabeth S. Hall, MD
Naomi I. Hayashi, MD
Lawrence Jacobson, MD
Brandon Johnson, MD
Lawrence E. Kagemann, PhD
Ronit Kahanowic, MD
Jonathan B. Kahn, MD
A. J. Kanellopoulos, MD
Michael Kazim, MD
John J. Khadem, MD
Joyce Khandji, MD
James M. Klancnik, MD
Robert W. Klein, MD
Jonathan N. Kruh, MD
Willy Ky, MD
Daniel Laroche, MD
Jessica Lattman, MD
Carol M. Lee, MD
Munro Levitzky, MD
Jonathan Ligh, MD
Richard D. Lisman, MD
Richard J. Mackool, MD
Richard J. Mackool, MD
Marguerite B. McDonald, MD
Mark Melamed, MD
Andrew I. Miller, MD
Vivian R. Monsanto, MD
J. Anthony Movshon, MD
Lawrence Najarian, MD
Jonathan Naysan, MD
Stephen Obstbaum, MD
Erica L. Oltra, MD
Paul Orloff, MD
Glenn Ostriker, MD
Richard N. Palu, MD
Gregory J. Pamel, MD
Anthony J. Panarelli, MD
Ravi S. Parikh, MD
Menka S. Patel, MD
Payal Patel, MD
Cristiana G. Pieroni, MD
Aryeh Pollack, MD
Andrew M. Prince, MD
Irene Rusu, MD
Norman Saffra, MD
Edwin Schottenstein, MD
Aaron Schron, MD
Jonathan M. Schulof, MD
Robert M. Schwarcz, MD
Elliot M. Schwartz, MD
Shirah Schwartz-Jacobs, MD
Keith Seidenberg, MD
William H. Seiple, PhD
Ivan W. Selesnick, PhD
Manoucher Shakib, MD
Jonathan Shapiro, MD
David K. Shu, MD
Irwin Siegel, MD
Jorawer S. Singh, MD
Marc A. Sirota, MD
Jason S. Slakter, MD
Abraham Sleem, MD
Joel M. Solomon, MD
John A. Sorenson, MD
Richard F. Spaide, MD
Mark A. Steele, MD
Jonathan J. Stein, MD
Susan Stenson, MD
Andrea A. Tooley, MD
Van Ann Tran, MD
Herbert J. Wisnicki, MD
Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, MD
Joshua A. Young, MD
Joseph R. Zelefsky, MD
Hao F. Zhang, PhD