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Eyes (Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences)

Meet the Ophthalmology Physicians

Jeffrey S. Schultz, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Practice Specialty
Ophthalmology (Eyes)
Medical Education
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
Residency
Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship
Scheic Eye Institute
Board Certified
Ophthalmology
Academic Title
Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Director of Glaucoma Service, Montefiore Medical Center
Clinical Focus
Diagnosis and treatment (medical, laser and surgical) of patients with glaucoma, cataract surgery in patients in high risk patients, refractive cataract surgery
Research Focus
Complex cataract and glaucoma surgeries, presbyopia correcting and astigmatic correcting cataract surgery to help patients improve vision without the need for glasses
Biography
Dr. Schultz earned his medical degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and served as the Harold G Scheie fellow in glaucoma at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an associate examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology and received an honorary award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is presently Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Friends of the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus. He is currently investigating the effect of Flomax on the iris dilator muscle to help improve surgical outcomes in patients undergoing cataract surgery. In addition, he is involved in advancing the surgical uses for the Trabectome®, a new surgical procedure for the treatment of glaucoma developed in part by a physician at Montefiore.