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Roy Chuck, MD, PhD

Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Professor, Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Chuck is a prominent stem cell and dry eye researcher and one of the youngest opthalmology chairs in the country. He is a cornea specialist with expertise in the field of laser techniques, including LASIK surgery. Dr Chuck has been featured on ABC's "Good Morning America" discussing the increased rate of nearsightedness in the United States

His expertise includes corneal replacement and stem cell surgery. A basic scientist as well as a clinical researcher, Dr. Chuck has helped develop a unique model of dry eye usin Botox that allows for testing of preclinical therapies. He has served as principal investigator on five FDA studies of vision correction, authored more than 125 peer-reviewed papers  and 10 book chapters, and holds seven United States patents. Dr. Chuck also serves on the editorial boards of several publications, including the Journal of Refractive Surgery and Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Areas of Expertise

  • Corneal stem cell surgery
  • Dry eye
  • Laser techniques for refractive eye conditions
  • Low Vision

Selected Media Coverage

Yahoo! Health, ABC News, ABC News, International Business Times,Montefiore

Norman Medow, MD

Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology

Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Medow is a pediatric ophthalmologist with over 35 years experience in treating disorders of the eyes of children. He has special expertise in treating cataracts, glaucoma and corneal diseases in the pediatric age group. He has authored in excess of 100 articles and book chapters and has lectured throughout the world.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cataracts, glaucoma and corneal diseases in children

Selected Media Coverage

Reuters

Umar Mian, MB, MS

Director, Retina Service, Montefiore Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Mian is a retina specialist specializing in diagnosis, screening and treatment of patients with macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular diseases. His research interests include ocular pharmacokinetics and antibiotic penetration into the eye.

Areas of Expertise

  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinal vascular diseases

Selected Media Coverage

WABC-TV

Jeffrey Schultz, MD

Director, Glaucoma Service, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center

Associate Professor, Department Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Schultz specializes in diagnosis and treatment (medical, laser and surgical) of patients with glaucoma, cataract surgery in high-risk patients, and refractive cataract surgery, as well as presbyopia correcting and astigmatic correcting cataract surgery to help patients improve vision without the need for glasses.

Areas of Expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract surgery in high-risk patients
  • Refractive (lasik) surgery
  • Surgery to improve vision without need for glasses

Prabjot Channa, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Channa is a specialist in artificial cornea and women’s eye health. Her areas of clinical interest include dry eye, corneal infections and ocular inflammation, corneal transplants including DSEK, and keratoprosthesis.

Areas of Expertise

  • Artificial cornea and cornea transplants
  • Women’s eye health
  • Dry eye
  • Circular surface disease (pherygia)

Anurag Shrivastava, MD

Attending Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Shrivastava is an expert in adult glaucoma and cataract management. His research projects include predictive factors in floppy iris syndrome as well as new methods to improve medication compliance among glaucoma patients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts

Selected Media Coverage

News 12, US News

 

Ilana Friedman, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences , Montefiore Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Friedman has extensive experience in treating all forms of pediatric cataracts with intraocular lens implantation. Although relatively rare, pediatric cataracts must be treated in order to prevent vision loss. Dr. Friedman also has a special interest in treating complicated pediatric and adult strabismus and has conducted research involving the prevalence of retinopathy in juvenile Type 2 diabetics.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric cataracts
  • Pediatric and adult strabismus
  • Retinopathy in children with type 2 diabetes

Jamie Rosenberg, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences , Montefiore Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Rosenberg is a pediatric ophthalmologist who specializes in strabismus. Her expertise is on disorders of infants' and children’s' eyes and ocular motor imbalances in both children and adults.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strabismus
  • Preventing vision loss in children

Charles Zhang, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmologist , Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center

Dr. Zhang specializes in pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus and neuro-ophthalmology. As a physician engaged in all aspects of medicine, Dr. Zhang has dedicated the past 23 years to clinical medicine, medical academia and research in eye care.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strabismus
  • Pediatric neuro-ophthalmology