Ophthalmology

Seth Biser, MD

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Dr. Biser is a Board-Certified ophthalmologist and eye surgeon. Dr. Biser graduated with honors from Cornell University, and received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He served his residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Biser was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at N.Y.U. School of Medicine and continues to teach ophthalmology residents in this program.

Brian Chon, MD

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Dr. Brian Chon is a Board-Certified oculofacial plastic surgeon, practicing in Westchester County. Originally from the Washington, DC metro area, Dr. Chon graduated from Duke University for both his undergraduate and medical school training. He completed residency training in ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University, where he served as Chief Resident. Following his training as an ophthalmic surgeon, he completed an ASOPRS fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in oculofacial plastic surgery (oculoplastic surgery). Dr. Chon provides the full range of surgical and medical treatments to help his patients achieve natural results.

James Gordon, MD

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Dr. James Gordon is a board-certified ophthalmologist who practices comprehensive ophthalmology and specializes in oculoplastic surgery (eyelid and facial cosmetic/reconstructive surgery). Dr. Gordon has over 14 years of extensive experience, which includes thousands of procedures including LASIK, non-stitch cataract surgery and many other laser and non-laser procedures.

Dr. Gordon obtained his undergraduate degree from Emory University and his medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine. During Dr. Gordon’s residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in NYC, he founded the Cosmetic Clinic of Cabrini Hospital. His oculoplastic surgery fellowship in Manhattan fine-tuned his surgical skills and passion for eyelid aesthetics.

Allen Greenbaum, MD

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Dr. Allen Greenbaum is a board certified ophthalmologist who started in practice at Westchester Eye Associates in 1983. He graduated from Rutgers University as a Phi Beta Kappa member. He then received his medical degree from The Mount Sinai Hospital School of Medicine. Dr. Greenbaum performed his ophthalmology residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is on staff at White Plains Hospital where he has served as Chief of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Greenbaum specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology. He is an experienced refractive surgeon and has been performing laser refraction surgery since its approval by the FDA in the late 1990s. He also performs cataract surgery using standard and premium implant lenses. His experience in refractive surgery is useful in giving patients their preferred visual outcomes

Nitasha Gupta, MD

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Dr. Gupta is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist and cataract surgeon. She attended Northwestern University where she was part of the Honors Program in Medical Education. She subsequently received her medical degree from Northwestern University and completed ophthalmology residency at the University of Chicago. In her final year of residency, she was honored to be selected to serve as Chief Resident and was recognized by the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science for excellence in patient care. She then completed a fellowship in glaucoma and anterior segment pathology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI.

Evelyn Icasiano, MD

Dr. Icasiano is a board-certified ophthalmologist providing a broad spectrum of comprehensive eye care with special interests in cataract surgery and laser vision correction refractive surgery. She graduated from Rutgers University. At Rutgers, she was awarded the Henry Rutgers Scholar Award after completing a senior research thesis in the biological sciences and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She then went on to earn her medical degree at the Chicago Medical School. Upon graduation she completed an internship in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent Hospital in New York followed by her residency training in ophthalmology at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago.

Following her residency training, she continued her training with a subspecialty fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. She is currently an adjunct attending physician at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Neil Katz, MD, FAAO

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Dr. Neil Katz is a board certified ophthalmologist who has been in practice since 1992. He completed his ophthalmology residency at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Kentucky. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and received his medical degree from New York University.

Dr. Katz practices general ophthalmology, seeing patients of all ages, however he has a specialized interest in pediatric ophthalmology. He performs cataract surgery, pediatric ophthalmic surgery including strabismus surgery and surgery on the tear duct system, laser surgery for many different ophthalmic conditions including glaucoma and diabetes, and pediatric contact lens fittings.

Dr. Katz is a member of the teaching faculty at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan where he supervises residents in ophthalmic surgery.

Amy Mehta, MD

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Amy Mehta, MD is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist and an Honors graduate from Northeastern University in Boston, where she earned her undergraduate degree. Dr. Mehta earned her Medical Degree from New York Medical College and completed her ophthalmology training at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident. After finishing her residency training in ophthalmology, Dr. Mehta went on to complete her Glaucoma Fellowship at the prestigious Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary at the University of Illinois in Chicago, where she earned the coveted “Fellow of the Year” award. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery and the American Medical Association.

James Murphy, MD

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Dr. James Murphy received his undergraduate degree from The University of Wisconsin and graduated with honors from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He then completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology at The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Murphy completed his fellowship in glaucoma and complex anterior segment surgery at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute of the Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was appointed instructor in ophthalmology and had active roles in clinical and surgical education of both residents and medical students of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Seth Potash, MD

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Dr. Seth Potash is a board certified ophthalmologist who has been in practice in Westchester County since 1993. After graduating cum laude from Johns Hopkins University, he received his medical degree at SUNY Stony Brook of Medicine where he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha, the National Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan followed by a glaucoma fellowship at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Potash is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York Medical College and served on the teaching faculty at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he had been involved in resident education for over sixteen years Dr. Potash’s practice is largely dedicated to glaucoma sub-specialty care, as well as small incision no stitch cataract surgery and has performed thousands of laser and surgical procedures.

I Rand Rodgers, MD

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Dr. Rodgers was born in New York City, and graduated from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduated with his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York City, where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Rodgers completed his training at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital in New York City, and completed a facial oculoplastic fellowship in Boston at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Hospital and Harvard Medical School. In addition to serving patients at his practice, Dr. Rodgers is an attending physician at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and the director of oculofacial surgery for the North Shore – LIJ Healthcare System. He also has staff privileges at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital.

Bradley Scharf, MD

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Dr. Scharf graduated summa cum laude from Brooklyn College and received his medical degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. Based upon his outstanding achievement, Dr. Scharf was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in medical school. Dr. Scharf did his internship at Winthrop University Hospital, and he completed his ophthalmology training at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Scharf then performed a year of subspecialty training in cornea and refractive surgery at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Scharf has appeared on several television and radio medical talk shows, and he has lectured to community groups as well as scientific audiences. He has performed cornea and glaucoma research, and he is a contributing author to a major ophthalmology textbook on the cornea.

Dr. Scharf is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Scharf’s additional professional memberships include the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the New York State Ophthalmological Society.

Mahsa Sohrab, MD

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Mahsa A. Sohrab, MD, is a board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon, serving patients in White Plains, New York.  She completed her undergraduate studies in biological sciences at Columbia University. Her next step was a medical degree from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, one of the nation’s top medical schools. Dr. Sohrab further refined her skills through a residency in ophthalmology at Northwestern University and a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic, reconstructive, and orbital surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Sharing her knowledge and experience is also important to Dr. Sohrab, who served as Director of Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery at Yale University. She remains on staff as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, while also building a thriving private practice.

Mark Speaker, MD, PhD

Dr. Speaker received his medical degree and PhD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Speaker completed is ophthalmology training at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary where he served as chief resident. He was fellowship trained in corneal and refractive surgery at Wills Eye Hospital.

Jean Tostanoski, MD

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Dr. Tostanoski received her undergraduate degree with honors from Yale University and completed medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut, she returned to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital where she completed three years of Ophthalmology residency and served as Chief Resident for her final year. Dr. Tostanoski then went on to a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where she participated in some of the earliest studies on the excimer laser and LASIK. Subsequently, she was invited to join the teaching staff of that institution, instructing other residents on techniques of cataract and refractive surgery.

In addition to being recognized as one of the leading corneal and laser vision correction surgeons in the region and the country, Dr. Speaker has consistently been elected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America since 1994. Dr. Speaker is the author of dozens of scientific papers, book chapters and monographs. He lectures extensively in this country and abroad.

Smitha Voleti, MD

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Dr. Voleti is a board-eligible, fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist. She graduated cum laude from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at the City College of New York and then earned her medical degree from New York Medical College as part of an accelerated medical training program. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Voleti completed a medical internship at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut. She then returned to New York Medical College for her ophthalmology residency. During her training, she presented research studies at both regional and national ophthalmology conferences and was selected to serve as Chief Resident in her final year. She then went on to complete a glaucoma fellowship at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital, where she trained with world-renowned experts in the field of glaucoma.

Dr. Voleti practices general ophthalmology with a sub-specialty focus on the diagnosis and medical/surgical management of both routine and complex glaucoma. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.

Jing Grace Wang, D.O., Ph.D.

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Dr. Jing Grace Wang is an ophthalmologist with diverse experience in the latest medical and surgical treatments of both glaucoma management and cataract surgery. Prior to becoming an ophthalmologist, Dr. Wang was a research scientist who earned her Ph.D. degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (UTSW), where she earned numerous awards and cross-trained in several areas of biomedical sciences.Dr. Wang’s passion for medicine began during her postdoctoral training at UTSW. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa.  She completed a transitional year internship at Mercy Health System in Darby, Pennsylvania and received her ophthalmology residency training at BronxCare Health System, where she served as chief resident in her senior year.Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in glaucoma with Dr. Mark Latina, MD at Advanced Glaucoma Specialists and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, Massachusetts. She is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and an active member of the American Academy.