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Delivering the highest quality care

The Northwell Health Eye Institute is a select group of Northwell physicians and private providers. Our comprehensive services include state-of-the-art screening, diagnosis and treatment, with a special focus on prevention and research through innovative clinical trials. We offer over 65 providers across 19 locations—including Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, an internationally recognized facility that has been a staple in the community for 150 years.

Our leadership

Richard Evan Braunstein, MD

Executive Director - Exec Dir overseeing MEETH of Ophthalmology, Lenox Hill Hospital

Vice President - Service Line of Ophthalmology, Lenox Hill Hospital, Director of Ophthalmology, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, Chairman of Ophthalmology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Chairman of Ophthalmology, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Celso Tello, MD

Chairman of Ophthalmology, Lenox Hill Hospital

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Ira Jeffrey Udell, MD

Chairman of Ophthalmology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Chairman Emeritus of Ophthalmology - Cornea, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Deborah Schiff

Executive Vice President, Ambulatory Strategy and Business Development, Northwell Health

David Michael Fastenberg, MD

Chief of Division of Ophthalmology - Vitreoretinal Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Vice Chairman - Clinical Vice Chairman of Ophthalmology - Vitreoretinal Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Chief of Division of Ophthalmology - Vitreoretinal Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Vice Chairman of Ophthalmology - Vitreoretinal Surgery, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Mark Stein, MD

Chief of Division of Ophthalmology, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Ophthalmology
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