Richard Evan
Braunstein, MD


(212) 702-7300

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Administrative titles

  • 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

Academic titles

  • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

  • Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons


  • New York Presbyterian Hospital


  • North Shore University Hospital


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Syosset Hospital
  • Northwell Health Physician Partners

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Locations & insurance

MEETH Ophthalmology

  • 210 East 64th Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Fax: (212) 702-7678

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Most recent comments:

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"I have been with Dr. Braunstein since his time at Columbia - I have utter confidence in him. Couldn't imagine changing."

"Dr. Braunstein is a superb physician. I feel fortunate to have been is patient for the past 12 years."

"Dr. Braunstein has been superior to the doctors at Columbia Opth. He took time to make sure I understood everything."

"I am totally confident with Dr. Braunstein's care. And enormously grateful. 9. Total confidence."

"Dr. Braunstein was informative as well as affable."

"An excellent experience - could not have been better."

"Excellent care from Dr. Richard and staff."

"could not be more satisfied with first time appointment with care provider and technicians. Excellent treatment and responsiveness."

"I have total confidence in my provider. He is excellent and has increased the quality of my life."

"Richard Braunstein is an exceptional doctor and human being."


"i had heard such good reports about him from relatives and other professionals in his field that i went to him with confidence and he confirmed my high expectations of him."

"I went to 11 other drs. before seeing Dr. Braunstein (many years ago). He was the only one who knew what was wrong with my eyes. That's why I trust him more than any others MD."

"25 years ago I had a glaucoma attack - Dr Braunstein stayed with me all night long."

"It was a privilege & great health benefit to have Dr. Braunstein as my provider."

"very good overall"


"Very good experience."



"He is a incredible doctor. I have sent many friends and family to him."

"Dr. Braunstein came highly recommended - and it was well deserved. I am very happy with his care."

"My provider is a very competent Dr. I trust him."

"Good doctor - Smart!"

"This dr. is excellent!"

"Very little time spent with dr."

"Dr. Braunstein is a brilliant surgeon!"

"The Dr. was precise, friendly, reassuring and informative."

"Friendly, fast, exceptional."

"Dr. Braunstein highly competent. I sincerely appreciate his expertise! #1. Last visit."

"I have a great deal of confidence in his abilities."

"Caring doctor."

"Provider was extremely knowledgeable & thorough on his exam."

"Clear explanations - I have utmost confidence in this dr."

"Excellent doctor - Wonderful new office."

"We please to have Dr. Braunstein as our MD. The best care you can get!!!! Re: Corneas transplants."

"Excellent care all around."