About

About

Dr. Spaide specializes in diseases of the retina and vitreous. His particular interests include retinal surgery, macular degeneration, macular holes, macular pucker, diabetic retinopathy, and intraocular inflammation. He has published more than 300 articles and 50 book chapters and 9 books about the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases. He has given lectures around the world.

He has a remarkable number of firsts" in retinal diseases including the development of autofluorescence imaging using a fundus camera and the first practical method to image deeper structures in the eye with optical coherence tomography. These imaging methods now are used around the world. He has described many new findings and diseases of the eye and helped develop many novel treatments. He has developed numerous surgical instruments that were named after him and holds patents for ophthalmic inventions.

He is the recipient of the Richard and Hilda Rosenthal Foundation Award in the Visual Sciences

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Medical school

    • Thomas Jefferson University Medical College

  • Residencies

    • St Vincents Hospital and Medical Center - NY

  • Internships

    • Chestnut Hill Hospital GME

  • Fellowships

    • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

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Locations & insurance

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