Dr. Levy

Board Certifications and Professional Distinctions:
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners
Certified by the American Board of Laser Surgery
Certified by the American Board of Eye Surgery
Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the Society for Excellence in Eyecare
Founder and Past President of the New York Intraocular Lens Society
President Emeritus and Member of the Board of Directors of the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society
Co-Founder of the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Greater New York, LLC
President of New York Eye Surgery Associates, PLLC

Dr. Jerome Levy is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Syracuse University, where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1966. He completed an internship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Kings County Hospital in 1967. He served as Chief Resident in Ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital from 1968 to 1971, Coordinator of Phacoemulsification Training from 1972 to 1975 and as Chief of the Laser Clinic from 1975 to 1990.

Dr. Levy has been Medical Director and attending surgeon of the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Greater New York for more than 25 years. He has been the author of numerous international articles and book chapters, given countless lectures, and was among the first physicians to introduce the Yag laser in the United States from Switzerland in 1982.

Dr. Levy’s specialized training includes phacoemulsification surgery with intraocular lens implantation, laser surgery, treatment of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.