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Josh Glatman, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Retina & Vitreous Diseases and Surgery Service

Department of Ophthalmology

Tel: (718) 245-3462


Background and Expertise

Dr. Glatman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained retina specialist, who specializes in the diseases and surgery of the retina, macula and vitreous, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, retinal detachment repair, macular hole and epiretinal membrane surgery. He employs the newest and most successful diagnostic and treatment modalities in the management of these conditions, including use of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT), fluorescein angiography, retina lasers and small gauge sutureless vitrectomy techniques.

Dr. Glatman is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists and the New York State Ophthalmological Society. He has presented nationally at the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

After serving as a director of the Retina Service for one of the largest multispecialty groups in Long Island, NY, Dr. Glatman currently instructs ophthalmology residents at Kings County Hospital in the diagnosis and management of retinal diseases and evaluates and treats retina patients at Long Island College Hospital.

Research Interests
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Vascular Diseases
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment

Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Vitreoretinal Fellowship