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Anika Michael, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Ophthalmology

Tel: (718) 270-1961


Background and Expertise

Board certified ophthalmologist specializing in cornea and external disease, refractive surgery and cataract surgery.

Research Interests

Ophthalmology in the developing world, Dry Eye Syndrome


Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine - Shreveport

Residency: Ophthalmology – SUNY Downstate Medcial Center

Fellowship: Cornea and Refractive at Belmont Eye Center, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Selected Publications

  • A. Michael, S. Belmont, C. Rassier, J. D. Giardina, and J. Owen, Refractive Outcome of Hyperopic LASIK Using the VISX Star 4 Excimer Laser and Manual Moria Microkeratome, Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2008 49: E-Abstract 2912.
  • A. Michael, M. Baalhaness, A. Bradley, P. Chamnongvongse, K.C. Greenidge, O. Heath-Phillip, T. Brevetti, F. Zizi, G. Jean-Louis, and K. Asoma, Relation Between Acknowledged Glaucoma Risk Factors and Abnormal FDT Field Tests in Population-Based Glaucoma Screening, Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005 46: E-Abstract 3657.
  • M.M. Baalhaness, A. Michael, P. Chamnongvongse, A. Bradley, K.C. Greenidge, O. Heath-Phillip, T. Brevetti, F. Zizi, G. Jean-Louis, and H. Shamamian, Rate of Follow-up Comprehensive Eye Examinations After Glaucoma and Vision Screening; Comparison of Groups and Analysis of Socioeconomic Factors, Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005 46: E-Abstract 1945.
  • Donald L. Budenz, Anika Michael, Robert T. Chang, John McSoley, Joanne Katz. Sensitivity and Specificity of the Stratus OCT for Perimetric Glaucoma. Ophthalmology 2005 Jan; 112: 3-9.
  • A. Michael, A.S. Venkatraman, and D.L. Budenz, Correlation of Optical Coherence Tomography Nerve Fiber Thickness Measurements with Visual Field Abnormalities in Glaucomatous Eyes, Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004 45: E-Abstract 5520.