Osher Sebrow, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate , Department of Ophthalmology
Local Director, Division of Ophthalmology, Brookdale University Hospital
Tel: (201) 797-7978 • Fax: (201) 796-3937
Background and Expertise
Dr. Sebrow, an alumnus of the Downstate Ophthalmology Residency program, is fellowship trained in cornea and refractive surgery. He currently instructs residents at the Brookdale University Hospital, where he is the Local Site Director. Specific clinical areas of interest are contact lenses for the correction of vision in patients who have had complications from refractive surgery and corneal scarring. Dr. Sebrow is also a champion of the use of surface ablations to correct refractive errors. In addition, Dr. Sebrow also has a longstanding interest in electronic medical records and has lectured and presented on this topic at national ophthalmology meetings. In addition to his hospital appointments in Brooklyn, Dr. Sebrow holds hospital appointments at Hackensack Medical Center and The Valley Hospital in New Jersey.
- Electronic Medical Records
Undergraduate: Yeshiva University, BA, 1971-1975
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD, 1975-1979
Residency: Residency, Ophthalmology 1980-1983 Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship: Fellowship, Cornea / Refractive Surgery July 2000-June 2001 Weill Cornell University-New York Presbyterian Hospital
- 5/21/80: Presented research publication Replacement of Hepatic UDP Glucuronyl Transferase Activity in Homozygous Gunn Rats to American Association for Study of Liver Disease Plenary Session.
- 10/1998: Presented Digital Records Done Easy in an Education Technology Exhibit at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Convention in New Orleans that explored the viability of a computerized medical record system built on a cross platform database program.
- 4/2001: Presented poster at American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery, Irregular astigmatism following LASIK in a case of forme fruste keratoconus
- 4/2001: Presented lecture at American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery, Integrating Computerized Medical Records into the Ophthalmic Practice
- 4/2006: ASCRS – Paper Presentation, Acanthamoeba In Orthokeratology Patient