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Ari Weitzner, MD

Physician Specialist

Department of Ophthalmology

Tel: (718) 245-2165


Background and Expertise

Dr. Weitzner graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his ophthalmology residency at the Montefiore Hospital. He has been in private practice in Brooklyn and Manhattan since 1992, and has privileges at Manhattan Eye and Ear, Maimonides and Beth Israel Hospitals. He is board certified and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. During medical school, Dr. Weitzner's research in macular degeneration was published in Archives of Ophthalmology and presented at ARVO.

Dr. Weitzner previously supervised residents at Jacobi and Maimonides Hospitals. He presently is a Physician Specialist and supervises residents on a part-time basis in the ophthalmology clinic and operating room of the Kings County Hospital Center. His surgical focus there is on cataract, glaucoma and pterygium surgery.

Selected Publications

Ultrastructure of Bruch's Membrane After Laser Photocoagulation, Archives of Ophthalmology, 1988; Presented at ARVO Meeting, Sarasota Florida, 1988


Undergraduate: Yeshiva University, Magana cum Laude, 1984

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1988

Residency: Montefiore Hospital Medical Center/Jacobi Hospital 1989-1992