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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Ophthalmology Services

Neuro-Ophthalmology Service

CT scan of brain

SUNY Downstate has a long-standing reputation for expertise in the evaluation and treatment of neuro-ophthalmologic diseases, the ocular manifestations of neurological diseases, and defects in the neurosensory system. Patients who are candidates for evaluation include those with suspected optic neuritis, optic nerve tumors, chiasmal lesions, unexplained visual loss, disorders of perception, and other neurological maladies. University Ophthalmic Consultant's Neuro-Ophthalmology evaluations include the use of state-of-the-art imaging to pinpoint the location and characteristic features of suspected lesions. Diagnosis and treatment is provided by our expert team of neuro-ophthalmologists who are all fellowship trained.

Contact Us

For further information, or to make a referral or schedule an appointment, please call:

Long Island College Hospital (718) 780-1530
University Hospital of Brooklyn (718) 270-1714

Physician Staff

Valerie I. Elmalem, MD – Sees patients at Midwood and LICH
Lekha Gopal, MD – LICH
Bradley Phillips, MD – UHB