Department of Ophthalmology

Experts in Eye Care • Pioneers in Research • Leaders in Academics

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24/7 Emergency Eye Care

University Hospital of Brooklyn
Emergency Room
470 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203

Practice Locations

University Ophthalmic Consultants at Brooklyn Heights
26 Court Street, Suite 1710
Brooklyn, NY 11242
APPOINTMENTS: (718) 780-1530

SUNY Downstate Eye Center at Midwood
2171 Nostrand Avenue @ Flatbush
Brooklyn, NY 11210
APPOINTMENTS: (718) 270-1714

University Ophthalmic Consultants at Manhattan Upper East Side
229 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075
APPOINTMENTS: (212) 288-0905 or (718) 780-1530

University Ophthalmic Consultants at Bay Ridge
7501 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
APPOINTMENTS: (718) 238-2336 or (718) 780-1530

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COVID-19 Acknowledgements

The Department of Ophthalmology wishes to acknowledge the following individuals and corporations for the material support (in the form of PPE and food donations) they have provided to our residents and faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Harmeet Gill
Estelle Roux
MGAE Cares (Operation Pac-Man)
Garment District for Gowns
Carl Zeiss Meditec

On behalf of Ophthalmology and the institution we would like to particularly thank American Express for their generous donation of a large number of PPE during the peak of the pandemic.

Grand Rounds Schedule

Meetings & Symposiums

Listiings and dates for upcoming events.


  • Research Committee
    Research committee meets every third Thursday.
    Location: TBD
    Time: 1:30 PM-2:00 PM
  • ASCRS Annual Meeting
    April 5-8, 2024
    Boston, MA
  • ASRS Annual Meeting
    July 17-20, 2024
    Stockholm, Sweden
  • ASOPRS Annual Meeting
    October 17-18, 2024
    Chicago IL
  • AAO Annual Meeting
    October 18-21 2024
    Chicago, IL
  • Cornea Subspecialty Day
    October 19, 2024
    Chicago, IL



The Department of Ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate has a well-established history of accomplishment as an educator of physicians, and one that has made enormous progress in making eye care more available to the Brooklyn community.