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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Ophthalmology


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
185 Montague Street, 7th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
APPOINTMENTS: (718) 780-1530

University Ophthalmic Consultants at Joralemon Street, Retina only
142 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
APPOINTMENTS: (718) 596-6800

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


Most insurance plans accepted. Use Find a Physician for more details on each physician.


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.

Meetings & Symposiums

Research Committee
Research committee meets every third Thursday.
Location: Virtual
Time: 1:30-2:00 PM

ASCRS Annual Meeting
July 23-27, 2021
Las Vegas, NV

ASRS Annual Meeting
October 8-12, 2021
San Antonio, TX

ASOPRS Annual Meeting
November 11-12, 2021
New Orleans, LA

AAO Annual Meeting
November 12-16, 2021
New Orleans, LA

Cornea Subspecialty Day
November 13, 2021
New Orleans, LA

AUPO Annual Meeting
January 26-29, 2022
Fort Lauderdale, FL

NANOS Annual Meeting
February 12-17, 2022
Austin, TX

AGS Annual Meeting
March 3-6, 2022
Nashville, TN

AAPOS Annual Meeting
March 23-27, 2022
Scottsdale, AZ

ARVO Research Meeting
May 1-5, 2022
Denver, CO

48th Annual Ophthalmology Alumni Meeting