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Physician-Ophthalmology/Retina Staten Island

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Job Summary:


We are seeking a physician trained in ophthalmology with subspecialty training in medical and/or surgical retina to join us in pursuit of high-quality patient care to provide Ophthalmology services including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance. 


The Ideal Candidate:


·       Seeking both experienced – 2 years or above, and newly trained retina fellows

  • Ability to treat and diagnose a wide variety of vitro-retinal conditions and improve patient outcomes. 
  • Demonstrate competency in diagnosis and treatment to assure high standards of patient care and safety are maintained.
  • Patient-centered approach toward a positive patient experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Interest in population health management and value-based care.




·       Review patient medical history, reports and examination results.

·       Perform retinal examination, and order/interpret tests (OCT, photos, fluorescein angiograms, and other tests as appropriate). 

·       Evaluate, diagnose, and provide appropriate treatment and patient care for a wide variety of vitro-retinal conditions. 

·       Treat retinal diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, vascular occlusions, and macular degeneration,

·       Perform office-based procedures, including:

o   Intravitreal injections.

o   Focal and pan-retinal photocoagulation.

o   Laser of retinal tears

·       Surgical retinal specialists will also perform weekly outpatient surgical procedures including:

o   Pars plana vitrectomy.

o   Scleral buckling.

o   Epiretinal membrane peeling.

o   Macular hole repair.

·       Prescribe medications and formulate ongoing treatment and disease management plans.

·       Recommend suitable management for the patient, including but not limited to, preventive health recommendations and habits.

·       Collaborate with primary care providers and internal and external optometrists and ophthalmologists, including internal virtual consults.

·       Provide relationship-centered care, taking into account the patient’s psychosocial and physical needs.

·       Maintain complete and accurate medical records.

·       Communicate effectively with the clinical team to ensure total delivery of quality care.

·       Participate in medical staff educational programs and meetings.





  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), or foreign equivalent
  • Completion of three year post graduate medical training from a U.S. accredited residency program in ophthalmology.
  • Completion of a medical or medical-surgical retina fellowship, preferably one registered with AUPO-FCC

·       Seeking both experienced – 2 years or above, and newly trained retina fellows

  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Ophthalmology
  • Must possess current, unrestricted New York State license or be eligible for licensure
  • Must possess active Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration or be eligible for registration
  • Must possess active Medicare/Medicaid Enrollment or be eligible to enroll

·       Basic Life Support (BLS) (Required) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) strongly preferred

  • Must possess strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Comfortable with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system and Microsoft Office



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