Henry Perry, MD, is a board certified ophthalmologist who is recognized as one of the leading corneal and refractive surgeons in the United States. He is also internationally renowned and lectures throughout the world. He is a nationally recognized expert in diseases and surgery of the cornea and corneal pathology. He has also written over 190 peer-reviewed papers and numerous chapters on corneal and refractive surgery. He is the winner of the Senior Honor Award and Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Most recently, Dr. Perry was awarded the Life Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his contributions to ophthalmology; he is the first ophthalmologist from Long Island to win this award. Dr. Perry has won several Best Doctor Awards and received the 2016 Premier Surgeon 300 designation given to the top 300 surgeons by Ocular Surgery News. Dr. Perry was also named on Newsweek’s America’s Best Eye Doctors list in 2022 and 2021.
Dr. Perry received his bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University and his medical degree with honors from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. After completing his residency at the Nassau County Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania Scheie Eye Institute, Dr. Perry completed fellowships in ophthalmic pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington D.C., in cornea and external disease at the cornea service of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University, and cornea research at Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation.
Dr. Perry is the Chief of the Cornea Service at Nassau University Medical Center. He has served as attending surgeon and consultant for numerous hospitals, including North Shore University Medical Center, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Winthrop-University Hospital, Nassau County Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital and Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center. He is Medical Director of the Lions Eye Bank for Long Island at North Shore University Medical Center. Dr. Perry is a Fellow of the American Association of Ophthalmic Pathologists and is a member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Nassau County Medical Society, New York State Medical Society, International Society of Refractive Keratoplasty and Eastern Ophthalmic Pathology Society. Dr. Perry is the Associate Editor for the journal Cornea.
Dr. Perry offers patient appointments exclusively in the Rockville Centre office of OCLI.