Dr. Jonathan Stein received his B.S. from Cornell University and his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at a combined program in the New York University Medical Center and the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where he also completed his Cornea and Refractive Surgery fellowship. Dr. Stein is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and is one of a select few doctors in the country certified to perform laser cataract surgery.
Dr. Stein was the first surgeon in New England to be certified in laser cataract removal and has been using this same laser technology in laser vision correction since 2006. He is one of the leading specialty refractive cataract surgeons in New England and is often referred to by other physicians and optometrists to perform surgery on their patients, family members and even the doctors themselves.
Dr. Stein is a refractive cataract surgical specialist. He has surgical expertise with all currently FDA-approved multifocal, accommodating and toric intraocular lenses that correct for reading vision and astigmatism and has performed thousands of procedures using this lens technology. Dr. Stein was the first surgeon in New England to perform femtosecond (laser assisted) cataract surgery and performs it on a regular basis. He routinely lectures on the subject and as an author for multiple articles in the medical literature regarding these topics.
Dr. Stein completed a specialized year in training devoted to corneal disease and refractive surgery. He has cared for tens of thousands of refractive surgery patients and regularly lectures on the topic. He has written scientific papers and has presented his research on refractive surgery in many national and international meetings. Dr. Stein is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the New York University School of Medicine. He is an Instructor in the NYU Department of Ophthalmology and in the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. He is also Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Frank Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Dr. Stein teaches and trains other clinicians in refractive surgery, as well as other ophthalmic surgical techniques. He is a member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery.