Paul Krawitz, MD

Glaucoma & Laser Cataract Surgery

Paul Krawitz, MD

Bio

Paul L. Krawitz, MD, is a high honors graduate of the University of Michigan. He received his medical degree from State University of New York at Buffalo, followed by internal medical training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. Dr. Krawitz completed an ophthalmology residency and later served as the chief ophthalmology resident at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Under the direction of Doctors Steven Podos and Carl Camras, both recognized as world leaders in their field, he completed an additional year of sub-specialization fellowship training in glaucoma at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Krawitz performs over 1,000 ophthalmic procedures annually, including laser-assisted cataract surgery, the most modern therapies for glaucoma, and treatment of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. Krawitz is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in Manhattan. He is a frequent lecturer at professional ophthalmic meetings regarding his highly successful surgical techniques for cataracts, glaucoma, and specialty intraocular lenses.

Dr. Krawitz works exclusively in the OCLI Huntington – Park Avenue location.

Education

  • Fellowship in Glaucoma: Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Internship: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Medical School: State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Professional Activities

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University, New York
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
  • American Glaucoma Society, Elected Member
  • Long Island Ophthalmological Society
  • New York State Ophthalmological Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

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