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Robert F. Rothman, MD

Glaucoma & Laser Cataract Surgeon

Robert F. Rothman, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.…

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Education

  • Undergraduate

    • Boston University

  • Medical School

    • Boston University

  • Residency

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Fellowship

    • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Professional activities

  • Diplomate

    American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Diplomate

    American Glaucoma Society
  • Advisory Panel

    The Sturge-Weber Foundation
  • Past President

    Long Island Ophthalmological Society
  • Past President

    Nassau Academy of Medicine, Ophthalmology Section
  • Executive Board

    Garden City Surgicenter
  • Founder & Managing Partner

    InFocus Capital Partners

NewsOctober 4, 2019

OCLI Broadens its Patient Service Footprint by Partnering with Eye Care Associates/ Glaucoma Consultants of Long Island

Westbury, New York – May 17, 2018 – OCLI, a Spectrum Vision Partners managed practice, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with the well-respected ophthalmology practice Eye Care Associates/Glaucoma Consultants of Long Island (ECA/GCLI), with locations in Bethpage and Lake Success. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Bethpage, New York, Eye Care…

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Biography

Robert F. Rothman, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. After graduating from the Combined Seven-Year Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine Program at Boston University in 1993, he entered his residency in ophthalmology at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Rothman completed his training in 1997 and entered a fellowship in glaucoma at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. In 1998, he joined Drs. Robert Ritch and Jeffrey Liebmann in practice at New York Eye and Ear where he pursued his research interests in surgical outcomes. From 2000 to the present, he has been a partner at Glaucoma Consultants of Long Island where he maintains an active role in research, education, and patient care activities. Dr. Rothman currently spends the majority of his time in direct patient care, with a specialty in adult and pediatric glaucoma.

Dr. Rothman is a residency instructor in glaucoma for the North Shore/Long Island Jewish programs. He is a member of numerous local and national societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, of which he is a diplomate, and the American Glaucoma Society, and maintains a professional advisory panel position for The Sturge-Weber Foundation. He is a past president of the Long Island Ophthalmological Society and the Nassau Academy of Medicine, Ophthalmology Section and serves on the executive board of the Garden City Surgicenter. He is a founder and managing partner at InFocus Capital Partners, a life-science venture capital fund that invests in emerging ophthalmic technology.

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Office Status Update

We are here for our patients and the community during this difficult time and are committed to providing eye care for those who need it in a safe and clean environment - although have temporarily closed the majority of our eye clinics in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

WE ARE OCCASIONALLY OPEN AT SELECT REGIONAL EMERGENCY CARE CLINICS FOR VISION THREATENING EMERGENCIES BY APPOINTMENT