Eric Donnenfeld, MD, FAAO
Dr. Donnenfeld’s Experience
Eric Donnenfeld, M.D., is a distinguished Board Member of Medical Optometry America, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University, and Trustee of Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Donnenfeld was named America’s Best Eye Doctor in 2021 and 2022 by Newsweek, one of the top 25 innovators in ophthalmology over the past 25 years by Ophthalmology Management, and one of the 50 most influential people in ophthalmology by The Ophthalmologist.
Dr. Donnenfeld was a former resident and Chief Resident at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital and completed a Cornea Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital. He holds the position of Editor-in-Chief at EyeWorld and is also the Editor-in-Chief emeritus at Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. He is a prolific author, having written over 220 peer-reviewed papers on external disease, cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery, as well as 60 book chapters and three books. Dr. Donnenfeld also serves on the editorial board of nine journals and has been involved in more than 60 FDA clinical trials. Dr. Donnfeld was named America’s Best Eye Doctor in 2021,2022, and 2023 by Newsweek, one of the Top 25 Innovators in Ophthalmology over the past 25 years by Ophthalmology Management , and One of the 50 Most Influential People on Ophthalmology by The Ophthalmologist. Dr. Donnenfeld is also the founding partner of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island.