Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC Specialties: Ophthalmology

Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Specialties: Ophthalmology
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1305 York Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

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About Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Dr Brissette is one of New York Citys leading ophthalmologists and cataract surgery experts. She has been voted by her patients and peers as a New York City Super Doctor many years in a row. She is also the ophthalmologist for the New York Rangers (NHL) hockey team. Dr. Brissette is a spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has been featured by many media outlets for her expert opinion. She is an active and accomplished researcher and is frequently invited to lecture both nationally and internationally about cataract surgery and laser vision correction. Dr. Brissette is double board certified by both the American Board of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (her home country but is a proud New Yorker and member of the Weill Cornell Ophthalmology team).

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Blepharitis

  • Cataract Surgery

  • Clinical Research

  • Complex Cataract Surgery

  • Corneal Cross-Linking

  • Corneal Disease

  • Corneal Surgery

  • Dry Eyes

  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery With Insertion of Specialized Intraocular Lens

  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

  • Intraocular Lens Implant

  • Keratoconus

  • Laser Vision Correction

  • LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis)

  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)

  • Problems With Sight

  • Refractive Surgery

  • S/P Laser Cataract Surgery

  • Transplantation, Corneal


  • Degrees: McGill University (Canada)
  • Degrees: Queen's University (Canada)
  • Degrees: Queen's University Faculty of Medicine (Canada)

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Ophthalmologist, New York Rangers
  • Top 40 under 40 in Ophthalmology
  • Rising Star and Top Doctor 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • One To Watch, Millennial Eye
  • American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Excellence Award