Benjamin Levine, MD

Benjamin Levine, MD

Benjamin Levine, MD

Specialties: General Ophthalmology, OphthalmologyMore specialties
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1305 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Cigna
  • Emblem Select Care
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • UnitedHealthcare

About Benjamin Levine, MD


Dr. Benjamin Levine is a board-certified ophthalmologist and an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Levine provides comprehensive eye care as well as specialty care in oculoplastic surgery and serves as the director of the ophthalmology inpatient consult service at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine and the Hospital for Special Surgery.Dr. Levine graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  After college, Dr. Levine was selected as an Intramural Research Training Award Scholar at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.  Following his year at the N.I.H., Dr. Levine attended medical school at the George Washin...
Dr. Benjamin Levine is a board-certified ophthalmologist and an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Levine provides comprehensive eye care as well as specialty care in oculoplastic surgery and serves as the director of the ophthalmology inpatient consult service at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine and the Hospital for Special Surgery.Dr. Levine graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  After college, Dr. Levine was selected as an Intramural Research Training Award Scholar at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.  Following his year at the N.I.H., Dr. Levine attended medical school at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, where he graduated with Distinction.  After completing an internship in internal medicine at Cabrini Medical Center of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan, Dr. Levine went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Medical College of Cornell University. After completing his residency training, Dr. Levine was honored to be selected as Chief Resident and to remain an additional year at Weill Cornell Medicine as an instructor in ophthalmology.  Following his year as Chief Resident, Dr. Levine completed a one year preceptorship in ophthalmic plastic surgery, also at Weill Cornell Medicine.Dr. Levine is currently accepting new patients. His practice interests include general ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and plastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids and orbit. Appointments can be made by calling Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology at (646) 962-2020, or by visiting http://www.weillcornelleye.org/.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Extraction with Intraocular Lens Insertion
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Disorders
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Intraocular Lens Implant
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ptosis of Eyelid Surgery
  • Ptosis Procedures
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Tearing Problems

Education

  • Medical School: George Washington University
  • Residency: Cabrini Medical Center
  • Residency: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Residency: New York Hospital Queens
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

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