Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD
Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD

Ophthalmology
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, more

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880 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
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  • Affinity Health Plan
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  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
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  • Local 1199
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  • MVP Health Care
  • Quality Health Management
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare
  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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About Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD

Dr. Jeffrey M. Liebmann is a Professor of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Service Director, and Vice-Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center.


Dr. Jeffrey M. Liebmann graduated from Boston University School of Medicine, completed his ophthalmology residency at the State University of New York/Downstate Medical Center, and his glaucoma fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Liebmann serves as Shirlee and Bernard Brown Professor, Vice-Chair, and Director of the Glaucoma Division of the Department Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and American College of Surgeons. Dr. Liebmann is currently Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Glaucoma, a member of the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association and Board of Directors of The Glaucoma Foundation and Secretary-Treasurer of the New York Glaucoma Society. Dr. Liebmann is a past-President of the World Glaucoma Association, American Glaucoma Society, and the New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology and was co-founder of the New York Glaucoma Research Institute, the American Glaucoma Society Foundation and ASCRS Glaucoma Day.


In addition to maintaining a busy tertiary-care referral practice in New York City, Dr. Liebmann is Principal Investigator for the NIH African Descent and Glaucoma Evaluation Study (ADAGES) and Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS III) at Columbia University and is the author and/or co-author of more than 1000 medical and scientific papers, book chapters, and abstracts. He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad on glaucoma diagnosis and management. His current main areas of research interest include the causes of glaucoma, glaucoma progression, glaucoma surgery, ocular imaging, and neuroprotection.


Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
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Expertise

  • Applied Eye Genetics

  • Glaucoma

  • Glaucoma Laser Surgery

  • Glaucoma Surgery

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Education

  • Fellowship: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

  • Fellowship: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

  • Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

  • Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

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Titles & Positions

  • Director, Glaucoma Service

  • Shirlee & Bernard Brown Professor of Ophthalmology at the Columbia University Medical Center

  • Vice-Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Education

  • Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Fellowship: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

Titles & Positions

  • Director, Glaucoma Service
  • Shirlee & Bernard Brown Professor of Ophthalmology at the Columbia University Medical Center
  • Vice-Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology