Richard L. Levy, MD

Richard L. Levy, MD Specialties: General Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology

Richard L. Levy, MD
Specialties: General Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology
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1305 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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  • Oxford Health Plans
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About Richard L. Levy, MD

Dr. Levy is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and the Director of the Pediatric Ophthalmology service at Weill Cornell Medicine and a member of the Weill Cornell Ophthalmology Department.After graduating from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, he completed his ophthalmology residency at the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and New York University. He completed fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology, at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and then pediatric ophthalmology, at Children's Hospital Boston.Before returning to New York, he was a Clinical Instructor of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and on the staff at Children's Hospital Boston, where he was also the director of residency training for the ophthalmology department.Dr. Levy sees children of all ages and adults with strabismus.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Adult Strabismus

  • Amblyopia

  • Crossed or Lazy Eye (Strabismus)

  • Double Vision (Diplopia)

  • General Ophthalmology

  • Pediatric Cataract Surgery

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

  • Pediatric Strabismus


  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Medical School: Harvard Medical School
  • Residency: Manhattan Eye

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology