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Here at the practice of Dr. Edwin M. Schottenstein, it’s our goal to provide you with the most comprehensive eye care you’ll find when you’re in search of an NYC eye doctor. What makes us such a valued source of eye services and treatments is our wonderful Manhattan ophthalmologist, Dr. Schottenstein. He’s become a trusted eye doctor in the community as he has decades of experience in helping patients attain their optimal visual health. We’d like to introduce you to him right now!

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Meet Dr. Edwin M. Schottenstein!

Dr. Edwin M. Schottenstein is one of New York City’s top board-certified ophthalmologists. His status as board certified means that he has completed years of rigorous training in specialized surgery, vision preservation, and restoration. He’s accepted as a diplomat by the prestigious American Board of Ophthalmology.

He’s also a respected fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a designation given to accomplished surgeons. His private practice, located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, and helping patients with ophthalmic manifestations of diabetes. He has practiced ophthalmology in Manhattan since 1985.

For over 30 years, Dr. Schottenstein has provided compassionate and thorough care for his patients. His attention to detail and willingness to spend the extra time with patients to resolve their needs is the guiding principle of his entire staff and truly sets his practice apart from others.

Dr. Schottenstein’s Education and Training

Dr. Schottenstein has dedicated many years of his professional life to the continued education of both students and his fellow colleagues in ophthalmology. He completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University and went on to attend the Medical College of Ohio (now University of Toledo. He received residency training in ophthalmology at Hahnemann University (now Drexel University) and also studied as a glaucoma subspecialist by completing a fellowship at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Currently, he is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Attending Ophthalmologist at New York University’s School of Medicine. He is also an Attending Surgeon at the New York Ear and Eye Infirmary of Mount Sinai, where he participates in their highly respected glaucoma and trauma services.

Dr. Schottenstein also lectures in ophthalmology to physicians in the medical community. Further, he has written numerous articles for medical journals and chapters for textbooks about comprehensive ophthalmology and glaucoma care.

Our Services

Some of the services and treatments that you’ll be able to receive by visiting your NYC eye doctor, Dr. Schottenstein, include:

Visit Your Manhattan Ophthalmologist!

If you’re interested in seeing your trusted NYC eye doctor, Dr. Schottenstein, we encourage you to give us a call at (212) 874-2300. If you have any questions about our treatments or services, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We hope to see you soon!