Vision Center Of New York Staff

Dr. Gary R. Fishman, Medical Director

Dr. Gary R. FishmanDr. Fishman is one of few fellowship-trained refractive surgeons in New York . As a refractive specialist, he provides LASIK and refractive cataract surgery to minimize patients' dependence on glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Fishman also provides advanced comprehensive eye care and treats glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye allergies, dry eyes, ocular trauma, and prescribes glasses.

Dr. Fishman graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience from Brown University. He attended the esteemed Brown University School of Medicine and was selected to study at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London . Dr. Fishman completed his Ophthalmology residency at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, the oldest specialty eye hospital in the Western hemisphere. Dr. Fishman further advanced his training by completing a year-long fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery with world renowned physicians, Dr. Eric D. Donnenfeld of the Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island and Dr. Barrie D. Soloway of the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary.

The field of cataract and refractive laser surgery has undergone revolutionary changes in recent years. Dr. Fishman is one of the few physicians in New York with extensive training in this area. Dr. Fishman is a strong believer in medical research to advance our knowledge of eye disease. He has conducted numerous research studies, has written a book chapter, and has published and presented at national and international conferences. For his research commitment, Dr. Fishman received many research honors, including the prestigious scholar award of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology. Dr. Fishman is a member of various medical societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American College of Eye Surgeons. He is an attending physician at the Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

We are delighted to have Dr. Fishman lead our staff and look forward to providing the highest level of eye care to our community. Please feel free to call our office at 718-862-EYES (3937) to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Simon Wu

Dr. Gary R. Fishman Dr. Wu graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Computer Science from Brooklyn College,CUNY. He attended the New York University School of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Wu then completed his Ophthalmology residency at New York Medical College, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. His advanced training in cornea and refractive surgery was completed at the Boston Eye Group, where he also spent time at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary during this year.

Dr. Wu treats a variety of medical conditions including cataracts, dry eyes, glaucoma, eye allergies and infections. He also performs ophthalmic surgery, such as cataract removal with intraocular lens implantation and laser eye surgery.

Dr. Wu is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is an attending ophthalmologist at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Wu is a member of professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Wu is fluent in English, Chinese Cantonese/Mandarin and Medical Spanish.

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Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 1:00pm

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