Our Providers

Steven E Brooks, MD
  • Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC
  • Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Steven E Brooks, <span>MD</span>

Dr. Steven E. Brooks is a national leader in the field of strabismus, pediatric ophthalmology and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). An excellent clinician and physician scientist, he has made a number of important contributions to the field, including his work on fat adherence syndrome and his description of a new modification for muscle transposition surgery in the field of strabismus, as well as his research on the mechanisms of retinal vascularization in retinopathy of prematurity.

Dr. Brooks received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Medical Center and a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Michigan W. K. Kellogg Eye Center.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Strabismus
  • Pediatric Strabismus

    Education & Training

  • MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Southern California - Los Angeles County Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Michigan Medical Center


  • ColumbiaDoctors Ophthalmology

    15 West 65th Street
    Floor: 1
    New York, NY 10023
    (212) 305-9535
    (212) 342-3932
  • 3959 Broadway
    Floor: 5
    New York, NY 10032
    (212) 305-9535
    (212) 305-6142

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
  • Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
  • Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
  • Local 1199
  • Multiplan
  • Oscar (Exchange)
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
  • United Healthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-9535