Columbia Ophthalmologists Honored Among 2019's Best Eye Doctors in New York, Nation

​Doctors from the Columbia Department of Ophthalmology were, again, named as the best eye doctors in New York and the United States in an assortment of 2019 industry best lists. Among them, Columbia University eye doctors made Best Doctors of America, Castle Connolly's national, regional and metropolitatn lists of top physician specialists, as well as Super Doctors and Super Doctors - Rising Stars, as listed below.

Dr. Stanley Chang (retina), Dr. Jeffrey Liebmann (glaucoma), and Dr. Jeffrey Odel (neuro-ophthalmology) were among those who have consistently remained in the rankings since 2016, according in New York Magazine's Best Doctor List. The publication's listing comes out each May. Ophthalmologists named, including our Department chair, Dr. George Cioffi (glaucoma), were included in the Castle Connolly lists of America's Top Doctors, Regional Top Doctors, and Metro Top Doctors listing. Full details are listed below.  

In addition, the number of surgeons increased over year's past for those named to the Super Doctors - Rising Stars for the New York Metro area. Others from a broad selection of sub-specialties were also named as notables, as follows:

    

                                 

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Physicians and 2019 lists:

James Drake Auran, MD - Super Doctors, Best Doctors, and Castle Connolly

Rajendra K. Bansal, MD - Super Doctors and Castle Connolly

Srilaxmi Bearelly, MD - Castle Connolly

Dana Blumberg, MD, MPH - Rising Stars

Daniel S. Casper, MD, PhD - Super Doctors, Best Doctors, NY TopDocs, and Castle Connolly

Stanley Chang, MD - Super Doctors, Best Doctors, and Castle Connolly

Royce Chen, MD - Rising Stars

George A. Cioffi, MD - Best Doctors, NY TopDocs, and Castle Connolly

Jackson Coleman, MD - Super Doctors and Castle Connolly

Jeremy Cotliar, MD - Super Doctors

Nancy I. Fan-Paul, MD, MPH - Super Doctors

George J. Florakis, MD - Super Doctors, Best Doctors, and Castle Connolly

Pamela F. Gallin, MD - Super Doctors and Castle Connolly

Noga Harizman, MD - Best Doctors

Alexandra Herzlich, MD - Rising Stars

Jason Horowitz, MD - Castle Connolly

Steven A. Kane, MD, PhD - Super Doctors

Michael Kazim, MD- Super Doctors, Best Doctors, and Castle Connolly

Martin E. Lederman, MD - Castle Connolly

Martin L. Leib, MD - Castle Connolly

Peter E. Libre, MD - Castle Connolly

Jeffrey Liebmann, MD- Super Doctors, Best Doctors, and Castle Connolly

Brian Marr, MD - Castle Connolly

John C. Merriam, MD - Super Doctors and Castle Connolly

Golnaz Moazami, MD - Super Doctors

Jeffrey Odel, MD - Super Doctors, Best Doctors,  and Castle Connolly

Lisa Park, MD - Castle Connolly

Louis D. Pizzarello, MD- Castle Connolly

Hermann D. Schubert, MD - Super Doctors

Roslyn Marie Stahl, MD - Rising Stars

Leejee H. Suh, MD - Rising Stars and Castle Connolly

Tongalp Tezel, MD - Best Doctors and Castle Connolly

Danielle Trief, MD, MSc - Rising Stars

Stephen Trokel, MD - Super Doctors

Stephen H. Tsang, MD, PhD - Best Doctors

Michael Weiss, MD - Super Doctors and Castle Connolly

Lauren Yeager, MD - Rising Stars