Our Providers

Bryan J. Winn, MD
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC
Bryan J. Winn, <span>MD</span>

Bryan J. Winn, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC and an Attending Ophthalmologist at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is board certified in Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), specializing in the medical and surgical management of eyelid, lacrimal, and orbital disorders, as well as aesthetic rejuvenation of the face. He is also the Residency Program Director and the Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia.

Dr. Winn graduated Summa Cum Laude from Amherst College where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He completed his medical school training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2003. Between his third and fourth years of medical school, he completed a clinical research fellowship in Ocular Electrophysiology and Neuro-ophthalmology at Columbia University. Following an internship specializing in Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, he began residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of California San Francisco. There he received the Paul D. Langer Award, was Vice President of the Frederick C. Cordes Eye Society and was elected to the Board of Councilors of the California Academy of Ophthalmology.

After residency, Dr. Winn completed a two-year fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery accredited by the American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). During this time, he developed broad clinical and surgical expertise in ophthalmic plastic surgery as well as aesthetic facial rejuvenation techniques. He joined the faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University in 2009.

Dr. Winn is dedicated to medical education and has published over 25 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. He frequently presents at national and state scientific and professional meetings. He is currently the Director of Ophthalmic Medical Education for Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as the Residency Program Director for the Department of Ophthalmology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Winn serves as the Quality and Patient Safety Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Botox Treatment
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ptosis of Eyelid
  • Lacrimal Gland Surgery
  • Reconstructive Facial Surgery
  • Graves' Disease
  • Orbital Tumor
  • Facial Trauma
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

    Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • MD, 2000 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: Brigham & Women's Hospital - Harvard
  • Residency: University of California-San Francisco Medical Center


  • Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

    635 West 165th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
    (212) 342-5293
  • CD Third Avenue Office

    880 Third Avenue
    Floor: 2
    New York, NY 10022
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
    (212) 201-4129
  • Ridgewood - 119 Prospect Street

    119 Prospect Street
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (201) 445-0444
    (212) 342-5293

Insurance Programs

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

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-9535

Honors & Awards

  • 2011 John Martin Wheeler Memorial Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching Comprehensive Ophthalmic Care in the Eye Clinic and Dedication to Resident Education
  • 2003 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • 2003 Edith and Denton McKane Memorial Award for Outstanding Research in Ophthalmology
  • 2003 Janeway Prize for the Highest Achievement and Abilities in the Graduating Class of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons