Jeffrey G Odel, MD

Our Providers

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC

Dr. Jeffrey Odel is a Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC and specializes in the field of Neuro-Ophthalmology.

Dr. Odel is active in both clinical and research arenas. His present research interest is in developing efficient clinical tools to distinguish vision loss and visual field loss of optic nerve origin from that of retinal origin. He works with Donald C. Hood, Ph. D., of the department of psychology, in a weekly conference where visual fields are correlated with multifocal electroretinography, multifocal visual evoked potentials and spectral domain optical coherence tomography. He will be addressing with Dr. Hood the most cost effective diagnostic pathway of the work-up of visual loss under different clinical scenarios.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology

Education and Training

  • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Internship: Henry Ford Hospital
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Locations

  • CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

    635 West 165th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-5415
    Phone:
    (212) 305-5415
    Fax:
    (212) 305-3389

Insurance Programs

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

  • [Medicaid - NY, Medicaid - NY ETIN 00KJ, Medicare Railroad, UHC/OXF - The Empire Plan, UHC/OXF - The Empire Plan (CD)]
  • AETNA [Aetna Signature Administrators, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Student Health]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs]
  • CIGNA [EPO, Great West (National), HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Elderplan [Medicare Managed Care]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • MagnaCare (National) [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Railroad, Traditional Medicare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • Quality Health Management [Quality Health Management]
  • RiverSpring [Special Needs]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Empire Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-5415

Honors and Awards

1992 The Philip Knapp Memorial Teaching Award, NYPH