Our Providers

Lora Glass, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC
Lora Glass, <span>MD</span>

Lora Glass, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center and an Attending Ophthalmologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist, and completed fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic surgery under the auspices of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Glass has particular clinical expertise in disorders of the eyelids, eyebrows, tear production and drainage systems, and orbital tissues surrounding the eyes in both children and adults. She enjoys working with patients and families to individualize medical and surgical plans that address all functional and cosmetic concerns.

Dr. Glass graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harvard College with an A.B. in the Comparative Study of Religion; she was a John Harvard and Harvard College Scholar, and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Her medical degree was awarded at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she pursued additional training in medical ethics, and was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed an internship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and served on the institutional Ethics Committee while there. She then served as a resident and chief resident in ophthalmology at Columbia University. She returned to Harvard to pursue a two-year fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She followed her fellowship with an appointment at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute as an Assistant Professor at Columbia University.

Dr. Glass is an active contributor to the field of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.She has written over 40 articles and chapters, and is an active member of the oculoplastics community both nationally and abroad. She is known for her attention to detail, addressing the needs and concerns of every patient and family.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Eyelid Dermatitis
  • Botox Treatment
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Facial Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Orbital Tumor
  • Lacrimal Gland Surgery
  • Graves' Disease
  • Facial Trauma
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid tumors

    Education & Training

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Harvard

Locations

  • Robert Burch Family Eye Center

    250 West 64th Street
    Floor: 3
    New York, NY 10023
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
  • CUMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

    635 West 165th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (212) 305-9535
  • ColumbiaDoctors Third Avenue

    880 Third Avenue
    Floor: 3/F
    New York, NY 10022
    Phone:
    (212) 305-9535

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, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [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 Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-9535