Noga Harizman, MD

Our Providers

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC
Noga Harizman, MD

Dr. Noga Harizman, MD is Associate Professor at Columbia University Irving Medical Center specializing in glaucoma and cornea.

Dr. Harizman is a leader in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery techniques, both as a teacher and practitioner. She also specializes in management techniques for corneal ulcers, endophthalmitis, and endothelial keratoplasty. Prior to joining Columbia, Dr. Harizman was the Director of Glaucoma services at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, and served as an attending physician and preceptor for resident glaucoma clinics. She was deeply involved in creating the glaucoma surgical curriculum and supervising resident and laser surgical cases. For her outstanding educational leadership, she received the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Teaching Award in 2011.

A native New Yorker born to Israeli parents, Dr. Harizman grew up in and was schooled and medically trained in Israel. She is a graduate of Tel Aviv University Medical School. Immediately upon graduating from ophthalmology residency, she began teaching and tutoring medical students on ocular anatomy and disease as a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology, at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. She then completed sequential fellowships in glaucoma and cornea at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where she joined the full-time faculty in 2008.

In addition to her accolades as a distinguished physician-educator with international experience and expertise, Dr. Harizman is known for being an effective and caring mentor for medical students, residents and fellows. She has maintained the highest professional and ethical standards and, enjoys providing care for her new and long-term patients, all while managing a full family life.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cataract
  • Cornea and External Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma


  • ColumbiaDoctors - Third Avenue

    880 Third Avenue
    F 3 3/F
    New York, NY 10022
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
  • ColumbiaDoctors - Robert Burch Family Eye Center

    250 West 64th Street
    New York, NY 10023
    (212) 305-9535

Insurance Programs

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

  • AETNA [Aetna Signature Administrators, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Student Health]
  • CIGNA [EPO, Great West (National), 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 [EPO, HMO, PPO]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare (National) [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Railroad, Traditional Medicare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • RiverSpring [Special Needs]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), Empire Plan, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-9535

Honors and Awards

2011 Residents teaching Award New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

2007 Winning Cornea Poster at American society of cataract and refractive surgery (ASCRS): "Anterior Segment Ocular Coherence Tomography (SL-OCT Following;DSAEK" N. Harizman, D.Ritterband, E. Chiu, B. Ovodenko, S. Dorairaj, R. Koplin, J. Seedor.

2005 National Eye Institute travel grant for ARVO

2004 Fellowship grant, American Physicians Fellowship for medicine in Israel (APF)

2003 Traveling Award for Research presentation at ARVO

2002 Research grant, Claire & Amedee Maratier Institute for the study of visual disorders & blindness, Sackler faculty of medicine, Tel-Aviv University

2002 Excellency in ophthalmology board qualification examination (Step B). The Israeli scientific medical committee

2000 Best resident award and traveling award to AAO. Surgical division of the Sheba medical center, Tel-Hashomer Hospital, Israel