Steven Rosenberg, MD

Our Providers

Academic Appointments

  • Anne S. Cohen Associate Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology (in Ophthalmology) at CUMC

Current Administrative Positions

  • Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology
Steven Rosenberg, MD

Steven E. Rosenberg, MD, is an expert in the field of strabismus and pediatric ophthalmology. He is the Anne S. Cohen Endowed Professorship of Pediatric Ophthalmology and the Director of Columbia’s Pediatric Ophthalmology division. Dr. Rosenberg has more than 25 years of experience specializing in all facets of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, including pediatric cataract surgery and complex adult and pediatric strabismus. He previously co-directed the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

Dr. Rosenberg received his undergraduate education at Harvard University and his medical degree with honors from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons. After his ophthalmology residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, he completed his postdoctoral training with a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus with Zane Pollard, MD,at the James Hall Eye Center, Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Rosenberg has dedicated his career to education and has received numerous teaching awards, including the John S. Hermann, M.D. Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Adult Strabismus
  • Pediatric Eye Surgery
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Strabismus

Education and Training

  • Columbia University College of Physician & Surgeon
  • Internship: California Pacific Medical Center
  • Residency: Manhattan Eye, Ear And Throat Hospital
  • Fellowship: Piedmont Hospital


  • CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

    635 West 165th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
  • ColumbiaDoctors - Robert Burch Family Eye Center

    250 West 64th Street
    New York, NY 10023

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]
  • Affinity Health Plan [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs]
  • 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, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare (National) [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Railroad, Traditional Medicare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • RiverSpring [Special Needs]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), Empire Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: 212-305-9535