Credentials: Education & Honors

Credentials: Education & Honors
Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, FAAO

As a leading Long Island LASIK and cataract surgeon, Dr. Eric D. Donnenfeld has many years of experience in the field of ophthalmology. Please browse his credentials below.

Honors
Professional Associations & Positions Held
Editorial Board – Ophthalmology Journals

Fellowship:

  • Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery/Cornea
    and External Disease, Wills Eye Hospital,
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1984-1985

Residency:

  • Ophthalmology, Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat
    Hospital, New York, New York, 1981-1984
    Chief Resident, 1983-1984

Internship:

  • Medicine and Surgery Categorical Internship,
    Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton Lower Falls,
    Massachusetts, 1980-1981

Medical School:

  • Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1977-1980, M.D., 1980
    Graduation with Honors
    Alpha Omega Alpha

College:

  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire,
    1977-1980, A.B., 1977
    Magna Cum Laude
    Highest Distinction in Major, Honors Group
    Rufus Choate Scholar

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Honors

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

  • President, 2013
  • Best Paper of Session, Annual Meeting, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000

Nassau Surgical Society

  • 2010 Distinguished Service Award

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today

  • National Refractive Surgeon of the Year, ASCRS, 2005
  • Top 50 Most Influential Ophthalmologists in the World, 2006, 2005

Dartmouth Medical School

  • Board of Overseers, 2005

World Cornea Congress

  • Best Paper of Session, 2005

Lions Club of Long Island

  • Knights of the Blind Award, 1999

Sons of Italy

  • Fight for Sight Award, 1999

American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Senior Honor Award, 2004
  • Honor Award, 1994

North Shore University Hospital

  • Teacher of the Year, 1992

Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital

  • Surgeon of the Year, 1986
  • Program Director, Biennial Meeting, 1987 – 1991
  • Program Director, Advances in Cornea and External Disease, 1990, 1989

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Professional Associations & Positions Held

American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Fellow

American College of Surgeons

  • Fellow
  • Board of Directors, Brooklyn/Long Island Chapter

American Medical Association

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

  • Cornea Committee

Contact Lens Association of America

Cornea Society

  • Board of Directors

International Society of Refractive Keratoplasty

Long Island Ophthalmological Society

Nassau Academy of Medicine

  • Director, Ophthalmology Section
  • Board of Directors

Nassau County Medical Society

  • Program Director, Ophthalmology Division

Nassau Surgical Society

  • President
  • Chairman, Academic Committee
  • Board of Directors
  • Program Director

New York Medical Society

New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology

  • Board of Directors

Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group

  • President
  • Board of Directors

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Editorial Board – Ophthalmology Journals

Therapeutic Updates in Ophthalmology

  • Chief Medical Editor
  • Section Editor

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today

  • Assistant Medical Editor

Review of Refractive Surgery

  • Assistant Medical Editor
  • Section Editor

Review of Ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News

Ophthalmology Management

Refractive Surgery Quarterly

Evidence-Based Eye Care

Out-Patient Surgery

Optometric Management

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