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Dr. Shepps' bio
This content was provided by Dr. Shepps "Dr. Shepps remains active in the education of new and established doctors. As the Medical Director of the Glaucoma Institute at S.U.N.Y., his lectures concentrate on the medical, laser, and surgical treatments of ocular disease. He attends to the patients and medical staff at N.Y.U., Beth Israel, and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. he serves as eye surgeon for the New York Police Department. Dr. Shepps was Director of the Glaucoma Institute at SUNY School of Optometry for 11 years. He also taught residents at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, St. Vincent's Medical Center, New York University Medical Center, and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. Lasik, Anterior segment surgery, and ocular trauma are the other areas of specialization. He is a past Director of Glaucoma Services at NYU/NYDH. A Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, he holds undergraduate and medical graduate degrees from Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. Glaucoma and anterior segment post-doctoral fellowship training was pursued at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shepps is currently active in clinical and basic science research into the cause and treatment of glaucoma."
This content was provided by Dr. Shepps "Associate Ophthalmologists & Optometrists, together with Associate Opticians, create an ideal team of professionals to offer the most comprehensive care for all your eye health and vision care needs. As a private group practice, we have been serving the Financial District and Mid-Manhattan communities, and beyond, for over five decades. Our doctors, comprised of ophthalmologists and optometrists, provide the highest level of medical and surgical care ranging from urgent eye care to cosmetic enhancements, stye removal to cataract surgery, laser vision correction/refractive surgery (LASIK), contact lens services and glaucoma screening and treatment, exclusively to maintain, improve and enhance the quality of patients' lives.
Our state-of-the-art facilities, highly specialized equipment of the latest technology, and Electronic Medical Record system allow us to provide efficient, accurate and high quality care, as well as quality time and attention that you deserve. The ancillary staff from front desk and testing to checkout is extremely friendly and welcoming making you feel comfortable and calm throughout your visit.
The onsite optical boutique within our downtown office and staffed by a licensed optician provides added convenience to your experience. It offers a complete line of fashion eye wear, sunglasses, sport goggles and low vision aids. Local home and office fitting is available by special appointment.
Our patients have given us the highest compliments by referring family and friends to our practice. This level of trust inspires us to continue our tradition to excel. With offices conveniently located near Wall Street and the heart of Manhattan close to public transportation, we invite you to visit us online and onsite to witness for yourself that our highly trained staff and doctors are fully committed to delivering excellent care in a comfortable and caring setting and that we have your best interests at heart. We do our best to make you and your eyes feel special! "
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Contusion of the Eyeball
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
0 Malpractice Claims
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0 Board Actions
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Undergraduate School | Graduated
ME&E Harvard Medical School
Medical School | Graduated
Usc School Of Med
Medical School | Graduated
Denver Presby Hosp
Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
New York Eye And Ear Infirmary
Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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