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Biography

Dr. Sorenson is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal surgery and macular disease. He is a nationally recognized expert in the care of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and in the surgical management of retinal detachments as well as macular hole and macular pucker surgery. He is on the surgical staff at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital.

He has authored and co-authored over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals and has lectured at many scientific meetings throughout the world. He has participated in many of the teaching activities of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and in 1996, received its Honor Award for his services. He received the Honor Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists in 2006.

His research interests primarily involve the diagnosis and treatment of age–related macular degeneration. He serves as a scientific reviewer for the major ophthalmology journals.

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      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Sorenson is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal surgery and macular disease. He is a nationally recognized expert in the care of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and in the surgical management of retinal detachments as well as macular hole and macular pucker surgery. He is on the surgical staff at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital.

    He has authored and co-authored over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals and has lectured at many scientific meetings throughout the world. He has participated in many of the teaching activities of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and in 1996, received its Honor Award for his services. He received the Honor Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists in 2006.

    His research interests primarily involve the diagnosis and treatment of age–related macular degeneration. He serves as a scientific reviewer for the major ophthalmology journals.

    Dr. Sorenson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy
    • Adult Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Cone Dystrophy
    • Cone Rod Dystrophy
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Cancer
    • Floaters
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
    • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Early-Onset
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pigmentary Retinopathy
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Artery Occlusion
    • Retinal Degeneration
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment With Break
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Edema
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1979

    • Internship Hospital
      Santa Clara Vly Med Center

      Completed in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      University Calif San Francisco

      Completed in 1983

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    • Undergraduate School
      Stanford University

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
    • Retinal Diseases
    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Avastin® Injection
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Injection
    • Eye Surgery
    • Lucentis® Injection
    • Optomap® Retinal Exam
    • Pneumatic Retinopexy
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
    • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
    • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Retinal Surgery
    • Retinal Testing
    • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • Vitreous Surgery