Dr. Sandra C. Belmont, MD

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Dr. Sandra C. Belmont, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

Sandra C Belmont MD 121 E 61st St, New York, NY 10065 Get Directions
(212) 486-2020

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NYC Laser Eye Surgeon Sandra Belmont, MD is dedicated to setting the highest standards in the diagnosis and treatment of vision problems involving the cornea to protect and restore sight. The Belmont Eye Center's greatest distinction is its expert training and the personal care that cornea, LASIK and PRK laser eye surgery patients receive in her practice. Dr Belmont is the Director of the Resident Refractive Surgical Education/Laser Vision Correction Program and Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine. She served as founding Director of the Weill-Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital Laser Vision Correction Center. Dr. Belmont exemplifies traditions that make NYU Medical and Weill-Cornell rank as two of the most prestigious academic centers in the world; as a leader in the development and advancement of laser vision correction, in medical research, and physician training, and as a provider of superlative patient care.Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Keratomileusis
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Long Island College Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Nassau County Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Manhattan Eet Hospital

    Completed in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Recipient of the Richard C. Troutman, M.D. Master Teacher Award in Ophthalmology for her contributions to laser eye surgery., 2004
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Belmont's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Belmont

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Belmont's Care Philosophy

NYC Laser Eye Surgeon Sandra Belmont, MD is dedicated to setting the highest standards in the diagnosis and treatment of vision problems involving the cornea to protect and restore sight. The Belmont Eye Center's greatest distinction is its expert training and the personal care that cornea, LASIK and PRK laser eye surgery patients receive in her practice. Dr Belmont is the Director of the Resident Refractive Surgical Education/Laser Vision Correction Program and Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine. She served as founding Director of the Weill-Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital Laser Vision Correction Center. Dr. Belmont exemplifies traditions that make NYU Medical and Weill-Cornell rank as two of the most prestigious academic centers in the world; as a leader in the development and advancement of laser vision correction, in medical research, and physician training, and as a provider of superlative patient care.