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Dr. Stephen Trokel, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He has been practicing for 58 years. Read his story
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Dr. Trokel's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Trokel "Widely regarded as the first ophthalmologist to recognize the significance of the excimer laser for use in corneal refractive surgery, Dr. Stephen Trokel's vision and exhaustive research has made laser vision correction a realistic alternative to glasses and contacts for millions worldwide. Today, he remains an innovator working closely with VISX, Inc. to further develop and implement new technology. Dr. Trokel graduated from Cornell University with a degree in physics and subsequently received his master's degree in radiation biology. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Rochester, New York. After completing his residency at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons and fellowships at the National Institutes of Health and at Columbia's Edward Harkness Eye Institute, Dr. Trokel received a Doctor of Medical Science degree in Ophthalmology-Physiology, also from Columbia. Dr. Trokel is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, the National Board of Medical Examiners, and is a member of both the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. In 1999, he was nominated by over 30,000 of his peers as one of the 20th century most influential ophthalmologists."
This content was provided by Dr. Trokel "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Blocked Tear Duct
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
0 Malpractice Claims
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School | Graduated 1959
Montefiore Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1960
Colum Presby Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1963
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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