Jessica B. Ciralsky, M.D.

Ophthalmology
Jessica Ciralsky

Dr. Ciralsky is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College and a member of the Weill Cornell Eye Associates. Her practice interests include corneal diseases and corneal surgery, advanced cataract surgery, laser vision correction, and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dr. Ciralsky received her undergraduate education at Brown University where she graduated Magna cum laude. She also received the Anne Crosby Emery Fellowship upon graduation, an award given to two graduating seniors for scholarly ability and excellence of character. She then obtained her M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She continued her training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, where she completed her Ophthalmology Residency and Cornea Fellowship. During her fellowship, Dr. Ciralsky was elected Chief Clinical Fellow of the Cornea service. She was also a recipient of the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship.

Dr. Ciralsky has been recognized as a gifted educator. She was awarded Fellow of the Year, an award given by the residents of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for dedication and contribution to resident education. She is also actively involved in multiple research endeavors.

Dr. Ciralsky is currently accepting new patients. She sees general eye patients as well as patients with corneal diseases and performs laser vision correction procedures. Appointments can be made by calling 646-962-2020, or by visiting http://www.weillcornelleye.org/.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]

Publications

Papers:

J. Ciralsky, R. Pineda, K. Colby. Determining Appropriate Corneal Graft Oversize for a New Trephine System. Submitted for Publication.
 
J. Ciralsky, K. Colby. Conjunctival Melanomas: Can the Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis be Applied? Seminars in Ophthalmology. 2009 May-Jun; 24(3):161-5.
 
J. Ciralsky, K. Colby. Congenital Corneal Opacities: A Review with a Focus on Genetics. Seminars in Ophthalmology. 2007 Oct;22(4):241-246.
 
N. Ghazi, J. Ciralsky, S. Shah, P. Campochiaro, J. Haller. Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema: The Vitreomacular Interface. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 Nov;144(5):747-754. Epub 2007 Sep 17.
 
E. Aliprandis, J. Ciralsky, H. Lai, I. Herling, H. Katz. Comparative Efficacy of Topical Moxifloxacin Versus Ciprofloxacin and Vancomycin in the Treatment of P. aeruginosa and Ciprofloxacin-Resistant MRSA Keratitis in Rabbits. Cornea. 2005;24(2):201-205.
 
Abstracts/Poster Presentations:
 
J. Ciralsky, M.T. Andreoli, C.M. Andreoli, C. Kloek. Outcomes and Prognostic Factors in Traumatic Corneal Lacerations. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2008.
 
J. Ciralsky, S. Warden, J. Munzenrider, J. Adams, S. Mukai. The Use of Gantry Decreases Normal Tissue Exposure in Proton Beam Radiotherapy of Intraocular Retinoblastoma. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2006.
 
E. T. Aliprandis, J. Ciralsky, H. Lai, I. Herling, H.R. Katz. Comparison of Topical Moxifloxacin 0.5 percent to Ciprofloxacin 0.3 percent in the Treatment of Experimental Pseudomonas aeruginosa Keratitis in Rabbits. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2003.
 
N. Ghazi, J. Ciralsky, S. Shah, P. Campochiaro, J. Haller. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Characteristics of Eyes with Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema. American Society of Retina Specialists, Presentation by Dr. Ghazi, New York, NY 2003.
 
J. Ciralsky, N. Ghazi, P. Campochiaro, S. Shah, J. Haller. Optical Coherence Tomography Characteristics of Eyes with Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim, CA 2003.
 
E. T. Aliprandis, J. Ciralsky, H. Lai, I. Herling, H.R. Katz. Efficacy of Topical Moxifloxacin in the Treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Ciprofloxacin-resistant MRSA Keratitis in Rabbits. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim, CA 2003.

Honors and Awards

2009  Fellow of the Year, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

2008  Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship

2000  Anne Crosby Emery Fellowship: for women "on the basis of scholarly ability and excellence of character"