Anton Orlin
Language: English
Gender: Male
Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology
1305 York Avenue, 11th and 12th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: 646-962-2020 | F: 949-962-0603
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Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology
156 William Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10038
P: (646) 962-2020 | F: (646) 962-0604
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(646) 962-2020

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  • Ophthalmology
  • Retina Degeneration
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Photography
  • Retinal and Vitreous Disorder
  • Diabetic Retinal Exams
  • Pediatric Retina Problems
  • Retinal Consultations
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Detached Retina Repair

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 contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006
  • B.A., University of Rochester, 2002

Honors and Awards

January 2010 Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) Residency Research Forum Award Recipient



Assistant Attending Ophthalmologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Anton Orlin, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Physician at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Orlin is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery; a specialty requiring two years of additional training after ophthalmology residency focusing solely on diagnosing and managing diseases of the vitreous and retina. He completed his two year Vitreoretinal fellowship training at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Orlin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Rochester in New York. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed his residency training at the Scheie Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. During his residency, Dr. Orlin was one of four residents nationwide picked to present his retinal research at the annual AUPO (Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology) meeting. He serves as a scientific reviewer to several major journals and has participated as a co-investigator in numerous clinical trials and laboratory investigations. Although Dr. Orlin has remained actively involved in medical research and education, his primary focus is to provide compassionate and excellent clinical and surgical care to his patients.

His clinical interests focus on diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous including macular surgery, epiretinal membrane peeling and macular hole surgery, retinal detachment, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, infectious retinitis and uveitis, ocular tumors, ocular trauma, pediatric retinal disease including retinopathy of prematurity. Dr. Orlin is currently accepting new patients. Appointments can be made by calling 646-962-2020, or by visiting