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Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Ophthalmology

Locations and Appointments

Insurances Accepted

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Personal Statement

Thank you for choosing Weill Cornell Medicine for your ophthalmology needs. I am a cataract surgery specialist and offer the most advanced techniques for surgery including laser assisted surgery and advanced technology lens implants. I am also an expert in vision correction such as LASIK, PRK, and EVO. 

Biographical Info

Dr Brissette is one of New York Citys leading ophthalmologists and cataract surgery experts. She has been voted by her patients and peers as a New York City Super Doctor many years in a row. She is also the ophthalmologist for the New York Rangers (NHL) hockey team. Dr. Brissette is a spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has been featured by many media outlets for her expert opinion. She is an active and accomplished researcher and is frequently invited to lecture both nationally and internationally about cataract surgery and laser vision correction. Dr. Brissette is double board certified by both the American Board of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (her home country but is a proud New Yorker and member of the Weill Cornell Ophthalmology team). 

Honors and Awards
  • Ophthalmologist, New York Rangers
  • Top 40 under 40 in Ophthalmology
  • Rising Star and Top Doctor 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • One To Watch, Millennial Eye
  • American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Excellence Award
Clinical Expertise
Complex Cataract Surgery
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery With Insertion of Specialized Intraocular Lens
LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis)
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Dry Eyes
Corneal Cross-Linking
Keratoconus
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Dry Eye Syndrome
Cataract
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.Sc.
    Queen's University (Canada)
    2015
  • M.D.
    Queen's University Faculty of Medicine (Canada)
    2011
  • B.Sc.
    McGill University (Canada)
    2007
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Ophthalmologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

Consultant: 
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Bruder Healthcare Company
Carl Zeiss
Clinique Laboratories, LLC
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals
Johnson & Johnson
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Sun Pharmaceuticals Global FZE
Tarsus Pharma
Ownership: 
Dailypractice eyecare llc