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About Richard L. Levy, M.D.
Our mission in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus is to provide all of our patients and their families with consistently excellent, thoughtful, and compassionate care. Our team of physicians, support staff, and physicians-in-training stands ready for the challenges of pediatric eye disease and ocular misalignment. From educating a family on the nature of their child's eye condition, to performing strabismus surgery, to imparting knowledge to the next generation of physicians, my job provides daily challenges and rewards. I find it a perpetual honor to be entrusted with my patients' eyes and vision.
Dr. Levy is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and the Director of the Pediatric Ophthalmology service at Weill Cornell Medicine and a member of the Weill Cornell Ophthalmology Department.
After graduating from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, he completed his ophthalmology residency at the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and New York University. He completed fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology, at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and then pediatric ophthalmology, at Children's Hospital Boston.
Before returning to New York, he was a Clinical Instructor of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and on the staff at Children's Hospital Boston, where he was also the director of residency training for the ophthalmology department.
Dr. Levy sees children of all ages and adults with strabismus.
1. Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard College, 1993
2. Grunebaum Cancer Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, 1997-98
3. Wilmer Resident Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2005
4. Von L. Meyer Fellowship Award, Children's Hospital Boston, 2005
5. Farley Fund Fellowship Award, Children's Hospital Boston, 2005
6. Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Weill Cornell Medicine
M.D.Harvard Medical School1998
Assistant Attending OphthalmologistNewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Assistant Professor of Clinical OphthalmologyWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
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