Princeton University graduate, Dr. Hersh received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Massachusetts Eye &
Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, where afterwards he received additional specialized fellowship training in corneal surgery. Dr. Hersh remained on the full-time faculty at Harvard until 1990. In 1995 he founded the Cornea and Laser Eye Institute, dedicated to clinical care and research in cornea and refractive surgery. Currently, in addition to directing the Cornea and Laser Eye Institute-Hersh Vision Group, he is a Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Division at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University. Dr. Hersh has trained over a thousand eye surgeons in excimer laser refractive surgery techniques, and is past recipient of the Teacher of the Year award bestowed by the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Hersh has been selected for Best Doctors in America for over 10 years running, and he is the only LASIK and corneal surgery specialist to be listed in New York Magazine, New Jersey Monthly, and New Jersey Life as one of the top doctors in the New York metropolitan area. He and his work have also been featured by the Today Show, PBS, America Tonight, Fox News, People Magazine, the New York Times, the Bergen Record, the Newark Star Ledger, and other national media. Dr. Hersh is Team Ophthalmologist for the NY Jets.
r. Hersh's interests are devoted exclusively to LASIK, custom LASIK, Intralase, LASEK, PRK, CK, Intacs, Keratoconus, corneal transplantation and other corneal and refractive surgery procedures.…