Dr. James Klancnik, Jr. - MD

Dr. James Klancnik, Jr. - MD

  • 460 Park Avenue
  • 5th Floor
  • New York, NY  10022
  •  (212) 861-9797/ Phone

Practice Name:

Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York

See below for the Doctor's other office locations.


  • Ophthalmologist


  • Ophthalmology

Job Title:

  • Associate Adjunct Surgeon

Professional Statement:

Dr. Klancnik is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in medical and surgical disorders of the retina and vitreous. He has a particular interest in acute and chronic diseases of the macula including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular disease. ... more...


  • Thomas Jefferson University (Medical School)
  • Wills Eye Hospital, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Lankenau Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Columbia University, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Fellowship in Medical and Surgical Vitreoretinal Disease

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • German

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Awards and Publications:

  • Iturralde D, Spaide RF, Meyerle CB, Klancnik JM, Yannuzzi LA, Fisher YL, Sorenson JA, Slakter JS, Freund KB, Cooney M, Fine HF. Intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) treatment of macular edema in central retinal vein occlusion: a short-term study. Retina 2006;26:279-84.
  • Gross NE, Aizman A, Brucker A, Klancnik JM Jr, Yannuzzi LA. Nature and risk of neovascularization in the fellow eye of patients with unilateral retinal angiomatous proliferation. Retina 2005;25:713-8.
  • Peiretti E, Klancnik JM Jr, Spaide RF, Yannuzzi L. Choroidal neovascularization in sorsby fundus dystrophy treated with photodynamic therapy and intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide. Retina 2005;25:377-9.

States Where Licensed:

  • New York