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Eastside Eye Surgeons

Specialties

  • Cornea & External Diseases Specialist
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Refractive Surgeon

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Access Medicare (NY)
  • Aetna

Practice statement

Dr. Yuna Rapoport is a leading expert in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery. She is also an expert in medical conditions affecting the front of the eye, including general eye care, contact lenses, eyeglass prescriptions, infections, blepharitis and styes. She has a particular interest in dry eyes not amenable to other treatments and in medical corneal diseases. She is as Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai, and is actively engaged in resident and fellow education. She holds privileges at New York Eye And Ear Infirmary, Manhattan Eye Ear Nose and Throat, Mount Sinai, and Northwell Hospital. She obtained her BA, MPH, and her MD from Northwestern University. She then went onward to complete her ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt University and cornea and refractive disease fellowship at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard University. She participates in surgical mission trips to places including India, Nepal, and Ghana, performing and teaching cataract surgery. She used this experience to found a nonprofit organization to help a Ghanaian ophthalmologist start an outreach-based cataract surgery model based on the famous Aravind Hospital in Southern India. Her work regarding advances in eye care has been published in leading medical journals and presented at major ophthalmology meetings. She has been named a Castle Connolly Top Cataract and Cornea Doctor by peers and colleagues for 3 years in a row. She is fluent in 5 different languages including, French, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, and English. Dr. Rapoport take great pride in providing caring and thoughtful attention to each patient and providing the most technologically advanced therapeutic, diagnostic and surgical care. Each staff member, including the receptionists, technicians, and physicians, provides personalized patient care, with phone calls and questions addressed the same day, and an emphasis on minimal wait times. We look forward to a long and caring relationship with each of our patients.

Office location

178 East 71st Street

New York, NY 10021

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Office location

178 East 71st Street

New York, NY 10021