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Professional Statement

  • Howard S. Kornstein, MD is one of the most experienced refractive surgeons in the Tri-State area and was one of the first New York ophthalmologists to have his own vision corrected with LASIK. Dr. Kornstein graduated from Brown University and Brown University Medical School. After training at Harvard in Internal Medicine, he completed a residency in Ophthalmology at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Kornstein then did an extra fellowship year of subspecialty training at NYU in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. He is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kornstein serves as Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at New York Medical College. Dr. Kornstein has performed over 17,000 successful laser vision procedures (LASIK, LASEK, PRK) using the VISX Star S4 excimer laser


  • Medical School - Brown University
  • New York University Medical Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • New York University, Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • New York Keratorefractive Society
  • New York Intraocular Lens Implant Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Language Spoken

  • English