Dr. Alan Uliss is an ophthalmologist practicing in Forest Hills, NY. Dr. Uliss specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Uliss can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Uliss can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
Albert Einstein College of Medicine MD 1980
Yeshiva University Bachelor's Degree 1976
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Clinica! Instructor Department of Ophthalmology, Montefiore Medical Center 1985 - 1986
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1986 - Present
- Director, Retinal Service Montefiore Medical Center 1986 - 1988
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinal Tear
- Type 2 Diabetes
- New York State Ophthalmologic Society
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
- New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology
- Bronx County Medical Society
- Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Montefiore) Program
- Moorfields Eye Hospital 1985
Dr. Alan Ira E. Uliss, MD's Practice location
Forest Hills, NY 11375Get Direction
Holliswood, NY 11423Get Direction
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Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Alan Ira E. Uliss, who serves patients in Forest Hills, Queens, New York.
Dr. Uliss is a highly trained and experienced ophthalmologist who strives to provide patients with the highest quality of care for their retinal conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. In practice since 1985, he serves as Director of Forest Hills Retinal Diagnostic Center in Forest Hills, Queens, New York.
Forest Hills Retinal Diagnostic Center is a premier ophthalmology practice specializing in comprehensive medical care for all disorders of the retina, macula, and vitreous. The doctors, together with their staff, combine the latest technology and state-of-the-art care with warm and personalized attention to patients. They have a strong commitment to providing superior quality eye care with an emphasis on compassion and comfort.
Throughout his medical career, Dr. Uliss has authored several articles that have been published in industry journals. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the New York State Ophthalmological Society, the New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology, the Ophthalmic Laser Surgical and Imaging Society, the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, the Macular Degeneration Association and the Medical Society of the State of New York/Queens County Medical Society. He has been nominated Top Doc Ophthalmologist by New York Magazine.
After earning his bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University in 1976, graduating summa cum laude, Dr. Uliss went on to obtain his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1980. This was followed by an internship in internal medicine and a residency in ophthalmology at Montefiore Medical Center.
Dedicated to furthering his training, he also completed a fellowship in medical retina at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital/Institute of Ophthalmology under professor Alan C. Bird in London, England. He subsequently returned to Montefiore Medical Center as Director of the Retina Service within the Department of Ophthalmology.
The doctor is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, which is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America. He is on staff at New York-Presbyterian Medical Center-Queens and Montefield Medical Center in the Bronx.
Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Dr. Uliss’s interests include the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disorders such as artery and venous occlusion, floaters, and retinal tears/detachment.
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