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Dr. Aryeh L. Pollack, MD


345 E 37th St Ste 212 New York NY, 10016


A trusted ophthalmologist, Dr. Aryeh L. Pollack is the Founder of New York Retina and Macula Institute, working with patients at his two new ultra-modern, comfortable, spacious, patient-oriented offices in midtown Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York. Passionate about teaching, Dr. Pollack is a member of the Eye Trauma Service of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. He also serves on the clinical faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology at New York University, training residents and fellows. In his practice, Dr. Pollack provides state-of-the-art care for an array of eye diseases and conditions, using only the latest technologies in the field. His areas of clinical interest include all aspects of macula, retinal, and vitreoretinal surgery, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, uveitis, choroidal vascular disease, and retinal vascular disease.

Education and Training

Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 1995

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology Certified in Ophthalmology

Provider Details

Male English, Spanish, Hebrew

Areas of expertise and specialization

retinal, vitreoretinal, and macula surgery


  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2014 Vitals.com 
  • Patients' Choice Award 2018 Vitals.com 
  • On-Time Doctor Award 2018 Vitals.com 
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll Year  

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Retina Specialists  
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology  


  • Mount Sinai Hospital of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine


  • California Pacific Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society of Retina Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology

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Aryeh L. Pollack, MD

345 E 37th St Ste 212 -
New York, NY 10016
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Aryeh L. Pollack, MD

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Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Aryeh L. Pollack, who serves patients in New York, New York.

A leader in his field, board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Pollack offers cutting-edge treatments for a variety of eye diseases and conditions for patients in Midtown East Manhattan, Borough Park in Brooklyn, and the nearby communities. As the founder of New York Retina and Macula Institute, he provides patients in New York City with the highest standard of care and the latest technologies. He specializes in retinal, vitreoretinal, and macula surgery.

The doctor’s Ivy League education began at Harvard University, where he earned his medical degree in 1995. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Hospital of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

To further his expertise in the study of surgical and medical retina, Dr. Pollack completed a prestigious two-year San Francisco retina fellowship at California Pacific Medical Center, in conjunction with the Schatz practice. This fellowship was instrumental in developing his advanced knowledge and skills regarding modern vitreoretinal surgical concepts and techniques, as well as exposing him to all aspects of medical retina, including retinal vascular disease, choroidal vascular disease, and uveitis.

Recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmologists (FAAO), and an active member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, he is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.

Active in academia, Dr. Pollack serves as a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at New York University. He is also a member of the Eye Trauma Service of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, where he trains residents and fellows in the latest techniques of vitreous and retina surgery.

One of the first ophthalmologists in New York City to implement and teach 25-gauge or small incision vitreoretinal surgery for complex retinal detachments, he was recognized by Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc. as an ophthalmological associate for his contributions to the advancement of eye research and disease investigation. He has published articles in major academic journals.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. Ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and may perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

Recognized as a Top Doctor in the New York Metro Area (2020-2022), Dr. Pollack has been the recipient of the Top Doctor by New York Magazine in 2021.

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