thomas aiello, Surgeon

thomas aiello


95 westfield avenue ste # 1 clark NJ, 07066


Dr. Thomas Conrad Aiello is a second generation Ophthalmologist with 25 years experience, who specializes in the surgical correction of Cataracts with the use of advanced technologies, such as; Toric implants for the correction of Astigmatism, Multifocal implants ( Panoptix, ActiveFocus, and Technis ) for the correction of Presbyopia, and Femtosecond Laser - assisted Cataract Surgery. He is also an expert in the field of surgical management of Glaucoma, utilizing Micro - invasive Glaucoma procedures for maximized patient comfort and rapid recovery. Dr. Aiello is a past president of the Union County Medical Society and Associate Director of the Ophthalmology department at St. Barnabas - Robert Wood Johnson at Rahway Hospital. Dr. Aiello is trusted by his colleagues for treating their more challenging cases.


Education and Training

University of Virginia BA- Biology 1986

SUNY-HSC at Brooklyn MD 1991

SUNY - HSCB / Downstate Ophthalmology 1995

The Brooklyn Hospital Center Chief Resident 1995

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Provider Details

Male German, Italian

Areas of expertise and specialization

Cataract SurgeryGlaucoma SurgeryDry Eye managementOcular Surface Disease / Blepharitis treatment

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Director of Ophthalmology Outpatient Clinic Victory Memorial Hospital, Brooklyn, NY 20 - 25


  • Top Ophthalmologist NJ Magazine Top Doctors 
  • Top Doctor NJ Top Docs 
  • Top Ophthalmologist 15 Consumer Research Council of America 
  • Compassionate Doctors Award 
  • Patients' Choice Award 

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology  
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery  
  • American College of Eye Surgeons  
  • Medical Society of New Jersey  
  • Union County Medical Society  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Feed the Children
  • Save the Children

Hospital Affiliations

  • St Barnabas Hospital - Livingston
  • St Barnabas - RWJ at Rahway
  • Somerset Eye Institute, P.C.
  • Union County Surgery Center

thomas aiello's Practice location

Eye Institute of Central N.J., P.C.

95 westfield avenue ste # 1 -
clark, NJ 07066
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New patients: 732-381-5555

Aiello Eye Care Associates, P.C.

8423 third ave -
brooklyn, New York 11209
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New patients: 718-836-2001

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Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Thomas C. Aiello, who serves patients in New York and New Jersey

Being a board-certified ophthalmologist and a VISX-certified laser surgeon, Dr. Aiello specializes in laser vision correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism using the revoluntariary LASIK procedure. He also specializes in premium Cataract Surgery, utilizing advanced technology intraocular lens implants for the correction of Presbyopia, and minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of Glaucoma. He is a second-generation Ophthalmologist, joining Aiello Eye Care Associates, PC in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, in 1995 and established the Eye Institute of Central New Jersey, PC, Clark, NJ in 2006 to serve the communities of Union County.

The doctor is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American College of Eye Surgeons, the Medical Society of New Jersey, and is a past president of the Union County Medical Society.

After earning his Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Biology from the University of Virginia in 1986, Dr. Aiello went on to obtain his medical degree from the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in New York City in 1991. This was followed by an internship at the Cabrini Medical Center of New York City. He served as chief resident in Ophthalmology at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in 1995.

Following his education, he became 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.

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. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery. 

In addition to English, Dr. Aiello speaks Italian and German. 

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