Columbia Ophthalmologists Honored Among 2017's Best Eye Doctors in New York, Nation

​Doctors from the Columbia Department of Ophthalmology were, again, named as the best eye doctors in New York and the United States in an assortment of 2017 industry best lists. Among them, Columbia University eye doctors made Best Doctors of America, Castle Connolly's national, regional and metropolitatn lists of top physician specialists, as well as Super Doctors and Super Doctors - Rising Stars, as listed below.

Dr. Stanley Chang (retina), Dr. Jeffrey Liebmann (glaucoma), and Dr. Jeffrey Odel (neuro-ophthalmology) were among those named in New York Magazine's 2016 Best Doctor List. The publication's 2017 list is due out by the end of May. Ophthalmologists named last year were also included in the 2017 Castle Connolly National Top Doctors List along with Dr. George Cioffi (glaucoma). In addition, three of our surgeons, Dr. Royce Chen,  Dr. Danielle Trief  and Dr. Lauren Yeager were named 2017 Super Doctors - Rising Stars for the New York Metro area.

Others from a broad selection of sub-specialties were also named as notables for 2017, as follows:

                                                      

                                           

 

NEW - 2017 – Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors

Stanley Chang, MD

George “Jack” Cioffi, MD

Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

Jeffrey Odel, MD

George Florakis, MD*

Pamela Gallin, MD*

Michael Kazim, MD*

 

NEW - 2017 – Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

Srilaxmi Bearelly, MD, MHS

Jason Horowitz, MD

Leejee Suh, MD

 

NEW - 2017 – Castle Connolly NY Metro Top Doctors

Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

James Auran, MD

Srilaxmi Bearelly, MD, MHS

Daniel Casper, MD, PHD

Stanley Chang, MD

George “Jack” Cioffi, MD

D. Jackson Coleman, MD

Jason Horowitz, MD

Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

Jeffrey Odel, MD

Leejee Suh, MD

Rajendra Bansal, MD*

George Florakis, MD*

Pamela Gallin, MD*

Michael Kazim, MD*

Martin Leib, MD*

Michael Weiss, MD*

 

2017 Super Doctors and Super Doctors - Rising Stars

James Auran, MD

Daniel Casper, MD, PHD

Stanley Chang, MD

Royce W.S. Chen, MD ("Rising Star")

Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

Jeffrey Odel, MD

Danielle Trief, MD, MSc ("Rising Star")

Lauren Yeager, MD ("Rising Star")

Nancy Fan-Paul, MD*

George Florakis, MD*

Bailey K. Freund, MD*

Pamela Gallin, MD*

Steven A. Kane, MD*

Michael Kazim, MD*

Golnaz Moazami, MD*

Hermann Schubert, MD*

 

2017 New York Magazine’s Best Doctor

Stanley Chang, MD

George “Jack” Cioffi, MD

Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

Pamela Gallin, MD*

Michael Kazim, MD*

 

*Teaching Faculty