Our Providers

Dana M. Blumberg, MD, MPH
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC
Dana M. Blumberg, <span>MD, MPH</span>

Dana Blumberg, M.D., M.P.H. is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology who focuses on glaucomatous disease of the eye. Her clinical interests include medical, laser and surgical management of primary open angle glaucoma, angle closure glaucoma, pigmentary glaucoma, and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma, as well as secondary glaucomas such as neovascular and inflammatory.

In addition to her clinical work, she is currently funded by the National Institute of Health for her work in screening and disease detection in community settings. Her research focuses on the potential reduction in glaucoma-related visual loss through novel screening methodologies. She is interested in reducing glaucoma-related health disparities that result from from lack of timely and efficient diagnosis and follow-up. In addition, she has research interests in comparative effectiveness with regard to glaucoma diagnosis, treatment and management with a focus on patient centered outcomes.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma Laser Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Anterior Segment Surgery

    Education & Training

  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine, MO
  • Internship: St Louis University Medical Center
  • Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve
  • Fellowship: Wilmer Eye Institute-Johns Hopkins University

Locations

  • Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

    635 West 165th Street
    Floor: 5
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
    Fax:
    (212) 342-5293
  • CD Third Avenue Office

    880 Third Avenue
    Floor: 2
    New York, NY 10022
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
    Fax:
    (212) 201-4129
  • ColumbiaDoctors Ophthalmology

    15 West 65th Street
    Floor: 1
    New York, NY 10023
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
    Fax:
    (212) 342-3932

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-9535

Honors & Awards

2013 Named One of Super Doctors Rising Stars, New York Times Magazine

2011 NIH KM1 Award Recipient

2009 American Glaucoma Society's Clinician Scientist Award

2009 Helen Keller / Pfizer Clinician Scientist Award

2006 Johns Hopkins University / Wilmer Eye Institute Teaching Award