Our Providers

Lauren B. Yeager, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC
Lauren B. Yeager, <span>MD</span>

Lauren Yeager, MD graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Honors College at the University of Michigan with a degree in Biopsychology and Cognitive Science. She received her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and then completed an internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, New York. She completed a general ophthalmology residency at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center and then went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. Yeager specializes in pediatric and adult strabismus, as well as the treatment of all childhood eye conditions. She is fellowship trained to perform a wide variety of pediatric ophthalmic surgeries, including pediatric cataract surgery, anterior segment surgery, lacrimal system surgery, and eyelid surgery. Dr. Yeager is interested in international health care and has participated in multiple medical and surgical mission trips to the Dominican Republic. She has also presented at numerous national meetings, including the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Constenbader Society, and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Strabismus
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Pediatric Strabismus

    Education & Training

  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • 2007 Boston University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center

Locations

  • 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
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    3959 Broadway
    Floor: 5
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9535
    Fax:
    (212) 305-6142

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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]
  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid 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]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • POMCO
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

This provider sees pediatric patients

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-9535