Alexandra Herzlich, MD
Dr. Herzlich specializes in medical and surgical treatment of corneal diseases and laser refractive surgery. A New York City native, Dr. Herzlich attended Georgetown University and Georgetown University School of Medicine. She spent a year working at the National Eye Institution at the National Institute of Health in Maryland, before moving back to New York City where she trained in Ophthalmology at Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She then completed her fellowship training in cornea and external eye disease at the Flaum Eye Institute in Rochester, New York under the direction Dr. Steven Ching and Dr. James Aquavella.
Dr. Herzlich has been in practice for over a decade. She not only has expertise in the medical treatment of cornea and ocular surface disease but also in the latest surgical techniques. They include penetrating keratoplasty, lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) and endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK and DMEK). She also specializes in keratoprosthesis. Dr. Herzlich additionally participates in educating the next generation of ophthalmologists as the Cornea Director at Jacobi Medical Center. She is actively involved in the Eye Bank for Sight Restoration and has been named a Physician Leader for the Eye Bank Association of America.
Dr. Herzlich is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the New York State Ophthalmological Society. She is excited to be joining us in providing superior care to our patients.
Get to know our expert eye surgery team. Learn more by calling 212-650-0400 or use our convenient Request an Appointment form. Dr. Herzlich welcomes patients from Scarsdale, Chappaqua and Manhattan, New York, Newark, New Jersey, Greenwich, Connecticut and surrounding locations.