Meet Sid Mandelbaum, MD, FACS

Meet Sid Mandelbaum, MD, FACS - New York, NYDr. Mandelbaum has been in practice in New York since 1986. After completing his undergraduate work at Columbia University, he went on to receive his medical degree from Yale Medical School. Dr. Mandelbaum interned at New York Hospital – Cornell University and then completed an ophthalmology residency at Los Angeles County – USC Medical Center. He then completed fellowship training in corneal diseases and eye surgery at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami.

After his fellowship, Dr. Mandelbaum was invited to join the full-time faculty involved in treating complex corneal conditions and training other ophthalmologists. After five years, Dr. Mandelbaum moved to New York, where he has been in practice since.

Dr. Mandelbaum is currently on the staff at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, the North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. He is actively involved in the New York Eye Bank and was a previous chairman of the Academy of Ophthalmology’s Preferred Practice committee.

Get to know our expert eye surgery team. Learn more by calling 212-650-0400 or use our convenient Request an Appointment form. Dr. Mandelbaum welcomes patients from Scarsdale, Chappaqua and Manhattan, New York, Newark, New Jersey, Greenwich, Connecticut and surrounding locations.

Surgical Services

  • Cataract

    A cataract forms when the naturally clear lens of the eye becomes cloudy.

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  • Laser Vision Correction

    Did you know? You can have LASIK for nearsightedness, farsightedness,...

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  • Corneal Transplant

    The cornea is the transparent front wall of the eye. A variety of conditions...

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  • DSAEK

    DSAEK is short for Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty...

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  • DMEK

    DMEK is short for Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty. This procedure is...

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  • Collagen Cross-Linking

    When the cornea becomes weakened by keratoconus, another corneal disease or...

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  • Pterygium

    A pterygium is a wing-shaped growth on the eye’s conjunctiva that extends...

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  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction

    Unlike your body’s surface skin coverage, the ocular surface of your eyes is...

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Medical Services

  • Glasses and Custom Contacts

    Contact lenses are a great alternative for people who don’t want to wear eyeglasses.

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  • Dry Eyes

    Dry eye is a catch-all term referring to ocular surface disease. With ocular...

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  • Blepharitis

    Blepharitis, or meibomian gland dysfunction, may cause irritation of...

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  • Diabetic Eyes

    Diabetic eye disease is actually a group of conditions that affect people...

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  • Macular Degeneration

    Macular degeneration, also called age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)...

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  • Diagnostic Tools

    Eastside Eye Surgeons uses leading-edge technology for the evaluation and...

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  • Vision Disorders

    From amblyopia (lazy eye) to uveitis (inflammation of the middle eye), there...

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  • Eye Exams

    Drs. Sid Mandelbaum perform comprehensive eye examinations.

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Sid Mandelbaum, MD, FACS

Dr. Sid Mandelbaum has been in practice in New York since 1986. After completing his undergraduate work at Columbia University, he went on to receive his medical degree...

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Samantha Rao, OD

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