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Carolyn R. Lederman, MD

Ophthalmology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (914) 417-6441


Dr. Carolyn Lederman graduated from Brown University with a degree in biology. She received her medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed a medical internship at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. She trained in general Ophthalmology at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital where she was named Chief Resident in her final year. She completed a year of fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. in 1997. She then returned to New York to join her father in practice.

Dr. Lederman is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is an Assistant Attending at the Edward. S. Harkness Eye Institute of Columbia University where she teaches and lectures. She is on the staff of White Plains Medical Center and Stamford Hospital. She previously worked as a consultant at the Blythedale Children’s Hospital. Dr. Lederman is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, is the past President for the Greater New York Society for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and serves as the Vice President of the Westchester Ophthalmologic Society. She is a member of the New York State Ophthalmological Society and the Costenbader Society.

Dr. Lederman’s current research involves treatment modalities of strabismus and slowing of myopic progression. She has participated in multiple teaching and surgical missions to Panama, Kenya and Morocco with the group “Healing The Children.” 

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield [HMO, PPO]

Cigna [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

Health Net (PHS) [HMO, POS, PPO]

Horizon Healthcare of New York [HMO, Medicare]

Local 1199 [UNI]

Medicare [Medicare]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom HMO, Freedom PPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

Physicians Health Services [HMO, POS, PPO]


UnitedHealthcare [HMO, POS, PPO]


University of Virginia School of Medicine

Internship: Strong Memorial Hospital - University of Rochester

Residency: Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital

Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center


3020 Westchester Avenue
Suite 402
Purchase, NY 10577

Phone: (914) 417-6441

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