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Lisa Park, <span>MD</span>

Lisa Park, MD

Cataract Surgery
Ophthalmology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
General Ophthalmology
One of America's Top Doctors


Lisa Park, MD is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center and an Attending Ophthalmologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Park is an accomplished cataract surgeon with a flourishing practice on the west side at the Robert Burch Family Eye Center. Prior to joining Columbia, Dr. Park was the Associate Director of Residency Training at NYU for 11 years, where she taught and mentored over 70 ophthalmology residents and pioneered the use of virtual surgery simulation in residency training. At the same time, she was Chief of Ophthalmology at Bellevue Hospital where she was selected “Doctor of the Year” in 2007. She was also co-host of “The Ophthalmology Show,” on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio channel for five years. Dr. Park has published over fifty book chapters, journal articles and research abstracts on various aspects of cataract surgery, including the “Lens & Cataract” chapter for the Basic and Clinical Science Course published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Her interests include global ophthalmology, and she travels regularly to Guatemala and Ethiopia to teach and perform humanitarian eye surgery for the blind in developing countries. Dr. Park received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at NYU and a fellowship in anterior segment and refractive surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. Her philosophy is that no two eyes are the same, and her objective is to meet each individual’s visual needs.

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MD, Yale University School of Medicine

Internship: Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Residency: New York University Langone Medical Center

Residency: Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital

Manhattan - Robert Burch Family Eye Center

250 West 64th Street
New York, NY 10023

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Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC

2015-2018 Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

2017 Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology

2010 American Academy of Ophthalmolog Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist Recognition Award

2010 Americal Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award

2008 Health and Hospitals Corporation Award: Doctor of the Year, Bellevue Hospital Center

2007 Schossman Memorial Award: Surgical Teacher of te Year, NYU Dept. of Ophthalmology

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.