Dr. Robert Rothstein is the founder of Eyenamics NY. Dr. Rothstein is a board certified Ophthalmologist specializing in Glaucoma, Neuro-ophthalmology, and Cataract, Surgery. A native New Yorker, Dr. Rothstein went to Stuyvesant High School. He completed the prestigious combined BA/MD program at Brooklyn College and SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He finished his ophthalmology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He went on to complete two fellowships, the first at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary specializing in glaucoma under the supervision of Dr. Robert Ritch and Dr. Jeffrey Liebmann and the second at SUNY Downstate Medical Center specializing in neuro-ophthalmology under the tutelage of Dr. Arthur H. Wolintz.
Dr. Rothstein has trained ophthalmology residents at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and has taught optometry students at the SUNY College of Optometry. He is an attending surgeon at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Rothstein is a member of the New York Glaucoma Society, the American Glaucoma Society, the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Rothstein has cutting edge expertise in neuro-ophthalmology. He has a multidisciplinary approach and coordinates care with experts in the fields of neurology, neurosurgery, oculoplastic surgery, neuroradiology, interventional neuroradiology, endocrinology and rheumatology. He has over twenty years of experience in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma and he continues to integrate the newest modalities of treatment in his practice. Dr. Rothstein also specializes in cataract surgery offering the state of the art in care including femtosecond assisted cataract surgery and premium intraocular lenses.
Dr. Rothstein is fluent in Hebrew and Hungarian. He has interests in comparative religion and theology, liturgical music, and political philosophy and history. When he’s not practicing ophthalmology, he spends his time sketching and drawing.