Laurence Sperber

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Laurence Sperber, M.D.

Clinical Professor; Director Residency Training
Department of Ophthalmology (Resident Train )

Clinical Addresses

166 E. 63RD STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10021
Phone: 212-753-8300
Fax: 212-752-4285


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Medical Specialties

Ophthalmology

Medical Expertise

Corneal Disease, Refractive Surgery

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Laurence T. D. Sperber is a fellowship-trained Corneal and Refractive Surgeon, with a practice that focuses on Cornea and Laser Vision Correction, but also includes Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Laser Cataract Surgery.

Dr. Sperber graduated with honors from Harvard University and then earned his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his Internship in Medicine at the Brigham and Women?s Hospital in Boston and then did his Ophthalmology residency at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. Dr. Sperber was then selected for a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Sperber is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University Medical School, an Associate Attending Surgeon at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is the Director of Residency Training for the Department of Ophthalmology at New York University Medical School and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. He is also the Director of the Cornea Service at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Sperber also sits on the Medical Advisory Board of the Eye Bank for Sight Restoration in New York.

Dr. Sperber has lectured at many outstanding ophthalmologic institutions around the United States, as well as at many major national and international Ophthalmology meetings. He has published scientific articles in many major Ophthalmology journals, as well as multiple chapters in leading Ophthalmology textbooks. He is very active in ophthalmic research, focusing on laser vision correction, refractive surgery, and laser surgery for the removal of cataracts.

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, ELDERPLAN, GHI CBP, HEALTHPLUS CHLD HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS FAM HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS MEDICAID (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, METROPLUS CHLD HLTH, METROPLUS EXCHANGE PLANS, METROPLUS FAM HLTH, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, MetroPlus Medicaid, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS, UPN Elite

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Board Certification

2103 — Ab Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology

Education

1987 — Boston University School of Medicine, Medical Education
1987-1988 — Brigham and Women's Hospital (Internal Medicine), Internship
1988-1991 — Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (Ophthamology), Residency Training
1991-1992 — Wills Eye Hospital (Cornea-External Disease), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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http://hsl.med.nyu.edu/faculty-bibliography-search

Ab interno management of blocked Ahmed valve in the posterior segment
Odrich, Steven; Wald, Kenneth; Sperber, Laurence
2013 Jun-Jul;22(5):e9-10, Journal of glaucoma
— id: 849452, year: 2013, vol: 22, page: e9, stat: Journal Article,

New-onset herpes simplex virus keratitis after cataract surgery
Patel, Nandesh N; Teng, Christopher C; Sperber, Laurence T D; Dodick, Jack M
2009 Jan;28(1):108-110, Cornea
— id: 94849, year: 2009, vol: 28, page: 108, stat: Journal Article,

Neodymium:YAG laser lens ablation in a rabbit model
Sperber LT
1996 May;22(4):485-489, Journal of cateract & refractive surgery
— id: 37704, year: 1996, vol: 22, page: 485, stat: Journal Article,

Controlled evaluation of a bandage contact lens and a topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug in treating traumatic corneal abrasions
Donnenfeld ED; Selkin BA; Perry HD; Moadel K; Selkin GT; Cohen AJ; Sperber LT
1995 Jun;102(6):979-984, Ophthalmology
— id: 37706, year: 1995, vol: 102, page: 979, stat: Journal Article,

Laser therapy in cataract surgery
Sperber LT; Dodick JM
1995 Feb;6(1):22-26, Current opinion in ophthalmology
— id: 24157, year: 1995, vol: 6, page: 22, stat: Journal Article,

Corneal topography in contact lens wearers following penetrating keratoplasty
Sperber LT; Lopatynsky MO; Cohen EJ
1995 Jul;21(3):183-190, CLAO journal (Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists)
— id: 37705, year: 1995, vol: 21, page: 183, stat: Journal Article,

The future of cataract surgery
Dodick JM; Sperber LT
1994 Spring;34(2):201-210, International ophthalmologic clinics
— id: 24159, year: 1994, vol: 34, page: 201, stat: Journal Article,

Laser therapy in cataract surgery
Sperber LT; Dodick JM
1994 Feb;5(1):105-109, Current opinion in ophthalmology
— id: 24158, year: 1994, vol: 5, page: 105, stat: Journal Article,

Glaucoma in the immediate postoperative period after penetrating keratoplasty
Chien AM; Schmidt CM; Cohen EJ; Rajpal RK; Sperber LT; Rapuano CJ; Moster M; Smith M; Laibson PR
1993 Jun 15;115(6):711-714, American journal of ophthalmology
— id: 37707, year: 1993, vol: 115, page: 711, stat: Journal Article,

Lasers in cataract surgery
Dodick JM; Lally JM; Sperber LT
1993 Feb;4(1):107-109, Current opinion in ophthalmology
— id: 24162, year: 1993, vol: 4, page: 107, stat: Journal Article,

Neodymium-YAG laser phacolysis of the human cataractous lens
Dodick JM; Sperber LT; Lally JM; Kazlas M
1993 Jul;111(7):903-904, Archives of ophthalmology (1960)
— id: 24160, year: 1993, vol: 111, page: 903, stat: Journal Article,

Pellucid marginal degeneration treated by lamellar and penetrating keratoplasty
Kremer I; Sperber LT; Laibson PR
1993 Feb;111(2):169-170, Archives of ophthalmology (1960)
— id: 37708, year: 1993, vol: 111, page: 169, stat: Journal Article,

ACUTE GLAUCOMA AFTER PENETRATING KERATOPLASTY
CHIEN, AM; COHEN, EJ; SCHMIDT, CM; RAJPAL, RK; SPERBER, LTD; RAPUANO, CJ; LAIBSON, PR
1992 ;33(4):989-989, Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. IOVS
— id: 107715, year: 1992, vol: 33, page: 989, stat: Journal Article,

"RECENT TRENDS, RISK-FACTORS, AND ETIOLOGIC AGENTS IN ULCERATIVE KERATITIS"
RAJPAL, RK; SPERBER, LTD; CHIEN, AM; COHEN, EJ; LAIBSON, PR
1992 ;33(4):1209-1209, Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. IOVS
— id: 107717, year: 1992, vol: 33, page: 1209, stat: Journal Article,

CORNEAL TOPOGRAPHY IN CONTACT-LENS WEARERS
SPERBER, LTD; COHEN, EJ; LOPATYNSKY, M
1992 ;33(4):697-697, Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. IOVS
— id: 107719, year: 1992, vol: 33, page: 697, stat: Journal Article,