New York's Trusted Source for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus

H. Jay Wisnicki, MD
"I'm only here for one reason: to help people see better. If your eyes have a problem, I want to help."


Dr. H. Jay Wisnicki has over 20 years of specialized care in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.

He frequently volunteers with Orbis International to save the sight of children in developing countries.

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235 Park Avenue South
(at 19th Street)
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 844-2020 TEL
(212) 844-8221 FAX

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H. Jay Wisnicki, MDAbout H. Jay Wisnicki, M.D.

Director of Ophthalmology

Dr. Wisnicki is the eye care specialist who can provide you with truly state-of-the-art vision care. He is the former Director of Ophthalmology at the prestigious Beth Israel Medical Center and currently Medical Director of Union Square Eye Care.

Medical Board Member

In fact, he is actively involved in the direction taken by many major area hospitals. He holds seats on the medical boards of the Beth Israel Medical Center and The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, and on the Executive Committee of the Department of Ophthalmology at The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary.


And he not only educates future doctors at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary and Beth Israel Medical Center, but he educates long-time practitioners as well, via frequent lectures and published articles.

But the pursuit that gives him the most joy is providing you and your family with the best possible eye care.

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Union Square Eye Care
235 Park Avenue South
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003
Office Phone: (212) 844-2020


SUNY Upstate Medical Center, M.D., 1981
SUNY at Stony Brook, B.E.E., 1977

Post-Graduate Education

John Hopkins/Wilmer Institute Fellowship in Pediatric
Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 1986;
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Residency in Ophthalmology, 1985;
Framingham Union Hospital, Boston University, Internship, 1982

Appointments (current)

Certification Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology; American Board of Ophthalmology; American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Appointments (past)

Director, Department of Ophthalmology, Beth Israel Medical Center


New York

Clinical Specialties

Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus/Clinical Optics

Research Interests/Current Projects

Computer applications
Information technology in ophthalmology
Children's Vision Screening

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