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Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD

Board Certifications: 
Ophthalmology
Expertise in: 
Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery
Accepting New Patients
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(212) 305-9535

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Clinical Expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Laser Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Ophthalmology-Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Education & Training

  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

About Jeffrey Liebmann

Dr. Jeffrey M. Liebmann is a Professor of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Service Director, and Vice-Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Liebmann graduated from Boston University’s Combined Six-Year Medical Education Program in 1983, completed his ophthalmology residency at the State University of New York/Downstate Medical Center, and glaucoma fellowship training at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Liebmann was previously Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine and Director of Glaucoma Services at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital and New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Liebmann currently serves as President of the World Glaucoma Association, past-President of the American Glaucoma Society, Secretary-Treasurer of the New York Glaucoma Society, and co-editor of Journal of Glaucoma and is a member of the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association and Boards of Directors of The Glaucoma Foundation and the American Glaucoma Society Foundation.

In addition to having one of the nation’s busiest tertiary-care glaucoma practices, Dr. Liebmann is also the Principal Investigator of the African Descent and Glaucoma Evaluation Study and is the author and/or co-author of more than 1,000 medical and scientific papers, book chapters, and abstracts. He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad on glaucoma diagnosis and management. His current main areas of research interest include the causes of glaucoma, glaucoma progression, glaucoma surgery, ocular imaging, and neuroprotection.

Academic Titles

  • Shirlee & Bernard Brown Professor of Ophthalmology at the Columbia University Medical Center

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Glaucoma Service
  • Vice-Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
880 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
Phone:
(212) 305-9535
Fax:
(212) 201-4129
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