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Lisa Park, MD

Board Certifications: 
Ophthalmology
Expertise in: 
General Ophthalmology
Accepting New Patients
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(212) 305-9535

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Clinical Expertise

  • General Ophthalmology
  • Laser Vision Correction
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Complex Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

Education & Training

  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • Residency: New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Residency: Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital

Honors & Awards

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

About Lisa Park

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 at the ColumbiaDoctors Midtown location. 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.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

2016-present Vice-Chair & Board Member, Vision Care USA

2012-present Editorial Committee, Basic & Clinical Science Course Section 11:  Lens & Cataract Committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

2012-present, Editorial Committee, Phaco Fundamentals Classroom, Task Force of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

2010-present Volunteer Surgeon, Hospital de la Familia in Nuevo Progreso, Guatemala

2005-present Telemedicine Mentor, Cybersight, ORBIS International

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

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
635 West 165th Street
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-9535
2
51 West 51st Street
Suite 390
New York, New York 10019
Phone:
(212) 305-9535