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Kenneth Wald, MD, Ophthalmology, New York, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals


Ophthalmology New York, NY

Retinal Disease

Director of Retinal Surgery and Retinal Diseases, Professor of Ophthalmogy NYU Langone Medical Center

Overview of Dr. Wald

Dr. Kenneth Wald a Retinal surgeon in New York, NY and is currently Director of Retinal Diseases and Surgery at NYU Langone Medical center. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he was selected Alpha Omega Alpha. He did his Ophthalmology training at The Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where he also served as chief resident. He finished his training in Retinal Disease and Surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear InfirmaryFellowship, Surgical Retina and Vitreous, 1991 - 1993
  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellResidency, Ophthalmology, 1988 - 1991
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalInternship, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1988
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva UniversityClass of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1988 - 2024
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctor New York Magazine
  • Teacher of Year NYU, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
  • Most Compassionate Doctor American Registry
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Publications & Presentations



  • Member, Manhattan Ophthalmological Society 2005 - Present
  • Board, Manhattan Eye Foundation 2013 - 2017
  • Board, New York State Ophthalmological Scociety 2010 - 2016

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    MagnaCare PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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