Dr. Barry Belgorod

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115 East 61st St. New York, NY 10065
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Dr. Barry M. Belgorod, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Barry Belgorod with Jonas Salk, creator of the first polio vaccine

Dr. Belgorod is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an eye physician and surgeon specialist. His practice focuses on providing premier patients care in custom contact lenses, comprehensive eye exams, PRK surgery, second opinion diagnosis, glaucoma treatment, specialty contact lenses for disease and cataract surgery.

Dr. Belgorod is Board Certified in Ophthalmology, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has been in private practice since 1981.

Dr. Belgorod has admitting privileges at New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell-Weill Division) and is an attending surgeon at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat hospital. He was a Jonas Salk Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After receiving the Oliver Memorial Prize for the highest academic standing in Ophthalmology, Dr. Belgorod did his internship at the Pennsylvania Hospital and his residency at the Manhattan, Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

Dr. Belgorod serves as a trusted consultant to several governmental agencies including the United States Food and Drug Administration, to NBC and to the New York Times. He holds five patents, which include electro-optical devices to help the visually impaired and pioneering technologies in laser vision correction surgery. In connection with his research, he studied laser physics at MIT. He was awarded a fellowship by the National Science Foundation and has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health. 

He is an active  member of the  Independent Doctors of New York organization, Physicians’ Scientific Society and New York Athletic Club. 

Board Certifications:

National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Ophthalmology

Honorary Fellowships:

American Academy of Ophthalmology
New York Academy of Medicine
American College of Surgeons

Medical Articles and Broadcasts:

The Volunteer : Article about being a responder to the WTC disaster, inspiring a design for the WTC Memorial Competition
My 9/11 : wnet/thirteen
WTC Tragedy Medical Experiences
WTC Memorial Competition Submission (Lower Manhattan Development Corporation – click image to enlarge)
Salk and his scholars mark thirty years of fund (New York Times)
Crystal in Lens reacts more promptly to light (New York Times)
National Institue of Health Grant : Pioneering research in laser corneal refractive surgery
Margritte’s Stereograms: Treasures Hidden in Plain Sight


AMO-VISX certified for laser vision correction
Sponsored and independent pharmaceutical research in glaucoma and analgesics
Consultant to the ophthalmic diagnostic instrument industry
Forensic ophthalmic consultant for over two decades
Who’s Who in America