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Benjamin M. Levine, MD

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Benjamin M. Levine, MD
Benjamin M. Levine, MD

Dr. Benjamin Levine is a board-certified ophthalmologist and an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Levine provides comprehensive eye care as well as specialty care in oculoplastic surgery and serves as the director of the ophthalmology inpatient consult service at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine and the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Levine graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After college, Dr. Levine was selected as an Intramural Research Training Award Scholar at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Following his year at the N.I.H., Dr. Levine attended medical school at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, where he graduated with Distinction. After completing an internship in internal medicine at Cabrini Medical Center of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan, Dr. Levine went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Medical College of Cornell University. After completing his residency training, Dr. Levine was honored to be selected as Chief Resident and to remain an additional year at Weill Cornell Medicine as an instructor in ophthalmology. Following his year as Chief Resident, Dr. Levine completed a one year preceptorship in ophthalmic plastic surgery, also at Weill Cornell Medicine.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Ophthalmology (Board Certified)
Education And Training
2004 George Washington University
Residency: 2005 Cabrini Medical Center
Residency: 2006 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency: 2008 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency: 2008 New York Hospital Queens
Clinical Expertise
Cataract Extraction
Tear duct probings Surgery
Cataract Surgery
Corneal Disorders
Intraocular Lens Implantation
Oculoplastic Surgery
Dry Eye Syndrome
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Ptosis Procedures
Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
Tearing Problems
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange)]
Affinity [HMO]
Emblem Select Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]
Fidelis Care
Health First
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid, Medicare]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
United Empire
UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]


This provider accepts new patients
Primary Office
1305 York Avenue
Floor: 12
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (646) 962-2020
Fax: (646) 962-0604
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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