Gregory C. Persak, M.D. is the Medical Director of The Center for Eye Care & Optical and Northwell Melville Surgery Center. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
Associate Medical Director
SPECIALTY: Disorders and medical treatments of the Retina, Vitreous & Comprehensive Ophthalmology.
Matthew P. Strachovsky, M.D., is a distinguished ophthalmologist who serves as a joint partner and holds the role of Associate Medical Director at The Center for Eye Care and Optical. Additionally, he holds the position of Clinical Assistant Professor at both the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Stony Brook University School of Medicine.
Dr. Strachovsky embarked on his educational journey in Boston, Massachusetts, commencing at Boston University for his undergraduate studies. He later completed his undergraduate degree at Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and receiving special recognition for his academic excellence.
Building on his undergraduate achievements, Dr. Strachovsky continued his pursuit of medical expertise at Stony Brook School of Medicine, earning the distinctive 'MD with Recognition' designation. He further honed his skills during an internship in Internal Medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in New York. His dedication to ophthalmology led him to a residency at Stony Brook University Hospital, where he assumed the role of Chief Resident during his final year of training.
Dr. Strachovsky's commitment to specialized care is evident in his fellowship training in Vitreoretinal disease. This training placed a significant emphasis on the diagnosis and management of retinal vascular diseases and was conducted under the mentorship of Dr. Michael O'Brien at Koch Eye Associates in Rhode Island.
In the realm of academic and research contributions, Dr. Strachovsky has made notable achievements. He has presented his research findings at the annual Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology meeting and has authored articles in prestigious journals, including Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science and The Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology.
His professional interests are centered around the management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and diabetic eye disease, areas of high significance within the field of ophthalmology. As a testament to his expertise and dedication, Dr. Strachovsky is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and is an active member of esteemed organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Young Ophthalmologist Network, and the Leading Physicians of the World.
"As a retina specialist, I have the privilege of exploring the intricacies of the eye's most delicate and vital structure, the retina. In doing so, I not only restore the gift of vision to my patients but also cultivate a profound doctor-patient relationship based on trust, compassion, and shared hope for a brighter, clearer future."
- Dr. Matthew P. Strachovsky
Dr. Bennett Hong is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr. Hong was born and raised in Queens, New York.
Dr. Willig is a Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he obtained his undergraduate degree in chemistry.
Dr. Alexander Rabinovich is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in surgery of the eyelids, orbit, and lacrimal system, as well as facial cosmetic surgery and cosmetic injections of Botox and facial fillers.
Dr. Mohr is a board-certified ophthalmologist whose undergraduate training began at St. Bonaventure where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree
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Wednesday (11/22) - We are closing at 5:00.
Closed Thursday (11/23) and Friday (11/24)
Will reopen for normal business hours on Saturday (11/25)
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