For over 200 years, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) has cared for those hoping to see, taught those seeking to learn, and inspired those yearning to discover. Founded in 1820 NYEE is America’s first specialty hospital. Combining a rich history of specialty care with award-winning clinical excellence, NYEE is committed to serving its community, as well as patients nationally and internationally.
Today, NYEE is one of the leading institutions for the treatment of complex ophthalmic disorders remaining at the forefront for innovative surgical specialty services. The institution serves as the clinical site for breakthrough translational research—introducing many novel diagnostic and surgical techniques—with a growing network of satellite practices across the New York metropolitan area. Our physicians are also passing the tradition of excellence onto future generations through a highly competitive residency program and dozens of post-graduate ophthalmology fellowship positions.