Dr. Benjamin Levine is a board-certified ophthalmologist and an instructor of ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Levine provides comprehensive eye care as a member of the Weill Cornell Eye Associates and serves as the director of the ophthalmology inpatient consult service at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center 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 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 Medical College 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 Medical College.
Dr. Levine is currently accepting new patients. His practice interests include cataract surgery, eyelid abnormalities, tearing, and general ophthalmology. Appointments can be made by calling Weill Cornell Eye Associates at (646) 962-2020, or by visiting http://www.weillcornelleye.org/.