Asher Weiner

Asher Weiner
MD

Asher Weiner MD

UBMD Ophthalmology at the Ross Eye Institute

Specialties

Ophthalmology

Accepting new patients
 

Professional Summary:

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Dr. Weiner specializes in glaucoma and cataract consultation, laser and surgical therapy. He completed his residency at the Hebrew University and Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, and in Cleveland OH, and clinical fellowships at the Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Weiner has published multiple peer-reviewed papers and currently focuses on surgical technique modifications in glaucoma surgery especially in glaucoma tube shunt implantation on which he gave an invited talk at the American Glaucoma Society 2017 Annual Meeting. He has lectured and performed surgeries internationally.

Specialties:

Ophthalmology

Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Additional Languages:

Fluent Hebrew

Physician Gender:

Male


Appointments:

UBMD Ophthalmology: Ross Eye Institute
Ross Eye Institute – Buffalo 1176 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14209, Phone: 716.881.7900

Accepting new patients


Board Certifications:

  • Specialty Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and Training:

  • MD, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School (1985)
  • BS, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School (1981)

Military Experience:

  • 2nd Lieutenant, Army (1975-1978)
    Army Service; IDF, Lieutenant
  • 2nd Lieutenant, Army (1978-1994)
    Reserves, IDF, Lieutenant

Awards and Honors:

  • Named in the Guide to America’s top ophthalmologists for 2004-2005 (Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery Section) by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. (2004)
  • First prize-research project contest (1997)
  • Honorary mention-research project contest (1997)
  • Honorary mention; “Foveal ERG in diabetic macular edema” research project contest (1996)
  • The Henry Weiller’s scholarship, Israel (1990)
  • The Henry Weiller’s scholarship, Israel (1989)
  • Scholarship, American Physicians Fellowship, Inc (1989)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician’s research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.


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