Dr. Eric Dessner, MD
Ophthalmologist, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. Dessner is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He has performed thousands of successful cataract surgery operations. Dr. Dessner completed his medical education at Chicago Medical School. He then moved to New York where he completed a residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. He also completed a fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology from the world famous Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Dessner and his office staff are committed to providing the highest level of care for his patients.
In his free time, Dr. Dessner loves to spend time at the gym, writing and traveling. He is also avid film enthusiast.
Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Doctor of Medicine
Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology
American Board of Ophthalmology
Dr. Jocelyn Cercone, OD, FAAO
Optometrist, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. Cercone is a residency-trained optometrist specializing in ocular disease and family practice. She performs comprehensive eye exams including refractions, contact lens fits (soft and rigid gas permeable), and management and treatment of ocular disease not requiring surgical intervention.
Dr. Cercone grew up in Sarasota, FL, the sunshine state where she earned her bachelors degree in marine biology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL. She first became interested in vision while working on a senior thesis project on visual allometry of deep sea fish. At the time, Dr. Cercone was considering various healthcare fields as a future career path. When Dr. Cercone started shadowing local optometrists to learn more about the field, she immediately knew that was the career for her.
In her spare time, Dr. Cercone enjoys rock climbing, scuba diving and traveling.
Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Optometry
State University of New York, Residency in Family Practice and Ocular Disease
Eckerd College (Bachelor’s)
National Board of Examiners in Optometry
Alexander Rabinovich, MD
Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, NYC
Alexander Rabinovich, MD is an oculoplastics-trained ophthalmologist serving New York City area. He specializes in surgery of the eyelids, orbit and lacrimal system, as well as facial cosmetic surgery. Dr. Rabinovich spends quality time with each and every patient to instill confidence and ensure patient satisfaction.
Dr. Rabinovich is a member of American Academy of Ophthalmology. Fluent in English, Russian and Medical Spanish.
Alexander Rabinovich, MD is a member of teaching faculty at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai which consistently ranks among the top eye hospitals in the country. He also has active privileges at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ and Lincoln Medical Center in Bronx, NY.
BS Degree in Biochemistry – Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
Medical Doctorate Degree – Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Surgical Transitional Year – Flushing Medical Center, Flushing, NY
Ophthalmology Residency Training – St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship – Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Surgery of the eyelids, orbit and lacrimal system
Facial cosmetic surgery
English, Russian and Medical Spanish
David Maria Rubaltelli, MD, MBA
Ophthalmologist, Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn
Dr. Rubaltelli is an Ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of diseases and in the surgery of the retina and vitreous. This includes conditions such as Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, and Retinal Detachments.
For the past 5 years he has been an assistant professor of Ophthalmology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. Rubaltelli is now in private practice providing subspecialty care for patients with retinal diseases in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn.
Dr. Rubaltelli received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from Dartmouth College and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Rubaltelli completed his Ophthalmology residency training at New York Medical College | St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in New York, and his fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary | Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Rubaltelli also received a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School
Undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology - Dartmouth College
Doctor of Medicine degree - Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Ophthalmology residency training - New York Medical College | St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center New York
Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery - Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary | Harvard Medical School
Masters in Business Administration - Harvard Business School
Treatment of diseases and in the surgery of the retina and vitreous
Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, and Retinal Detachments