Michael Nejat, MD, FACS
Dr. Michael Nejat received his Medical Degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Nejat was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society at Mount Sinai. This honor is only bestowed to the top medical graduates. Dr Nejat completed his residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, ranked as the #1 ophthalmology training program in New York by US New & World Report.
Dr. Nejat was elected by his peers to serve as Chief Resident during his final year of residency. Upon completion of his required training, Dr. Nejat received additional training at the world-renowned John’s Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute. At Wilmer, he specialized in laser vision correction (LASIK), corneal transplantation and complicated cataract surgery. Dr. Nejat is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the State University of New York (SUNY Downstate). He also has served as a clinical instructor and the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and New York University. He trains future ophthalmologists in state of the art corneal, cataract and refractive surgery. He also has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and chapters in ophthalmology textbooks.
Dr. Nejat is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Dr. Nejat has practiced ophthalmology at Island Eye Surgery Specialists since 2000. Along with Dr. David Gerstenfeld, they have been providing the Staten Island community with outstanding skill, quality, integrity and compassion.