Meet Dr. Aizman

A visionary physician and surgeon.

Passion and Commitment

Dr. Aizman is a visionary physician and surgeon, specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetes, retinal vascular diseases, complex retinal detachment repair, macular hole surgery, and uveitis. He is nationally recognized as one of the leading retina specialists, and his pioneering research led to publications in the most prestigious ophthalmic journals. Overall, he is passionate about retina and is absolutely committed to the very best outcomes for his patients.

Dr Alexander Aizman graduated from NYU School of Medicine, earning top honors in Medicine, Surgery, Neurology and Pediatrics Clerkships. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the world famous Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital – NYU Medical Center. During his final residency year, he was selected as a Chief Resident at Bellevue Hospital. Subsequently, Dr Aizman completed a two-year fellowship in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous, Uveitis and Ocular Oncology at the Kellogg Eye Center- University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, recognized as one of the top ten retinal centers in the US.

Currently, Dr. Aizman is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at NYU Medical Center and an Attending Physician on the Retina Service at Bellevue Hospital. In addition to teaching, Dr Aizman is involved in various research projects at NYU and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. His scientific articles appeared in the most prestigious journals such as Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology and RETINA. In recognition of his professional accomplishments, Dr. Aizman was interviewed on CBS Evening News and NYU Doctor’s Radio – SIRIUS Channel 114, and has been featured in various national print media. In 2009 he was recognized as one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists by Consumer’s Research Council of America. In his spare time, Dr Aizman enjoys martial arts, reading, and spending family time with his wife and kids.

Dr. Alexander Aizman, MD - Retinal Disease Specialist Brooklyn NY


  • ¬†Board Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow- American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow- American Society of Retina Specialists
Hospital Affiliations - New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, NYU Langone Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Bellevue Hospital