ABOUT DR. KEN MOADEL (Oprima aqui para versión española)
Ken Moadel, MD is an attending surgeon at the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and a nationally recognized expert in refractive surgery.
He is one of the very few specialists in the United States that has dedicated his career to laser vision correction. He has been appointed a VISX Star: One of the TOP 100 most experienced specialists in America, for each year that the award has been given.
Dr. Moadel has performed over 50,000 laser vision correction procedures including top athletes like New York Yankee center fielder Bernie Williams, and New Jersey Nets superstar Jayson Williams. These super-athletes could have chosen any surgeon in the world to correct their multi-million dollar eyes. After extensive research, they chose Dr. Moadel. Many other surgeons have chosen Dr. Moadel for themselves and their own family members.
Patients have traveled from as far as from Africa, the Far East, the Middle East, and virtually every continent on earth to have their eyes corrected in New York by Dr. Moadel.
Dr. Moadel has been a featured specialist on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, FOXNews 5, CNN, NBC Today and NY1 News. He also been noted and quoted in Vogue Magazine, New York Magazine and Self Magazine. New York Magazine had to say about Dr. Moadel, “Among New York’s 1000 ophthalmologists, a few distinguished doctors stand out…Ken Moadel M.D at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital."
Dr. Moadel is also recognized by other ophthalmologists. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a recipient of the Honor Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Moadel completed his ophthalmology training at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital where he served as Chief Resident. He completed his fellowship at the North Shore University Hospital, Cornell Medical College, in medical and surgical diseases of the cornea. He completed a second fellowship in refractive surgery under the wing of George Waring, M.D., a father of refractive surgery and one of the most recognized refractive surgeons in the world. Dr. Moadel attended the University of Miami accelerated Honors Program in Medical Education, where he received combined degrees of Bachelor of Science and Medical Doctor with research distinction with a period of six years. He graduated valedictorian of his medical school class.
He was the first ophthalmologist in New York to dedicate his career entirely to Laser Vision Correction. If you are interested in New York LASIK, please contact us today.