ABOUT DR. KEN MOADEL
Ken Moadel, M.D. is attending surgeon at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and a specialist in refractive surgery. Dr. Moadel is one of the most experienced surgeons in the U.S. and has performed over 43,000 laser vision correction procedures. Dr. Moadel has been recognized by New York Magazine as one of the top specialists in his field. He has also been a featured specialist on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, Vogue Magazine, Fox 5 News, CNN, NBC Today, NY1 News, Self magazine and In-Style Magazine.
Dr. Moadel was the first surgeon in New York, and is one of the very few specialists in the United States, to dedicate his practice entirely to laser vision correction in 1995. He 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. Dr. Moadel completed a second fellowship in refractive surgery under the preceptorship of George Waring, MD, 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 Bachelors of Science and Medical Doctor with research distinction within a period of six years. He graduated valedictorian of his medical school class.
In 1994, he ventured to Asia and the Far East in order to gain extensive experience before laser vision correction technology was available in the US. Recognizing the need for specialized and expert care, he established New York's first practice dedicated entirely to laser vision correction. He has instructed over 200 surgeons in several countries on the use of the excimer laser including EpiLasik, PTK and LASIK. In 1997, 1998 and 1999 he was appointed a VisX Star, one of the top 100 most experienced specialists in America. Dr. Moadel exclusively performs laser vision correction procedures and has dedicated his career to providing the highest level of experience and expertise to our patients.