David Fingerhut, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Eye Specialty Grou

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. David Fingerhut, who serves patients in Memphis, Tennessee.

Dr. Fingerhut is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in medical and surgical retinal diseases. He is an associate with Eye Specialty Group with Memphis, Tennessee, which he joined after working for two and a half years at Taylor Retina Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

Founded in 1968 on the commitment to eye care excellence, Eye Specialty Group features innovative technology, multiple offices for better convenience, and a team of highly trained and respected doctors. From specialized glaucoma treatment, laser cataract surgery, and retina surgery to LASIK and eye reconstructive surgery, Eye Specialty Group has provided state-of-the-art medical and surgical eye care to Mid-Southerners for over 50 years. 

Obtaining his Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with honors in Globalization from the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University, Dr. Fingerhut has a post-baccalaureate in Biology, Physics, and Organic Chemistry from City College/City University of New York City in New York.

He attended medical school at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he graduated in 2010. He then went on to complete his internship at New York Hospital in Queens and his residency in ophthalmology at Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. Thereafter, he completed his two-year medical and surgical fellowship in retina at Eye Specialty Group/Vitreoretinal Foundation. 

A member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the doctor is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, which is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America. 

Dr. Fingerhut has several publications, including Photodynamic Therapy With or Without Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy: Two Years of Follow Up, American Journal of Ophthalmology (2013), Cognitive Impairment in AMD, Ophthalmology (2013), and Vitreomacular Adhesion and Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Survey of Ophthalmology (2014).

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery. 

In his personal life, Dr. Fingerhut resides in Memphis with his wife and daughter.

Learn More about Dr. David Fingerhut:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82292348-David-Fingerhut-Ophthalmologist or through Eye Specialty Group, https://www.eyespecialtygroup.com/about-us/our-doctors/david-fingerhut-md/

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