Ilona Genis, MD, Ophthalmologist with ILONA S GENIS MD

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Ilona Genis, who serves patients in Brooklyn, New York City.

Dr. Genis is an ophthalmologist who is currently serving patients at her own private practice – ILONA S GENIS MD – located in Brooklyn, New York City. She has an impressive professional journey that spans over two decades and her areas of expertise cover all facets of ophthalmology with an emphasis on cataract removal surgery, coreoplasty, eyelid surgery, glaucoma surgery, pterygium surgery, scleral reinforcement surgery, and vitreoretinal surgery – to name a few.

Dr. Genis is also affiliated with Coney Island Hospital, a public hospital located in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.

Dr. Genis is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). The ABO is an independent, nonprofit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists (eye physicians and surgeons) in the United States.

Dr. Genis is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (FAAO). The AAO is the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons. A global community of 32,000 medical doctors, the AAO protects sight and empowers lives by setting the standards for ophthalmic education and advocating for patients and the public.

Dr. Genis received her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine in 1989. She then went on to complete a residency and internship at Montefiore Medical Center-Moses Division, followed by a residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Dr. Genis was honored with a Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2015 for her outstanding clinical expertise.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Genis has dedicated training and unique experience in performing eye exams, diagnosing and treating eye disease, prescribing medications, as well as performing eye surgery.

Dr. Genis speaks Russian in addition to English, which allows her to attend to a more diversified spectrum of patients.

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