Miriam M. Habiel, MD, an Ophthalmologist

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Miriam M. Habiel, who serves patients in Newark, New Jersey.

Dr. Habiel, a board-certified ophthalmologist, is a full-time Assistant Professor within the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey.

Specializing in glaucoma, she participates in leading research within the field. She is also affiliated with several hospitals and medical centers in the local area, including University Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

A 2012 graduate of the Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, Dr. Habiel interned at Stony Brook Hospital. She then served as chief resident of her ophthalmology program at New York Medical College before becoming an Assistant Professor at Rutgers. 

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. 

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 addition to English, Dr. Habiel speaks Arabic. 

Learn More about Dr. Miriam M. Habiel:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82736408-Miriam-Habiel-Ophthalmologist or through Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, https://njms-web.njms.rutgers.edu/profile/myProfile.php?mbmid=mh1264

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