Albert Li, M.DDr. Li graduated magna cum laude with highest honors in Chemical and Physical Biology from Harvard College. He was awarded the Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for one of the best undergraduate research theses at Harvard and inducted into The Phi Beta Kappa Society. He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed his ophthalmology residency at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center, serving as chief resident in his final year.
He then completed his vitreoretinal fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he also held an academic appointment as an Instructor in Ophthalmology.
Dr. Li is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In addition to treating patients, Dr. Li continues to be engaged in clinical research in retinal diseases as well as the education and training of medical students and residents in ophthalmology. He has authored many peer-reviewed articles in the medical literature and regularly presented his clinical research at several national and international ophthalmology meetings. He currently holds an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He previously served as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he was honored as Faculty of the Year for excellence in resident teaching.
Dr. Li specializes in diseases and surgery of the vitreous and retina, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, myopia, retinal vascular disease, retinal detachment, macular pucker, macular hole, and management of cataract complications. Dr. Li speaks Mandarin Chinese and Spanish and is delighted to practice in New York City and Long Island and provide excellent and compassionate care in the community where he grew up.
Education & Training
- College - Harvard University
- Medical School - New York University School of Medicine
- Residency - Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
- Fellowship - Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
- Board Certified - American Board of Ophthalmology