David M. Fastenberg, MDDr David Fastenberg is a senior partner and President of Long Island Vitreoretinal Consultants. Over his 40 year career he has treated thousands of patients in this practice. Dr. Fastenberg joined this practice out of fellowship and has seen it grow to over 17 doctors, 200 employees and 13 locations.
He also serves as the Clincal Vice Chairman of the Department Of Ophthalmology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He is the Co-Director of the Vitreo-Retinal Service at Hofstra/Northwell. He also holds an academic title of Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Hofstra/Northwell.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the Retina Society, American Society of Retinal Specialists and the New York State Ophthalmologic Society. He is a member and former President of the Long Island Ophthalmologic Society. He received a Legislative appointment previously as a Board of Trustee at the Nassau University Medical Center.
Dr. Fastenberg is involved in numerous clinical trials at Long Island and Queens VRC of NY as the Principal and Co-Investigator for diseases such as Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy and Retinal Vascular Occlusions.