Jonathan Jonisch, MDDr. Jonathan Jonisch is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the retina, macula, and vitreous. He is a partner at Vitreoretinal Consultants of NY and a member of Medical Leadership Board of Retina Consultants of America. He graduated with honors from Albert Einstein School of Medicine where his interest in eye care began. He went on to complete an internship in internal medicine at Winthrop University Hospital and completed his ophthalmology residency at Northwell Health.
Following his residency he underwent specialized fellowship training in medical and surgical diseases of retina and vitreous at the prestigious Barnes Retina Institute at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. He served as a Clinical Instructor at Washington University as well as leading the Retina Service at the John Cochran VA Hospital. Dr Jonisch is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine where he teaches medical school students and ophthalmology residents and has served on the Faculty Council of the medical school. He is on the board of managers of the Northwell Health Accountable Care Organization, is a board member of the Garden City & Syosset Surgery Centers, and served as President of the Long Island Ophthalmology Society in 2020.
Dr. Jonisch lectures at national and international meetings and has published numerous papers in peer reviewed medical journals as well as contributing to book chapters on macular degeneration.
Dr. Jonisch’s practice is focused on medical and surgical diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous with an interest in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, macular hole, macular pucker, uveitis, as well as complications of cataract surgery. He currently serves on the Education Committee of the American Society of Retina Specialists. Dr. Jonisch is a native Long Islander and lives with his wife and three children. When not playing doctor he enjoys playing outdoor sports such as tennis, surfing, skiing and golf.
Education & Training
- Fellowship - Barnes Retina Institute/Washington University, St. Louis, MO
- Residency - Ophthalmology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Manhasset, NY
- Internship - Internal Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
- Doctor of Medicine - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY