Dr. Niksarli – When Experience & Expertise Count
Dr. Niksarli is one of the most sought-after and experienced LASIK surgeons in the nation. He is Fellowship trained in Corneal and Refractive Surgery, and is the Founder and Medical Director of Manhattan LASIK Center.
He has successfully performed more than 50,000 laser eye surgeries at his state-of-the-art Manhattan LASIK Center, where he serves as the medical director and chief eye surgeon. In addition to his extensive medical training, Dr. Niksarli is also an engineer and computer scientist, which allows him to gain a deep understanding of the latest and most advanced laser technologies. His expertise has earned him a reputation as a LASIK pioneer. He is frequently asked to lecture on a range of refractive surgery topics and participate in the latest research and clinical trials for advanced surgical equipment. Dr. Niksarli specializes in the surgical management and successful vision correction treatment of difficult LASIK cases.
Recognition and Awards
Throughout the course of his impressive career in laser vision correction, Dr. Niksarli has been recognized by medical associations and organizations worldwide. He has been listed as “America’s Top Ophthalmologist” and is a proud recipient of the prestigious VISX Star Award, a recognition bestowed upon fewer than 5 percent of ophthalmologists nationwide.
Dr. Niksarli studied at Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with full academic scolarship. His focus during his undergraduate years was primarily Computer Software and Hardware Technology, as well as Pre-medical studies. Upon graduating with high marks in the Dean's List, he chose to continue his career at the prestigious Cornell University Medical School. During his years as a medical student at Cornell, he also engaged in extensive research, primarily in Ophthalmology. Upon receiving his M.D. degree with distinction in research and clinical programs, he pursued a one-year internship in internal medicine. Subsequently, Dr. Niksarli was invited for a three-year ophthalmology residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, where he climbed the ranks to be the Chief Resident in Ophthalmology. Subsequently, he further supplemented his comprehensive ophthalmology training at Harvard University. For his natural talent, impressive surgical record and outstanding academic achievements, he was invited to a fellowship program in Cornea and Refractive Surgery jointly at the renowned Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and Cornell University/New York Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Niksarli serves on staff as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at such prestigious New York City institutions as Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and New York University Medical Center. Following his 14 years of specialized studies (subsequent to high school), Dr. Niksarli founded Manhattan LASIK Center in the heart of Manhattan, some 15 years ago.
In recognition for his high standard of patient care, Dr. Niksarli has been conferred the status of Diplomate by both the National Board of Ophthalmology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is also a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the New York State Ophthalmological Society, among others.
More about Dr. Niksarli
As an experienced Manhattan / Brooklyn LASIK surgeon, Dr. Kevin Niksarli is pleased to provide top-quality vision correction treatments to New York and New Jersey LASIK patients. With eight locations throughout the tri-state area, Dr. Niksarli has helped countless Queens and Long Island LASIK patients experience life free from eyeglasses. Get a FREE Consultation from our doctors! Contact us today at 212.759.9617 or schedule your FREE CONSULTATION online.