Eye Doctor at South Nassau Communities Hospital Named to Prestigious Guide of Top Ophthalmologists
Oceanside, NY, August 19, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Consumers’ Research Council of America has named South Nassau Communities Hospital’s chief of ophthalmology, Richard Nauheim, MD, to its prestigious “Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists” for the third consecutive year.
Consumers’ Research Council of America is an independent research company based in Washington, DC, that evaluates professional services throughout America. The selection process is based on a point value system that awards points for education, years in practice, and affiliations with professional organizations and is not contingent on fees, donations, sponsorships or advertising commitments from the doctors or corporations or associations.
Dr. Nauheim specializes in treating problems such as double vision, optic nerve disorders, visual/eye movement disorders, cataracts, diseases of the retina, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and macular degeneration.
Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Nauheim is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at S.U.N.Y Stony Brook School of Medicine. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University and medical degree from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo School of Medicine. In 1984, he completed an internship at The Long Island College Hospital and residency training at Nassau University Medical Center in 1988. He completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at the prestigious Eye & Ear Institute of Pittsburgh in 1989.
Dr. Nauheim is active in research, lecturing and publishing papers on ophthalmology and is on the teaching faculty at North Shore University Hospital and Nassau University Medical Center. He has presented at national and international institutions and meetings, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the New York Academy of Medicine. He has been published in prestigious peer reviewed journals such as the Archives of Ophthalmology.
South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 435 beds, more than 875 physicians and 2,800 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health and emergency services. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty and is the only hospital on Long Island with the Novalis Tx and Gamma Knife radiosurgery technologies. South Nassau is recognized as a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health, Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
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