Dr. Meir Baalhaness
Board Certified Ophthalmologist & Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon
Dr. Meir Baalhaness is an eye surgeon with specialty training in medical and surgical treatment of Diabetic Eye Diseases, as well as other Retina and Macula conditions.
Dr. Baalhaness, or as more affectionately known to his patients as “Dr B.” brings with him more than 10 years of clinical experience as a retina specialist and surgeon treating wide array of conditions such as diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, retina detachments, and macular holes.
Retina conditions often take a great emotional and psychological toll on patients and their family members. Dr. Baalhaness prides himself in taking the necessary time to listen to the concerns of the patients and the family members, and he tends to their medical as well as related emotional needs. He constantly strives to deliver sensitive and completely pain free retinal examinations and procedures, and his patients respond with genuine appreciation and loyalty.
Dr. Baalhaness completed his undergraduate degrees at City University Of New York-Brooklyn College, obtaining Bachelor of Arts in the field of Chemistry with numerous departmental Honor Awards. He completed his medical degree at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn-Downstate Medical Center graduating as a select member of Junior Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following completion of Ophthalmology residency at above Medical Center, he invested additional two years in the Specialty field of Surgical and Medical Vitreo-Retinal Diseases at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.