Ophthalmologist located in Wantagh, NY & Massapequa, NY
About Dr. Benjamin
Dr. Benjamin received his M.D. from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and completed his medical internship at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He then returned to Mount Sinai Medical Center for his Ophthalmology Residency. Dr. Benjamin was then selected for additional fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Downstate Medical Center in New York. He joined South Shore Eye Care in 1985 as our Pediatric Ophthalmology specialist. He also maintains a strong general ophthalmology practice and is a specialist in small incision, sutureless cataract surgery. He is also certified in Laser Vision Correction. He is a Clinical Instructor at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and the North Shore University Hospital, and maintains an active role in teaching Ophthalmology residents. Dr. Benjamin is Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American College of Surgeons, and the Nassau Academy of Medicine. He is also a member of many other professional societies including the New York State Ophthalmologic Society, Long Island Ophthalmologic Society, and Medical Society of the state of New York. He looks forward to sharing his knowledge and experience with you.
"I have been a patient of Dr. Benjamin for thirty years."
"Wonderful service and personable doctors. Dr. Benjamin is well knowledged, thoughtful and hilarious!"
Dr. Benjamin and the support staff are excellent. Very respectful of your time. Excellent explanations. Getting ready for my second cataract surgery.
Dr. Benjamin did my cataract surgery. He made me feel very comfortable and always listens to me and always explains so that I understand. He is an excellent doctor and never rushes you. The office staff is wonderful too!
Office staff very professional. Dr Benjamin excellent dr with good bedside manner
"Dr. Benjamin and the staff were great. In and out in 1 hour."
"Dr. Benjamin and all of the office staff are friendly, professional, thorough, and amazing. They answered all of my concerns and questions. But most importantly, fit me in as an “Emergency” the day I called! Dr. Benjamin is my new eye doctor! I highly recommend Dr. Benjamin and South Shore Eye Care."
"Always pleasant. Takes time to explain information in lay terms."
"He was wonderful with my daughter. The first time she saw him, at age 7, she was "faking" to get glasses (but we didn't know it) and he took his time with her dealt with the situation patiently. The second time she went (age 10--she didn't need glasses!) he was still wonderful. Patient and knowledgable. Good manner with kids."
"Excellent doctor who takes the time to put his patients at ease. Wonderful way with children. The staff is very friendly. The office is very clean."
"DR. BENJAMIN IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE DOCTORS TO GO TOO. HE'S VERY THOROUGH WITH HIS EXAM. I FEEL VERY COMFORTABLE WITH THE INFORMATION HE GIVES ME."
"I trust Dr. Benjamin implicitly. He takes his time examining me every time, he explains and addresses all my concerns."
"The entire staff was courteous & professional. Dr Benjamin is always a pleasure to deal with. I would highly recommend this practice to anyone."
"Dr B is terrific and the staff is excellent."
"Great visit. Always great to see Dr. Benjamin. Friendly atmosphere and he informed me about everything about my eyes. Receptionist desk is also friendly. Recommend them to anyone!!"
"Great staff! Dr Benjamin was great with my son with special needs."
"Dr. Benjamin is the best. He takes his time to explain everything he is doing while he examines my eyes. I have the upmost confidence in him."
"Dr. Benjamin is the best. Always makes my daughter feel comfortable. I like how he shows an interest in her every day activities to create that level of comfort. Very personable. He doesn’t treat her as just a patient and insurance claim. The office staff is also very nice as well."
"Dr. Benjamin was excellent."
"I have been using Dr. Benjamin for almost 40 years. Obviously I have the utmost confidence in him. The rest of the staff are pleasant and courteous. The practice is terrific."
"Dr. Benjamin was professional and very thorough during my examination as was the entire staff."
"Dr. Benjamin is an excellent doctor Great personality"
"I like Dr. Benjamin. The whole staff is kind and efficient."