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South Nassau Ophthalmologist Named to Prestigious Guide of Top Ophthalmologists

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.

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