- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology
- Hospital Affiliations
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
He completed two-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the NYEEI, which is the oldest and one of the busiest eye hospitals in US and is also consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best ophthalmic hospitals by the US News and World Report survey.
Dr. Landa is a vitreoretinal specialist who provides both surgical and medical management of the entire range of conditions that can affect the back of the eye, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, retinal detachment, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, myopia, retinal tears, hereditary and inflammatory retinal diseases, pediatric retinal diseases and ocular trauma.
Dr. Landa maintains special interest in surgery of the macula, retina, and vitreous including laser surgery for diabetic ocular complications and retinal tears, intraocular injections, scleral buckles, vitrectomies, and secondary intraocular lens implants. He uses the most advanced surgical techniques to treat his patients.
In addition to being a busy vitreoretinal surgeon, Dr. Landa is an active researcher. He is currently involved in both basic and clinical research of novel ways to treat and prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD), inherited retinal degenerations, and other ocular diseases. Dr. Landa is also developing new retinal imaging techniques at the Advanced Retinal Imaging Center of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Dr. Landa has authored more than 30 original scientific articles in peer reviewed publications and book chapters, primarily on the area of retinal disease and surgery. He has given more than 60 national and international presentations of his research work at major ophthalmology conferences and meetings.
Recently, Dr. Landa has been awarded a prestigious Honor Award from American Society of Retinal Specialists.
Dr. Landa is dedicated to mentoring medical students, ophthalmology residents and vitreoretinal fellows in the field of vitreoretinal diseases at the Retina Center of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Dr. Landa speaks Russian, Hebrew and Spanish.
In his spare time, Dr. Landa enjoys spending time with his wife and their two sons.
- Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Macular Degeneration
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinal Detachment Repair
MD, Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine
Barzilai Medical Center
Kaplan Medical Center
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Teaching Excellence Award
NYEEI of Mount Sinai
American Society of Retina Specialists
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