Sharon Keh, OD, FAAO joins Department of Ophthalmology
Sharon Park Keh, O.D., F.A.A.O. joins the full-time faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology as Assistant Professor in Optometric Sciences (in Ophthalmology) at CUMC. She was previously Associate Clinical Professor at the State University of New York College of Optometry, where she has been teaching since 2013. Dr. Keh has a Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Keh's areas of expertise include cornea and contact lenses, and she completed a residency in these areas at Ophthalmic Consultants at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. In addition to her work as an optometrist, Dr. Keh is also a dedicated educator. She has extensive experience teaching optometry students at all levels, from first-year courses to advanced clinical electives. Dr. Keh has taught courses on topics such as contact lenses, clinical case management, corneal surgeries, and ocular conditions in developing regions. She has also served as a clinical preceptor and laboratory instructor.
Dr. Keh's research interests include evaluating soft contact lenses for myopia control, scleral contact lenses, and assessing axial eye length changes in pediatric patients wearing optical head-mounted displays. She has served as a principal investigator on several studies, and has received research funding from Johnson and Johnson Vision Care, Inc. and Kubota Vision, Inc.
Dr. Keh is licensed to practice optometry in the state of New York, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She has received several awards and honors throughout her career, including the Vistakon Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care, the Jack Wolfe Memorial Scholarship, and induction into the Beta Sigma Kappa International Honor Society. She has given lectures and presented scientific posters at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and the Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS).
Dr. Keh will be seeing patients in our Midtown East and Scarsdale offices.