Steven Rosenberg, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology
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Steven E. Rosenberg, MD, is an expert in the field of strabismus and pediatric ophthalmology. He is the Anne S. Cohen Endowed Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology and the Chief of Columbia’s Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus division. Dr. Rosenberg has more than 25 years of experience specializing in all facets of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, including pediatric cataract surgery and complex adult and pediatric strabismus. He previously co-directed the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

Dr. Rosenberg received his undergraduate education at Harvard University and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. After his ophthalmology residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, he completed his postdoctoral training with a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus with Zane Pollard, MD, at the James Hall Eye Center, Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Rosenberg has dedicated his career to education and has received numerous teaching awards, including the John S. Hermann, MD, Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the John Martin Wheeler Memorial Teaching Award.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • Pediatric Eye Surgery
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Strabismus

Academic Appointments

  • Anne S. Cohen Professor of Ophthalmology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Male

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622 W 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs


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  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
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  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
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  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • POS
  • PPO

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Columbia University College of Physician & Surgeons
  • AB, Psychology, Harvard University
  • Internship: California Pacific Medical Center
  • Residency: Manhattan Eye, Ear And Throat Hospital
  • Fellowship: Zane Pollard MD/James Hall Eye Center/Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Honors & Awards


  • John S. Hermann, MD, Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
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