Dr. Christopher Starr

New York, NY
25 years experience male


Weill Cornell Eye Associates

New York, NY


1305 York Avenue at 70th street, 12th Floor, New York, NY

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Weill Cornell Eye Associates

New York, NY



Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS, is an associate professor, director of ophthalmic education, director of the cornea, cataract & refractive surgery fellowship and director of the refractive surgery service at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. His corneal research has earned him the Walter Stark Research Prize at Johns Hopkins and his dedication to resident education earned him the Teacher of the Year Award at New York University in 2006. Other awards include New York Magazine Best Doctors, Castle Connolly Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America, America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Premier Surgeon’s PS250 Award, Top Ophthalmologists in the Northeast. He is a graduate of Brown, Weill Cornell Medical College, Harvard and Johns Hopkins Universities.

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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Graduated 1998MD


Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary


Editorial Board Member, Advanced Ocular Care (Journal)
Top Doctor, Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
Top Doctor, America's Top Doctors


American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmology
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