Asher Weiner MD

Asher Weiner

Asher Weiner
MD

Contact Information
1176 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: 716-881-7900
asherwei@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Dr. Weiner specializes in glaucoma and cataract consultation, laser and surgical therapy. He completed his residency at the Hebrew University and Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, and in Cleveland OH, and clinical fellowships at the Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Weiner has published multiple peer-reviewed papers and currently focuses on surgical technique modifications in glaucoma surgery especially in glaucoma tube shunt implantation on which he gave an invited talk at the American Glaucoma Society 2017 Annual Meeting. He has lectured and performed surgeries internationally.

Education and Training:

  • MD, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School
  • BS, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School

Employment:

  • Fellowship, Ophthalmology, Wills Eye Hospital (1999–2000)
  • Resident, Ophthalmology, St. Luke’s Medical Center (1996–1999)
  • On Staff, Director, Ophthalmology, St. Luke’s Medical Center (1995–1996)
  • , Henry Ford Hospital (1994–1995)
  • Private Practice, Ophthalmology, Israel (1993–1994)
  • Ophthalmologist on Staff; In charge, ERG and Retinal Degenerations Service, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, Israel (1992–1993)
  • Clinical Instructor, Ophthalmology, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, Israel (1992–1993)
  • Ophthalmology Resident, Ophthalmology, Hebrew University Medical School, Israel (1986–1992)
  • Clinical Fellowship in Ophthalmology, The Berman-Gund Laboratory for the Study of Retinal Degenerations, and the Electroretinography Service, Harvard Medical School (1989–1991)
  • Intern, Hadassah University Hospital, Israel (1985–1986)

Awards and Honors:

  • Named in the Guide to America’s top ophthalmologists for 2004-2005 (Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery Section) by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. (2004)
  • First prize-research project contest (1997)
  • Honorary mention-research project contest (1997)
  • Honorary mention; “Foveal ERG in diabetic macular edema” research project contest (1996)
  • The Henry Weiller’s scholarship, Israel (1990)
  • The Henry Weiller’s scholarship, Israel (1989)
  • Scholarship, American Physicians Fellowship, Inc (1989)



Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (2001–present)
  • American Glaucoma Society (2001–present)
  • Michigan Ophthalmological Society (2001–present)
  • International Society of Spaeth Glaucoma Fellows (2001–present)
  • New York Ophthalmological Society (2000–present)
  • Israel Society for Eye & Vision Research (1991–present)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) (1989–present)
  • Israel Medical Society
  • Israel Ophthalmological Society

Service Activities:

  • Conference Oragnization; Ground Rounds, SUNY Downstate, Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (2000–2002)
  • Conference Oraganization; St. Luke’s Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio; Foveal ERG and Related Modern Electro/Psychophysical Assessment of the Retina; How Can They Help Us? Guest Speaker: Michael A. Sandberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

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Contact Information

1176 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: 716-881-7900
asherwei@buffalo.edu