Richard Nattis, MD


Cataract, Laser Vision Correction, Glaucoma, Dry Eye, and Comprehensive Ophthalmology
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  • West Islip

    786 Montauk Highway West Islip, NY 11795

    Main: 631-661-3455
    Fax: 631-587-0402
  • Amityville

    805 Broadway Suite 106 Amityville, NY 11701

    Main: 631-608-1542
    Fax: 631-608-1544
  • Babylon

    500 West Main Street Suite 210 Babylon, NY 11702

    Main: 631-957-3355
    Fax: 631-957-4378





  • PRK
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • Cataract Surgery - Yag Laser Capsulotomy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Trabeculoplasty (SLT) Laser
  • Glaucoma Surgery - iStent
  • Glaucoma Surgery - PI laser
  • Ocular Migraines
  • Eye Flashes & Eye Floaters
  • Eye Infections
  • Stye Treatment
  • Mass Excision
  • Cornea Scraping


Year began practicing: 1984

Year joined staff: 2018


New York Medical College


St. Vincent's Hospital Medical Center, Ophthalmology


St. Vincent's Hospital Medical Center

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Chief of Ophthalmology, Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Clinical Assistant Instructor in Ophthalmology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • N.Y. State Ophthalmology Society
  • Suffolk County Ophthalmology Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Long Island Ophthalmological Society
  • New York Diabetes Association
  • American Medical Association

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Recognized in "How to Find the Best Doctors in the Tri-State Area"
  • Physician's Recognition Award, AMA


Richard Nattis, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and laser vision correction surgery. Dr. Nattis has been performing laser refractive surgery (PRK-LASIK) since it was approved by the FDA in 1995. He actively teaches medical and emergency room resident physicians, as well as medical students interested in Ophthalmology. He is one of the first eye surgeons on Long Island certified in Laser Cataract surgery, first performing this technique in 2014. Dr. Nattis is is known as the “Doctor’s doctor” as many of his patients are fellow physicians and their family members. Dr. Nattis has always prided himself on having a personal compassionate relationship with his patients, throughout their treatments or surgeries. He is always accessible and available.