Dr. Alanna Nattis has completed a prestigious Ophthalmology residency at New York Medical College and gained vast experience with ophthalmic pathology in her training at both Westchester County Medical Center and Metropolitan Hospital Center in Manhattan.
Following her residency, she was chosen to be a cornea/refractive surgical fellow by one of the most sought after sub specialty ophthalmic fellowships in the country, training with world renowned eye surgeons Dr. Henry Perry and Dr. Eric Donnenfeld.
During residency and fellowship, Alanna has published over 15 articles in peer reviewed journals, has written 2 book chapters in ophthalmic textbooks, and has coauthored a landmark Ophthalmology textbook describing every type of eye surgical procedure performed, which will be required reading by all future Ophthalmology residents and fellows. Additionally, she was chosen to present over 20 research papers and posters at several national Ophthalmology conferences.
Dr. Alanna Nattis is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is also a member of the following Medical Societies:
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- International Society of Refractive Surgery
- New York State Ophthalmological Society
- Medical Society of the State of New York
- American Medical Women’s Association
- American Medical Association
- American Osteopathic Association
In addition to her academic accomplishments, she is an expert in femtosecond laser cataract surgery, corneal refractive surgery including LASIK, PRK, laser resurfacing of the cornea, corneal crosslinking for keratoconus, corneal transplantation, and diagnosing and treating unusual corneal pathology.
Dr. Nattis believes that communication and the physician-patient relationship is key when treating patients.