Matthew Karl, MD
- Medical & Surgical Disease of the Retina
Accepting new patients
SightMD New York
Garden City – Retina Center901 Stewart Avenue Suite 255 Garden City, NY 11530 Get Directions
- Cataract Surgery
- Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment
- Epiretinal Membrane
- Macular Degeneration Treatment
- Macular Hole
- Retinal Detachment
Year began practicing: 2016
Year joined staff: 2023
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Medical Degree
University Hospital of Brooklyn-SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Ophthalmology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Internal Medicine
- American Board of Ophthalmology, 2020
- American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), 2019
Honors, Awards, etc.
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
- The Ohio State University Havener Eye Institute Fellow’s Teaching Award
- SUNY Downstate Department Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology
The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Vitreo-Retinal
Dr. Matthew Karl is a board certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship trained vitreoretinal surgeon. Dr. Karl takes a particular interest involving patient care related problems that affect the back of the eye including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, vein occlusions, retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, and others.
Dr. Karl graduated from Georgetown University and completed medical school and residency at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. Following medical school he completed a two year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Throughout his career Dr. Karl has received numerous awards including being inducted into the AOA Honor Society, the residency award for academic excellence in ophthalmology, and fellowship teaching award.
Dr. Karl’s main goal is to provide the same state-of-the-art high quality care to his patients that he would want for his own loved ones and to treat each patient as if they were one of his family. When asked what he loves most about his profession he said that he could not imagine a better job than preventing vision loss and restoring vision for his patients. Dr. Karl sees patients at the SightMD office and retina center in Garden City, New York.