Elena M Schmidt

Elena M Schmidt, OD



Elena M. Schmidt, OD, is an instructor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and practices optometry at Mount Sinai Doctors Queens and The Mount Sinai Hospital. She earned her optometry degree from the Indiana University School of Optometry and then completed an ocular disease residency in Baltimore, where she gained valuable experience diagnosing and managing ophthalmic conditions like glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, dry eye, cataracts, and macular degeneration.

Dr. Schmidt provides expert and comprehensive eye care with an emphasis on vision correction and ocular disease. As an optometrist, she specializes in helping patients manage vision changes to see better. Dr. Schmidt supports the efforts of patients who are interested in their eye health, and she is committed to providing the highest standard of care to those who come in for an evaluation. She is delighted to serve the Queens community and to help patients preserve and improve their vision and ocular health.

Clinical Focus

  • Allergic Eye Problems
  • Annual Eye Exam
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam
  • Contact Lenses
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Double Vision
  • Dry Eye Disease
  • Eye Emergency Visit
  • Eye Infection
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness And Farsightedness
  • Presbyopia


Residency, Optometry, Baltimore VA Medical Center

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