Monica M Dweck

Monica M Dweck, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medical Education


Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmology (Eye)

Monica Dweck, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist at Mount Sinai Doctors, seeing patients of all ages Monday through Friday in Brooklyn Heights. Trained in New York City and Cleveland, she is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a board member of the New York State Board of Medicine, and a professional member of the National Medical Association and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. After majoring in Psychology at Princeton University, she was awarded her medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and completed her residency in Ophthalmology at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and her fellowship in Ocular Plastic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Dweck has been annually recognized in the US News and World Report’s “Top Doctor” list since 2011, Castle Connolly’s “New York Metro Best Doctors” issue since 2000, and the New York Times Magazine "New York Super Doctors" list since 2009. Prior to joining Mount Sinai Doctors, Dr. Dweck served as Director of Oculoplastic Surgery, Vice Chair, and Residency Program Director in the Department of Ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She has a particular interest in eyelid, dry eye, and tearing problems and surgery in both children and adults. 



Clinical Focus

  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Opacity
  • Dacryocystitis
  • Developmental Vision Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eye Disease
  • Eye Contusion


MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - College of Medicine

Internship, Transitional, Hartford Hospital

Residency, Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Fellowship, Ocular Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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