Robin N Ginsburg

Robin N Ginsburg, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology


Retina - Medical and Surgical, Ophthalmology (Eye)

Robin N. Ginsburg, M.D. is the Director of the Vitreoretinal Service, Assistant Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  She received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and her medical degree from College of Physician and Surgeons of Columbia University.  Upon completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Ginsburg completed her ophthalmology residency at the Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan Hospitals.  She continued her fellowship in Vitreoretinal disease and surgery at the New England Eye Center of Tufts University School of Medicine.  In 1993, she joined the faculty at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  She is also the Director of the Retina Service at Elmhurst City Hospital.

Dr. Ginsburg's clinical practice focuses on the medical and surgical treatment of vitreoretinal diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular and inflammatory diseases, retinopathy of prematurity and trauma.  Dr. Ginsburg invests significant time in explanations to patients and their families, answering their questions and providing them with clear treatment recommendations and careful, follow-up.  She also collaborates with patients in trying to obtain their visual and life-style goals giving them the latest information about treatment options.

She is actively involved in the training of medical students, residents and fellows at both Mount Sinai Medical Center and Elmhurst City Hospital.  She has and continues to collaborate with other departments such as Infectious Disease, Rehabilitation Medicine and Cardiology in multi-disciplinary studies assessing pharmacologic agents on various disease states.  Dr. Ginsburg is a member of a number of professional societies including the American Society of Retina Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Vitreous Society.



Clinical Focus


MD, Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg.

Internship, Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.

Residency, Ophthalmology, Kellogg Eye Center

Fellowship, Ophthalmology/Retina, New England Medical Center

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