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John Sorenson, MD

John Sorenson, MD

Dr. Sorenson is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal surgery and macular disease. He is a nationally recognized expert in the care of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and in the surgical management of retinal detachments as well as macular hole and macular pucker surgery. He is on the surgical staff at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital.

He has authored and co-authored over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals and has lectured at many scientific meetings throughout the world. He has participated in many of the teaching activities of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and in 1996, received its Honor Award for his services.

His research interests primarily involve the diagnosis and treatment of age–related macular degeneration. He serves as a scientific reviewer for the major ophthalmology journals.


Undergraduate: Stanford University
Medical School: University of
Cincinnati College of Medicine
Ophthalmology Residency:
University of California, San Francisco
Vitreoretinal Surgical Fellowship:
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital

Curriculum Vitae

View Dr. Sorenson’s full academic history, professional achievements, and research accomplishments.

Academic Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, NYU




950 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022

Conveniently located in Midtown East at 57th Street and 3rd Avenue. Subway access at 59th/Lexington with the 4/5/6 (N, R or W) and E/M lines to the Lexington Avenue/53rd Street station.