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Eye Surgery Center

Eye Surgery Center at WeissThe Eye Surgery Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital provides advanced eye care with its dedicated hospital-based surgicenter, a highly regarded ophthalmic staff and state-of-the-art equipment. While most facilities use a common operating room for different specialties, the Eye Surgery Center at Weiss has dedicated space for ophthalmic surgery. This 2,000-square-foot facility with recently renovated operating suites is staffed with nurses, surgical assistants, technicians and anesthesia providers with a special training and interest in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery.

Weiss has invested in the latest eye surgery equipment, including the Constellation Vision System for retina and Alcon Infinity for cataracts, to provide the most technologically advanced and comprehensive eye care possible. 

Ophthalmologists at Weiss provide a wide variety of ophthalmic services, including: 

Physicians affiliated with the Eye Surgery Center at Weiss include ophthalmologists in academics as well as private practice. Several private ophthalmology practices maintain office space on the Weiss campus.

Following are ophthalmologists on our medical staff, according to areas of subspecialty interests:

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

  • Monique Anawis, M.D.
  • Leonid Ayzenberg, M.D.
  • Pedro Cervantes-Fanning, M.D.
  • Lilli Farrokh Siar, M.D.
  • Bruce Goldstick, M.D.
  • Ankur Mehta, M.D.
  • John Michael, M.D.
  • Tatjana Pavlovic, M.D.
  • Maleka P. Rahman, D.O.
  • Lisa Rosenberg, M.D.
  • John Ruderman, M.D.
  • Lawrence Stone, M.D.


  • Lilli Farrokh Siar, M.D.
  • Bruce Goldstick, M.D.
  • Maleka P. Rahman, D.O.
  • Jon M. Ruderman, M.D.
  • Lawrence Stone, M.D.

Ophthalmic Plastics

  • Kathleen Albrecht, M.D.


  • Lawrence Stone, M.D.


  • Ahmed Abdelsalam, M.D.
  • Wendewessen Amde, M.D.
  • James Green, M.D.
  • Shaun Ittiara, M.D.
  • Ankur N. Mehta, M.D.
  • John C. Michael, M.D.
  • Robert Pearlman, M.D.
  • Rumya Rao, M.D.

Call the physician referral line at (800) 503-1234 to schedule an appointment.

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