Meet the Staff

The Doctors are in

with Dr. Raphael Rosenbaum

Our kind and experienced staff has over 60 combined years of providing optimum ophthalmic care.

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Jacob D. Rosenbaum, M.D.

Dr. Jacob D. Rosenbaum

Dr. Jacob D. Rosenbaum received his medical degree from Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany. He completed an internship at Maimonides in Brooklyn, New York and went on to do his Ophthalmology Residency at State University of New York Downstate/Brooklyn VA, in Brooklyn, NY serving as their Chief Resident. He went on to do Fellowship training in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery at SUNY Downstate with Dr. George Gombos.

Dr. Rosenbaum has been practicing ophthalmology in Brooklyn and Manhattan for over 30 years. He has been an Associate Clinical Professor teaching ophthalmology residents at Downstate Medical Center, Interfaith Hospital, Mount Sinai School of Medicine , Bronx VA, Elmhurst Hospital and is an Adjunct Professor at State University New York Optometry School. He has received the Teacher of the Year award at Mount Sinai School of Medicine multiple times for his dedication to Resident education.

Dr. Rosenbaum has been featured in “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area,” which is published annually by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Doctors that are listed in this book have been determined to be in the top 10 percent of physicians in the region, which includes more than 6,000 doctors. Dr. Rosenbaum has been active in ophthalmic research, authoring multiple articles, presenting at National Ophthalmology conferences and is a co-investigator in multiple prospective and experimental research trials.

Dr. Rosenbaum is a member of numerous associations, including the Brooklyn Ophthalmology Society, the Medical Society of the State of New York, and the New York State Ophthalmologic Society. In addition, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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Raphael E. Rosenbaum, M.D.

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Dr. Raphael E. Rosenbaum

Dr. Raphael E. Rosenbaum is the newest member of our team here at Eye Surgeons of NYC. Dr. Rosenbaum earned his Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University Manhattan, NY, graduating with honors with a major in Mathematics and a minor in Biology. He went on and completed his medical school training at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY and his internship at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center/Stony Brook University, where he served as chief resident in ophthalmology.

After completing his residency Dr. Rosenbaum went on to do fellowship training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye Research Surgery Institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During his fellowships, Dr. Rosenbaum specialized in the treatment of uveitis, ocular immunology, and ocular inflammatory diseases. Dr. Rosenbaum’s surgical training included performing complex cataract extraction, glaucoma surgery, retinal surgery, placement of retinal implants, cornea surgery as well as glaucoma and retinal laser surgery. Dr. Rosenbaum has been active in ophthalmic research, co-authoring peer review articles, presenting at National Ophthalmology conferences and has been a co-investigator in multiple prospective and experimental research trials.

Dr. Rosenbaum is board eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is an attending ophthalmologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Nassau University Medical Center, where he devotes time to teaching ophthalmologists in training. Dr. Rosenbaum is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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David M. Krumholz, O.D.

Dr David M Krumholz has a Bachelor of Arts in psychobiology from Queens College of CUNY, and received his Doctorate in Optometry from the State University of New York State College of Optometry. He completed his residency training in Philadelphia and returned to the New York area to join the faculty of the College of Optometry where he is now an Associate Professor, teaching future optometrists in both the didactic and clinical programs.

Dr. Krumholz has received numerous research grants and has conducted multiple clinical trials at the State University of New York State College of Optometry. He has authored and co-authored over 70 scientific papers, textbook chapters. He has lectured extensively locally, nationally, and internationally at scientific meetings and in continuing education programs. In 2001 he was awarded the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the Optometric Retina Society. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology with New York Medical College, where he teaches first year ophthalmology residents at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in downtown Manhattan. He has been in private practice with Dr. Jacob Rosenbaum ¬†at Eye Surgeons of NYC for the past 20 years.