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Ophthalmologist Bronx | Dr. Richard Dankner, M.D.Dr. Dankner has practiced Ophthalmology in Manhattan and the Bronx for over thirty years. He has performed over twenty thousand surgical procedures. An innovator, Dr. Dankner was a pioneer in no stitch clear cornea topical cataract surgery, and was one of the first ophthalmologists to use lasers in his office for the treatment of glaucoma and diabetes.

Dr. Dankner is a well known for his philanthropic contributions to the community. Throughout his career, he has provided care and treatment to financially underprivileged individuals in Harlem and the South Bronx.


  • Bachelor of Science, Queens College, 1963
  • Doctor of Medicine, Upstate Medical School, SUNY at Syracuse, 1967
  • Internship, Montefiore Hospital 1967-1968
  • Residency in Ophthalmology, Chief Resident, Bellevue Hospital 1970-1973


  • Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Excimer Laser Certification for Refractive Surgery
    including Myopia, Hyperopia, Astigmatism
  • Certification, Advanced Surgical Techniques for Treatment of Glaucoma
  • Certification, Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL)
  • Certification, BOTOX® and Collagen Fillers


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Bronx County Medical Society
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons


  • New York Westchester Square Medical Center,
    Chairman of Ophthalmology, 1980-Present
  • Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital, Attending Physician, 1975-Present
  • Dankner Eye Associates, Medical and Surgical Director, 1975-Present
  • SurgiCare Ambulatory Surgery Center, Director of Ophthalmology, 2001-Present


Born and raised in Queens, New York, Dr. Dankner now makes his home in Long Island with his wife of thirty years, Karen, and their two children, Robert and Stacey. Dr. Dankner served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. His personal interests including skiing, snorkeling and traveling. Dr. Dankner has just returned from attending the World Ophthalmology Congress in Hong Kong, China.

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