Michael Savetsky

Michael Savetsky, M.D.

Cataract, External Disease and Cornea Specialist

Clinical Specialties

  • Advanced Refractive Cataract Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser Surgery
  • Corneal Disease and Transplantation
  • Corneal Crosslinking
  • Keratoconus, Ectasia
  • Pterygium
  • Advanced Dry Eye Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Glaucoma Diagnosis, Laser and MIGS treatment
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Diagnostics
  • Macular Degeneration Diagnostics

Academic Degrees

  • City University of New York at Queens, B.A., 2003
  • Sackler School of Medicine, M.D., 2007


  • Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY
    Internal Medicine


  • Tulane University Hospital, New Orleans, LA


  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Cornea/External Disease & Refractive Surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 2013

Areas of Interest

  • Refractive Surgery
  • Keratoconus
  • Complex Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal and External Disease
  • Advanced Technology Cornea Transplantation
  • Cornea Collagen Crosslinking
  • Clinical Trials
  • Research

Awards and Honors

  • TIME-2000 Scholarship
  • Honors in Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Golden Key National Honors Society
  • Various Research Awards and Recognitions
  • Key Opinion Leader and Presenter at AAO, ASCRS, ARVO, and Local Ophthalmic Societies


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery Alliance