Dr. Paul Krawitz is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of The University of Michigan, and received his medical degree in 1985. He is a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
Dr. Krawitz trained in Internal Medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York. He completed his Ophthalmology training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, and later was selected as Chief Resident of that program. He completed an additional year of sub-specialization in Glaucoma at Mount Sinai under the direction of Steven Podos and Carl Camras, both recognized as world leaders in that field.
Dr. Krawitz holds the academic position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in Manhattan. He is a frequent lecturer at professional ophthalmic meetings regarding his highly successful surgical techniques for cataracts, glaucoma and specialty intraocular lenses. In his position as President and C.E.O. of Vitamin Science, Inc.., Dr. Krawitz holds several patents and trademarks for nutritional supplements that treat eye disease.
He has practiced in Huntington since 1993. In that time, he has become one of the New York Metropolitan area’s most highly sought and experienced eye surgeons. Dr. Krawitz performs over 1000 ophthalmic procedures annually, including technologically advanced cataract surgery and glaucoma therapy, and treatment of both macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is an active member of the Long Island Ophthalmologic Society, The Suffolk Academy of Medicine, and the American Medical Association.