Anton Orlin, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Physician at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Orlin is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery; a specialty requiring two years of additional training after ophthalmology residency focusing solely on diagnosing and managing diseases of the vitreous and retina. He completed his two year Vitreoretinal fellowship training at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Orlin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Rochester in New York. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed his residency training at the Scheie Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. During his residency, Dr. Orlin was one of four residents nationwide picked to present his retinal research at the annual AUPO (Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology) meeting. He serves as a scientific reviewer to several major journals and has participated as a co-investigator in numerous clinical trials and laboratory investigations. Although Dr. Orlin has remained actively involved in medical research and education, his primary focus is to provide compassionate and excellent clinical and surgical care to his patients.
His clinical interests focus on diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous including macular surgery, epiretinal membrane peeling and macular hole surgery, retinal detachment, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, infectious retinitis and uveitis, ocular tumors, ocular trauma, pediatric retinal disease including retinopathy of prematurity