Mark Tannenbaum, M.D.

A native of Brighton Beach (Dr. Tannenbaum’s mother still lives in neighboring Warbasse Houses), Dr. Mark H. Tannenbaum graduated 1st in his class from Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University (Summa Cum Laude).  He then earned his M.D. at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Brookdale Hospital, he completed an Ophthalmology Residency at the Bronx Lebanon Medical Center (affiliated with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine) followed by a fellowship specializing in Glaucoma at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he trained with the outstanding clinician and researcher Dr. Carl B. Camras, the principal investigator responsible for the development and introduction of the Xalatan eye medication.

With over 20 years of clinical experience as a Physician and as an Ophthalmologist, Dr. Tannenbaum is committed to providing caring and comprehensive patient care.  Since 2001, Dr. Tannenbaum has served as an Associate Adjunct Surgeon and Attending Ophthalmologist at the General Eye and Glaucoma Clinics at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Hospital of The Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center. In addition to this distinction, Dr. Tannenbaum has regularly treated patients at the JOFE Eye Institute since 2003.

A careful examiner and diagnostician, Dr. Tannenbaum specializes both in medical glaucoma evaluation and treatment, as well as in General Ophthalmology, Red Eye, Blepharitis, Dry Eye, Conjunctivitis, and Eye Trauma. In addition to providing expert-level care, Dr. Tannenbaum makes the effort to acquaint himself with the most common languages of our patients, and is fluent in Hebrew and Yiddish.