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Dr. NIRUPA CUTTLER , MD

Hospital : NJ EYE AND EAR

About : Dr. Nirupa C. Cuttler is a comprehensive board certified ophthalmologist who provides a wide array of ophthalmic care. She was raised in Central New Jersey and stayed in NJ for her undergraduate and medical training. She graduated from Rutgers- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as part of the 7-year Accelerated BA/MD program. She then went to Royal Oak, Michigan to complete her internship year and ophthalmology residency at William Beaumont Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident during her last year. She has moved back to New Jersey and lives with her husband in Jersey City. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She is proficient in Spanish and fluent in Tamil (South Indian language).

Experience : DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Language : Spanish

Dr. JAMES KIRSZROT , MD

Hospital : NJ EYE AND EAR

About : James Kirszrot, M.D. is an oculoplastic surgeon consultant for NJ Eye and Ear. His areas of expertise involve medical and surgical treatment of conditions affecting the eyelids, the lacrimal (tear duct) system, and the orbit (eye socket). These include eyelid malpositions, ptosis (lid droop), tearing, ectropion/entropion, and growths and skin cancers around the eye. Dr. Kirszrot also specializes in cosmetic eyelid surgery and has extensive experience performing blepharoplasty surgery (“eyelid lifts“), midface lifts, surgery to remove “lower lid bags”, as well as using Botox and fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm to treat facial wrinkles and restore a natural, more youthful appearance. Dr. Kirszrot completed his undergraduate training at Cornell University and received his M.D. degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After completing his residency in ophthalmology at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center, he moved to Boston to undergo a two-year highly specialized fellowship in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Harvard Medical School. Subsequently, he remained at Harvard as a clinical instructor, teaching residents and medical students surgical techniques of oculofacial surgery. Recently, Dr. Kirszrot returned to his hometown of New York City. Dr. Kirszrot has authored numerous journal publications and textbook chapters related to the field of oculofacial surgery. In addition, he has lectured on this topic at national meetings. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and currently serves as the Director of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York City. He is also an associate adjunct surgeon at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. During his free time, he enjoys skiing, SCUBA diving and spending time with his wife Emily and sons David and Benjamin.

Experience : DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Language : English

Dr. DANIEL CHECHIK , MD

Hospital : NJ EYE AND EAR

About : Dr. Chechik is a board certified ophthalmologist, specializing in retina care and treatment. He earned his doctorate in 1997 at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. Dr. Chechik gave back to his community through teaching at SUNY Downstate Health Science Center and Lebanon Hospital where he was an assistant professor. Dr. Chechik completed his residency in 2001 and continued on to complete a fellowship in surgical and medical disorders of the retina and vitreous. He is also fluent in three languages: Russian, Spanish, and Italian and was born in Russia.

Experience : DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Language : English, Russian

Dr. NAHNDI BUSH , MD

Hospital : NJ EYE AND EAR

About : Dr. Bush has devoted more than 18 years to the practice of comprehensive Ophthalmology and glaucoma in Northern New Jersey. A graduate of Princeton University, she earned her MD from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Following internship at Hackensack University Medical Center, Dr. Bush completed her Ophthalmology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York then stayed on as Chief Resident, completing a glaucoma fellowship. She serves as a voluntary attending at University Hospital in Newark, where she was recently honored with the 15 year Service Award. Dr. Bush is a diplomate of The American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and The American Glaucoma Society. Dr. Bush is passionately devoted to the education of her patients on the care of their eyes as part of a holistic approach. In addition to utilizing the most current surgical and laser treatments when needed, including advanced technology IOLs (intraocular lens implants) for cataract surgery and MIGS (Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery), she believes the best care also involves attention to nutrition, and physical and emotional fitness, while building a trusting partnership between physician and patient. Dr. Bush also does public speaking on health and wellness. She is a wife and active mother of three, and resides in Bergen County.

Experience : DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Language : English, French, Spanish

Dr. TAL KAZAM , MD

Hospital : NJ EYE AND EAR

About : Dr. Tal Kazam is a board certified comprehensive ophthalmologist providing a wide spectrum of eye care. She completed her medical education at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2005, where she was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She then went on to complete her ophthalmology residency at the renowned New York University and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. Before joining NJ Eye and Ear, Dr. Kazam was in private practice in New York City for 9 years. Dr. Kazam is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is licensed to practice medicine in both New York and New Jersey.

Experience : DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Language : English, Spanish

Dr. GAUTAM KAMTHAN , MD

Hospital : NJ EYE AND EAR

About : Gautam Kamthan, M.D. is a Board Certified medical and surgical comprehensive Ophthalmologist in New Jersey and New York and has been in practice for nearly 10 years. In addition to laser and refractive cataract surgery, he has a particular interest and expertise in high risk cataracts, the repair of complications from cataract surgery and reconstruction of the front of the eye. Dr. Kamthan graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with honors and completed his residency there as well. He now serves as an Assistant Professor at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he is involved in surgical teaching and training of residents. He treats veterans at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center in New York City, and has an affiliation with Holy Name Medical Center in New Jersey. He also collaborates with other doctors and specialists in medical groups from New Jersey and New York. Dr. Kamthan maintains faculty positions at: Assistant Clinical Professor – Ophthalmology Residency Program Department of Ophthalmology Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY Attending Physician for the Veteran’s Health Association Department of Ophthalmology James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY Attending Physician for Elmhurst Hospital Center Department of Ophthalmology Elmhurst Hospital Center, Queens, NY

Experience : DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Language : Hindi, English, Spanish

Dr. AVNI BADAMI , MD

Hospital : NJ EYE AND EAR

About : Dr. Badami graduated from Pennsylvania State University and then earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. After graduating from medical school, she completed her ophthalmology residency at Boston Medical Center. During her training she was awarded the resident research award and served as Chief Resident during her final year. She then went on to complete a glaucoma fellowship at the prestigious Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania where she was awarded the Fellow Excellence in Teaching Award for her dedication to teaching residents. Her areas of expertise include general ophthalmology with a sub-specialty focus on adult glaucoma including the diagnosis, medical, and surgical treatment of glaucoma. She performs various laser procedures, cataract surgery, and glaucoma surgery.

Experience : DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Language : English, Spanish