With his experience of more than 50,000 successful LASIK vision correction procedures, Dr. Niksarli is widely recognized as one of the most experienced authorities on LASIK. He is the medical director of Manhattan LASIK Center, a leading-edge eye care facility founded by him some 15 years ago, exclusively dedicated to LASIK, LASEK and all forms of laser vision correction. Over the course of his prolific career, Dr. Niksarli has remained at the forefront of the latest advancements in laser vision correction. He actively participates in research, as well lecturing and training of other LASIK surgeons. His extensive background in medicine, engineering and computer science has helped him become extremely proficient in vision correction technologies and surgical lasers. Dr. Niksarli's expert opinion and surgical management of difficult cases are frequently sought after by his colleagues.
In recognition of his impressive credentials, extra-ordinary surgical skills and excellent patient care, Dr. Niksarli has been listed as one of “America's Top Ophthalmologists.” He has also been awarded the prestigious VISX Star Award, granted to fewer than 5 percent of LASIK providers in the United States.
Dr. Niksarli obtained his impressive training at several world-renowned academic institutions. He completed his undergraduate studies at the prestigious Columbia University and his medical degree at Cornell University Medical School. After serving his medical internship, Dr. Niksarli was invited to join the eye surgery residency program at Lenox Hill Hospital, where he excelled in his field and was appointed Chief Resident. He then went on to receive further course in Ophthalmology at Harvard University. Subsequently he continued with his fellowship training jointly at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and Cornell University/New York Hospital Medical Center. As a nationally recognized authority on LASIK vision correction surgery, Dr. Niksarli currently serves as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at several New York City medical institutions, including Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital and New York University Medical Center. He is highly regarded for his success as the founder and medical director of Manhattan Lasik Center, a leading-edge vision correction practice that has been providing outstanding patient care for some 15 years.
Dr. Niksarli is certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a Diplomate of both the National Board of Ophthalmology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is a member of several prestigious professional organizations, including American Academy of Ophthalmology, International Society of Refractive Surgery, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and New York State Ophthalmological Society.