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Dr. Abraham Khalil Sleem has the following specialty
Dr. Abraham Khalil Sleem has the following 15 areas of expertise
- Lasik Surgery
- Laser Surgery
- Laser Eye Surgery (Photorefractive Keratectomy)
- Macular Degeneration
- Corneal Diseases
- Vision Issues
- Eye Pain
- Corneal Transplantation
- Eye Exam
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Laser Medicine & Surgery
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2014, 2013)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2018)
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
16 Years Experience
Graduated in 2006
Dr. Abraham Khalil Sleem Accepts the Following Insurance
More about Dr. Abraham Khalil Sleem
Dr. Abraham Sleem attended St. John's University with a dual major in Chemistry and Computer Science and graduated a 4.0 GPA at the top of his class in 2002 whence he was awarded with a medal of excellence on graduation. During that time he participated in research to advance the understanding of second messenger systems, including those involved with diseases such as diabetes. After obtaining his B.S., he attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where he also participated in research with Janet Serle, MD and developed computer programs that aided in the study of earlier detection of glaucoma using newly advanced technologies. Dr. Sleem completed his residency in Albany Medical Center where he was distinguished as the Chief Resident for his graduating year. During that time Dr. Sleem participated in research with Michael Belin, MD concerning earlier detection of Keratoconus and patients at risk for post-LASIK ectasia, a dreaded complication of LASIK surgery. He developed a further interest in corneal disease and transplant surgery and stayed in Albany for an additional year of Fellowship with Robert Schultze, MD and Robert Eden, MD where he trained in advanced anterior segment surgery including full and partial thickness corneal transplants, advanced and complicated cataract surgery and ocular anterior segment tumors. Today Dr. Abraham Sleem is an attending with the NYU family of hospitals where he is a clinical instructor and the Chief of Woodhull Hospital Ophthalmology Clinic where he is responsible for supervising the NYU Ophthalmology residents and teaching cataract surgery. In addition to his hospital duties, Dr. Sleem also recently started a private practice in his hometown neighborhood of Bay Ridge Brooklyn.