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Christine Coward, M.D.

Christine Coward, M.D.

Ophthalmology

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Accepting New Patients

Contact

Appointment (585) 273-3937

Locations

Flaum Eye Institute

500 South Clinton Avenue, Suite 104
Rochester, NY 14620

About Me

Professional Background

Dr. Coward is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute and is part of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Services. She enjoys medically and surgically treating a full range of adult eye conditions and has a special interest in cataract surgery...
Dr. Coward is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute and is part of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Services. She enjoys medically and surgically treating a full range of adult eye conditions and has a special interest in cataract surgery - she is expert in treating cataracts in the presence of glaucoma.

Dr. Coward received her medical education from SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She completed an Ophthalmology Residency at New York Medical College before pursuing a glaucoma fellowship at Southern California Glaucoma Consultants. She is Board Certified and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

Dr. Coward is also passionate about education and health care equity. Not only is she an active participant in the education of ophthalmology residents and medical students, she works with minority high-school aged students to spark their interest in medical and science careers to increase their representation in these important disciplines.

Dr. Coward treats the following conditions and provides the following services among others:

Cataracts
Diabetic Eye Disease
Dry Eye Disease
Eye Injuries
Glaucoma
Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
Ocular Infections
Refractive Error
Premium Lens Implantation with Cataract Surgery

Certified Specialties

Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Ophthalmology, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. 2010 - 2013

Internship, Internal Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center. 2009 - 2010

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