Ira S. Solomon, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Ira S. Solomon, M.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and laser treatment of glaucoma. He pursued his premedical and medical training in the accelerated five-year Pennsylvania State University-Jefferson Medical College Program. Upon graduating in 1982, Dr. Solomon was awarded the Carroll R. Mullen Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology from Wills Eye Hospital. He subsequently performed his Internal Medicine Internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and his Ophthalmology Residency at the Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Solomon subsequently pursued Glaucoma Fellowship training at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has co-authored major textbook chapters featuring glaucoma laser therapy procedures. He is listed in America’s Top Doctors and his memberships include the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the New York Glaucoma Society. Dr. Solomon is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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Dr. Sherry Solomon

Sherry K. Solomon, M.D.

Sherry K. Solomon, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in medical retina. Her expertise spans the treatment of diseases including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, as well as hereditary diseases of the retina. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1982. Upon graduation from The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1986, she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Subsequently, she performed her Internal Medicine Internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and her Ophthalmology Residency at the Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she served as chief resident.

Dr. Solomon subsequently pursued Retina Fellowship training at New York University. She has co-authored several articles and was previously involved with resident training. She is listed in America’s Top Doctors as well as Westchester’s Top 100 Doctors.  She is a member of The American Academy of Ophthalmology and consulting staff at several local Westchester hospitals.

Megan Ridley-Lane, M.D.

Megan Ridley-Lane, M.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist in Scarsdale, New York specializing in medical and surgical diseases of the retina. Dr. Ridley-Lane received her doctorate in medicine from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and completed her ophthalmology residency at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York, where she also served as chief resident. She completed her vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Ridley-Lane specializes in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, and other diseases of the retina and vitreous. Dr. Ridley-Lane is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, and American Medical Association.
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Dr. Michael Newton

Michael Newton, M.D.

Michael Newton, M.D., graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania. His medical training at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston was followed by an ophthalmology residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and a fellowship in corneal surgery and external eye disease in Los Angeles. In mid-career Dr. Newton earned the Liberal Studies Master’s Degree in Medical Ethics at the City University of New York, after which he served on the Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Ethics Committee. His contributions to the medical ethics literature include the book, Without Your Consent: The Hijacking of American Health Care.

Other service positions include multiple terms on the Medical Advisory Board of the Eye Bank for Sight Restoration and on the Board of the New York State Ophthalmologic Society.

Dr. Newton is Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, and has admitting privileges at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  He has been listed in New York Magazine Best Doctors issues, New York Super Doctors, and annually in the Castle-Connolly guide to New York’s Top Doctors.

Dr. Newton offers routine eye exams and comprehensive eye care, including the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma.  His areas of special interest include eye infections, dry eye, contact lens complications, recurrent erosions, herpetic eye disease, inflammatory and allergic issues, and ocular problems related to general medical conditions.

Dr. Newton and his wife live in Westchester. They have two adult children.

Nitasha Gupta, M.D.

Nitasha, Gupta, M.D. is a board-certified and fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist and cataract surgeon. Dr. Gupta practices general ophthalmology including the medical and surgical management of routine and complex cataracts. She also provides a subspecialty focus for glaucoma patients focusing on in-office laser treatments and minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries, including stents. Dr. Gupta received her Bachelor's and Medical Degrees from Northwestern University. She then completed her medical internship and ophthalmology residency at the University of Chicago. In her final year of residency, she was honored to serve as Chief Resident and was recognized by the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science for her excellence in patient care. She then pursued a fellowship in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She has participated in various research activities and has presented her work at local, regional and national conferences.
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James Murphy, M.D.

Dr. James Murphy is a fellowship-trained glaucoma and anterior segment specialist, with a particular interest in minimally-invasive glaucoma surgeries, glaucoma laser procedures, and refractive and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Dr. Murphy has experience with the latest intraocular lens implant technology used in cataract surgery as well as advanced techniques in complex cataract cases. Dr. Murphy received his undergraduate degree from The University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated with honors from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology at The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Murphy subsequently performed his fellowship in glaucoma and anterior segment surgery at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute of the Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Medical Center. He presently remains committed to establishing sustainable programs to address worldwide access to surgical and medical services as it relates to eye health and preventable blindness.