Professional Statement

Lora Glass, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center and an Attending Ophthalmologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist, and completed fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic surgery under the auspices of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Glass has particular clinical expertise in disorders of the eyelids, eyebrows, tear production and drainage systems, and orbital tissues surrounding the eyes in both children and adults. She enjoys working with patients and families to individualize medical and surgical plans that address all functional and cosmetic concerns. Dr. Glass graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harvard College with an A.B. in the Comparative Study of Religion; she was a John Harvard and Harvard College Scholar, and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Her medical degree was awarded at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she pursued additional training in medical ethics, and was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed an internship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and served on the institutional Ethics Committee while there. She then served as a resident and chief resident in ophthalmology at Columbia University. She returned to Harvard to pursue a two-year fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She followed her fellowship with an appointment at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute as an Assistant Professor at Columbia University.






Manhattan-Robert Burch Family Eye Center250 West 64th StreetNew York, NY 10023


  • Other

Areas (3)

  • Eyes
  • Lower Eyelid
  • Upper Eyelid

Procedures (1)

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Other

  • Residency


    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

  • Undergraduate School

    Harvard University

  • Graduate School

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Awards & Recognitions

  • Patients' Choice Award

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