Jonathan Jonisch, MD


Dr. Jonisch is board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the retina, macula, and vitreous and is a partner at Long Island and Queens Vitreoretinal Consultants. He graduated with honors from Albert Einstein School of Medicine where his interest in eye care began. He went on to complete an internship in internal medicine at Winthrop University hospital. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at North Shore- Long Island Jewish health system. Following his residency he underwent specialized fellowship training in medical and surgical diseases of retina and vitreous at the prestigious Barnes Retina Institute at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Jonisch is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine where he teaches medical school students and ophthalmology residents and he serves on the Faculty Council of the medical school. He is on the board of managers of the Northwell Health Accountable Care Organization, is a board member of the Garden City SurgiCenter, and is a Long Island Ophthalmology Society Council Member.

Dr. Jonisch’s practice is focused on medical and surgical diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous with an interest in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, macular hole, macular pucker, uveitis, as well as complications of cataract surgery.

Dr. Jonisch lectures at national and international meetings and has published numerous papers in peer reviewed medical journals as well as writing a book chapter on macular degeneration. He is on the education committee of the American society of Retina Specialists.

Dr. Jonisch sees patients at the Great Neck, Hauppauge and Elmhurst offices.