Peter Condax, M.D.
Peter Condax M.D. founded Retina Specialists of New York in 2002 to provide state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment of diseases affecting the retina, vitreous, and macula. He began his practice in Manhattan and the practice has since flourished with offices opening in Astoria in 2004 and Flushing in 2006.
Dr. Condax attended Medical School at the New York University School of Medicine after completing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He went on to complete an internship at St Vincent’s Medical Center of New York, New York Medical College. From there, he completed his ophthalmology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center. He continued on to a 2 year Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Hospital.
Dr. Condax is an Associate Adjunct Surgeon at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Assistant Attending Surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he holds a teaching position in the Retina Clinic. He has trained many medical students to become ophthalmologists throughout the country and has been recognized as "Teacher of the Year" for his efforts. Dr. Condax previously served as faculty at both the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He has been involved in numerous research activities and has been a recipient of a National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Training Award.
He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the New York State Ophthalmologic Society, New York Medical Society and Hellenic Medical Society.
Dr. Condax is fluent in Greek, Spanish, and Italian.
George Condax, M.D.
Dr. George Condax is one of the original founders of Retina Specialists of New York and currently sees patients at all of our four office locations.
He provides compassionate retinal care individualized for each patient's case. Dr. Condax’s expertise is in diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, complicated retinal detachments, vitrectomy surgery, macular hole surgery, eye trauma and all inflammatory and infectious disorders involving the retina. His research interest has been in macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Condax completed his medical internship and ophthalmology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center in New York. He completed his Retina Fellowship training at West Virginia University. He received his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass.
He is currently an Associate Surgeon at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary which is the main hospital where he performs his retinal surgeries. His academic career includes an appointment as clinical faculty with the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He also maintains surgical privileges at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Retina Ambulatory Surgery Center in Manhattan, Island Eye Surgery Center and the Mackool Surgery Center.
Dr. Condax's past academic appointments include having served as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV and director of surgical Retina service at Jacobi Medical Center in New York City.
He is a member in good standing of many professional societies such as American Academy of Ophthalmology, New York State Ophthalmologic Society and Hellenic Medical Society of New York.
He is licensed to practice in New York, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
When not taking care of patients George enjoys spending time with his wife Michelle and his 3 young children.
Roula ~ Certified Medical Assistant, Director of Retinal Imaging
Roula has been with RSNY since 2006 and is a highly skilled certified medical assistant with specialization in retinal imaging including fundus photography, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and digital angiography/videography. She is a National Health Association certified Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy and EKG technician and also holds a degree in Occupational Studies. She also assists the doctor with his office surgeries and laser treatments. She is indispensible to the practice and her patients appreciate her efficient care and warm smile. She is fluent in Greek and medical Spanish.
Marizol ~ Certified Medical Assistant-Front Desk
Marizol is the newest member of the RSNY team, coming on board in 2010. She is a Certified Medical Assistant and is instrumental in welcoming patients to our practice. She staffs the front desk and prepares the patients before they get examined by the doctor. She also assists the doctor with performing surgical/laser procedures. Marizol hails from Colombia and is fluent in Spanish and is currently learning Greek. Patients love her calm demeanor and genuine concern.
Elizabeth ~ Practice Administrator
Elizabeth has been with RSNY since 2008. The medical field represents a career change for her, having been trained as a geologist and formerly in the teaching profession. She handles all contracting and credentialing responsibilities for the practice and when she is not busy seeking the most efficient use of the practice's resources, she can be found being a mom to her two beautiful daughters.
Maria ~ Surgical Coordinator, Billing, Front Desk Supervisor
Maria has been with the practice the longest, joining in 2004. She has a degree in hotel management and experience in medical billing. She oversees the billing and collections operations of the practice. She is the surgical coordinator and manages patient issues such as authorizations and clearances. Additionally, she staffs the front desk in the Astoria office and welcomes patients with a warm smile. A rewarding aspect of her job is getting qualified patients matched with Copay Assistance Foundations which provide patients with financial assistance in paying for costly medications.
Lia - Financial and Legal Operations Manager
Lia is in charge of overseeing the day-to-day operations of the practice. A medical doctor in her own right, she also manages the finances and legal aspects for the practice.