Dr. Abraham Khalil Sleem MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Abraham Sleem is an ophthalmologist in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NYU Langone Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center University Hospital of Brooklyn. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has been in practice for 8 years. Dr. Sleem accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 52 doctors at NYU Langone Medical Center and one of 8 at SUNY Downstate Medical Center University Hospital of Brooklyn who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Arabic.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Cataract Extraction, Corneal Transplantation, Cornea, Intraocular Lenses, Laser In Situ Keratomileusis, Penetrating Keratoplasty, Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies, Bacterial Eye Infections, Dry Eye Syndromes, Photorefractive Keratectomy, Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Arabic

Education & Medical Training

Albany Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2007–2010

Maimonides Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 2006–2007

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Class of 2006

Albany Medical Center
Chief Residency, Ophthalmology, 2009–2010

Albany Medical College
Fellowship, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, 2010–2011

St. John’s University
Other Training, Chemistry, 1998–2002

Certifications & Licensure

Board Certified in Ophthalmology

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 3 years in Ophthalmology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Chief Resident, 2009

Elected to Graduate Medical Education Council, 2009

Award for Outstanding Service to Fellow Students

Mount Sinai Summer Research Scholarship

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, 2000-2002

Scholastic Excellence Scholarship, 1998-2002

Golden Key Scholarship Award in Chemistry

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a cumulative GPA of 4.0/4.0

Presidential Medal of Excellence conferred on graduation

Publications & Presentations

A. Sleem, S.K. Aggarwal, J.E. Lavelle, A. Dimitri, S.M. Graham

S.M. Graham, S.K. Aggarwal, J.E. Lavelle, A. Dimitri, A. Sleem

A. Dimitri, S.K. Aggarwal, J.E. Lavelle, A. Sleem, S.M. Graham

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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