Dr. Ernest William Kornmehl MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Ernest Kornmehl is an ophthalmologist in Brookline, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Kornmehl accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 32 doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and one of 24 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1985–1988

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Fellowship, Heed Fellow Cornea/Refractive Surgery, 1988–1990

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 25 years in Ophthalmology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

FDA approves help for aging eyes. Conductive keratoplasty may improve vision for people older than 40 who need reading glasses to see "the fine print".
Kornmehl, E.W.

LASIK-induced optic neuropathy.
Kornmehl, E.W., Maloney, R.K.

Intraocular injection of lidocaine.
Lincoff, H., Zweifach, P., Brodie, S., Fuchs, W., Gross, S., Kornmehl, E., Krauss, M., Iwamoto, T., Jakobiec, F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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