Tal Ben Ami, MD

Tal Ben Ami, MD

Medical and Surgical Management of Diseases of the Retina, Vitreous and Macula

Dr. Ben Ami is a board-certified Ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of retina, macular, and vitreous disorders.

He was born in Israel and graduated from the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem. Prior to beginning his ophthalmology training, he devoted a year to studying advanced ophthalmic imaging at NYU Langone Medical Center, where he published multiple papers and presented his research at national meetings. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Brown University and then pursued a 2-year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Ben Ami holds membership in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Medical Association.

He welcomes new and existing patients at the OCLI Vision offices in Richmond Hill, Tribeca, and Brooklyn.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Residency – Brown University College of Medicine, Providence, RI
  • Internship – Mount Sinai St-Luke’s and West Hospitals, New York, NY
  • Medical School – Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Retina Specialists, 2020 – present
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2017 – present
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2014 – present

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Retina Research Foundation/ARVO Foundation for Eye Research Grant
  • Israel AIDS Task Force Scholarship

Our Locations


37 Murray Street
Lower Level
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-243-2300
Map of Our Tribeca Location

Richmond Hill

119-15 Atlantic Avenue
Richmond Hill, NY 11418

Phone: 718-805-0700
Map of Our Richmond Hill Location


279 Wyckoff Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Phone: 718-805-0700
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