Location: New York, New York, United States
Bruce Malcolm Hyman, MD, Ophthalmologist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in eye health.
Growing up, Dr. Hyman had a firsthand account of how respectable and important the field of ophthalmology is. His uncle, who also served as his source of inspiration and mentor, was an ophthalmologist, and conducted his practice in a manner that helped many patients and retained their respect, along with being well-liked. In his own career, Dr. Hyman has modeled his own medical practice in the field in this way, and maintains that one of the best aspects of the job is helping individual patients. For more than five decades, he has been delivering on his word. He prepared for a career in this practice by first earning a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in 1964 and subsequently an MD from New York University in 1968.
Early in his career, Dr. Hyman interned in surgery at the Bronx Municipal Hospital with the Albert Einstein College of Health. In the early 1970s, he fulfilled a residency in ophthalmology at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital with Northwell Health. Since then, he has been involved in a number of practices, providing his medical services in private practice, with the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, with Roosevelt Hospital (now Mount Sinai West) and Le Roy Hospital. He has further utilized his experience as a medical consultant for the Seaplane Pilots Association and the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York. Furthermore, he has been a clinical ophthalmologist at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University since 1981.
Dr. Hyman is also noted for his work with the US Public Health Service Corps from 1969 to 1971. He has maintained professional affiliation with the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the New York County Medical Society. In addition, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Hyman has also contributed to numerous articles and professional journals in the field. His longstanding hard work and dedication in medicine was recognized with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, which he received in 2017.
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