Current Positions

Founder and Medical Director

Eye Center of New York
30 East 40th Street
Suite 203
New York, NY 10016


Yosi Health Tech
Cloud-based mobile patient check-in and communications platform


New York Intra Ocular Lens Implant Society (NYIOLIS)

Immediate Past President

Founded in 1978, the NY IOL Implant Society is a select group of thought leaders and experts in cataract and refractive surgery.

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

Member of Cataract Clinical Committee

ASCRS is an international, educational society with more than 9,000 members whose mission is to advance the art and science of ophthalmic surgery

American European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (AECOS)

Founding Member

A unique and selective organization “of physicians, ophthalmic industry executives, select venture capitalists and technology entrepreneurs which evaluates new developments in technology, surgical technique, clinical studies and progressive patient care”

Cornea External Disease and Refractive Society (CEDARS)

Founding Member

CEDARS/ASPENS is a “society of anterior segment surgeon educators whose mission is to expand the knowledge of ophthalmic surgery and foster excellence in patient care”

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Member – 20 years

The principle membership organization of ophthalmologists in the US. The AAO’ mission “to advance the lifelong learning and professional interests of ophthalmologists…to ensure that the public can obtain the best eye care.”

The Board certifies ophthalmologists in the United States. It is one of 24 specialty boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties

American College of Surgeons

Member – 15 years

One of the oldest existing (Founded in 1913) surgical societies with rigorous membership requirements and representing all surgical specialties.

The state society is integral in promoting public health education in New York State

Awards and Honors

Best Doctors



Leading Medical Clinics of the World



Patients’ Choice Award



Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award




2011 – 2017

Premier Surgeon – Top 300 in US


Magna Cum Laude

Brown University

Recent Publications

EyeWorld interviews Dr. Tal Raviv about Astigmatism and Cataracts

During the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) annual meeting in LA this year, EyeWorld interviewed Dr. Raviv about his presentation in one of the featured symposiums on ‘astigmatism…

What Footgear do Cataract Surgeons Wear when Operating?

From The May/June Issue of Millennial Eye Dr. Tal Raviv interviewed leading ophthalmic surgeons on what foot wear they use in the operating room.  Since cataract surgeons have to control two…

Dr. Raviv travels to Prague to present at annual European meeting of AECOS (American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery)

Prague was the setting for the 2017 annual European congress of AECOS, where a highly regarded group of international ophthalmic surgeons met to discuss the latest advancements in LASIK and refractive…

Telerefraction – Will telehealth startups disrupt in-office refraction?

Dr. Raviv reviews the startups tackling the century old in office refraction.
Several startups have recently arisen to digitize, and possibly supersede, the 100 year old, in-office phoropter-based refraction. “Which is better? one or two?” may be a phrase of the past if these startups have their way. But accuracy, reproducibility and other regulatory challenges need to be overcome.

Cosmetic Iris Implant Complications

Wendy Lee, MD interviews Tal Raviv MD, FACS about the dangers of cosmetic iris implants. Tal Raviv, MD, discusses complications of unapproved cosmetic iris implants such as Bright Ocular. Dr.…

Femtosecond Laser for Complex Cataracts – When to use it and when not to.

Below is an excerpt from Dr. Raviv’s published article in the February edition of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today about laser cataract surgery for complex cataracts. Femtosecond lasers for cataract…