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Dr. Matthew Weinstein




Born and raised in northern New York, Dr. Matthew Weinstein is excited about the opportunity to provide medical and surgical eye care to the community that he has always loved.  He completed his undergraduate education at the University at Buffalo with a major in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Pharmacology.  Then he decided to pursue medical training and graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. He went on to finish a residency in Ophthalmology at NOVA Southeastern University in Florida.  Subsequently, he completed a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.  

Dr. Weinstein will be providing comprehensive eye care, as well as having subspecialty training both in medical and surgical treatment of cornea disorders: such as keratoconus, dry eye disease, and corneal transplantation, laser refractive surgery, and laser assisted cataract surgery. Dr. Weinstein has staff privileges at Samaritan Medical Center and River Hospital in Alexandria Bay, NY.  He is currently accepting new patients.


Samaritan Medical Center, 830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

River Hospital, 4 Fuller Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607


Patient services include the assessment, diagnosis and management of:   

  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Ocular Surface Diseases
  • Refractive Surgery / Lasik / PRK
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetes
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Tears and Holes