Dr. Laroche Glaucoma Specialist Bio
Dr. Daniel Laroche is a glaucoma specialist in New York, Director of Glaucoma Services and President of Advanced Eyecare of New York. He is affiliated with the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York University, and Island Eye Surgical Center. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Laroche is a nationally recognized ophthalmologist as the former Chair of the Ophthalmology Section for the National Medical Association. Dr. Laroche has taken care of thousands of patients from New York, and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Dr. Laroche has performed thousand of glaucoma surgeries using the latest techniques and helped broaden many young surgeons understanding of the latest in the medical, laser and surgical treatments of glaucoma. Dr. Laroche is an expert in interventional glaucoma including trabeculectomy and glaucoma tube shunt surgery. He is a microincisional glaucoma surgery (MIGS) innovator and instructor, and offers patients the Hydrus StentKahook Dual Blade Goniotomy, , G6 micropulse laser.. He is the innovator of the Intrascleral Ciliary Sulcus Suprachoroidal Microtube Technique to lower intraocular pressure with improved safety. This vast experience gives Dr. Laroche the very unique ability to customize the most appropriate therapies, both medical and surgical, to the glaucoma patients that he serves. He is able to identify patients at high risk of developing glaucoma and prevent it with early cataract surgery and microinvasive glaucoma surgery when needed. He has been voted one of the top doctors in New York several years in a row and one of top Doctors in America. He is an exceptional glaucoma specialist and who possesses the best traits one would want in a medical doctor. He and his staff are always available whenever you have a concern. His entire staff is professional, courtesy and very competent. Because of his excellent reputation there is occasionally a wait to get a routine appointment but he and his staff always responds to phone calls and his staff will always get you in if you think your intraocular pressure is high with same day visits. He approaches his patients with care and respect, listening intently and asking questions to ensure that he fully understands their needs, and fully explains his course of treatment to encourage a positive experience.
Dr. Laroche received his bachelor’s degree from New York University and medical doctorate with honors in research from Weil Cornell University Medical College. He underwent a medical internship at Montefiore Hospital and completed his Ophthalmology residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington DC where he was the chief resident in his 3rd year. Dr. Laroche subsequently completed his glaucoma fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary with Glaucoma Associates of New York with Robert Ritch MD and Jeffrey Liebmann MD and David Greenfield MD.
Dr. Laroche is board certified and a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Glaucoma Society and New York Glaucoma Society. Dr. Laroche is the past, Director of the Glaucoma section of the National Medical Association Ophthalmology Section and past Chair of the Ophthalmology Section. Dr Laroche has also written many articles and lectured on glaucoma, teaching other physicians and participated in symposiums throughout the United States, and the world including the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa. Dr. Laroche is also the President Emeritus of the Empire State Medical Association, the New York State affiliate of the National Medical Association and has been an advocate for health care excellence, equality, justice, and diversification of the healthcare workforce. He has also received the Secretariat Award from the American Academy Of Ophthalmology, awards from the City Council of New York for Outstanding contributions to New York City, Aesclepius Medical Society Outstanding Leadership, Network Journal, among many others. Dr. Laroche is a supporter of the Glaucoma Foundation, New York and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, New York. Dr. Laroche has also volunteered on several medical missions to Haiti and Jamaica, West Indies, Ethiopia, Africa. His offices are conveniently located in Southeast Queens (718-217-0424) and Uptown, Manhattan (212-663-0473) in New York City around the corner from the World famous Sylvia’s restaurant. He can be reached by email at email@example.com.