Dr. Robert Eden
A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Union College in 1999, Dr. Eden received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in 2002. He completed an internship at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (Boston, MA) and residency at the Nassau University Medical Center (East Meadow, NY) before returning to the Capital District for fellowship training in corneal and refractive surgery at Cornea Consultants of Albany in 2007.
During the subsequent two years, Dr. Eden maintained a busy practice in Queens, NY, where he served on staff at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Caritas Medical Centers and The New Parkway Hospital. He also operated at Laser One (New York, NY) and at the MacKool Eye Institute (Astoria, NY) where he performed cornea, cataract and laser vision correction surgery.
Dr. Eden returns to Albany as a board-certified, fellowship-trained cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialist. His practice focuses on state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases, from dry eye to artificial cornea. He has experience in routine, as well as complex, cataract surgery including placement of the latest intraocular lenses to reduce spectacle dependence, traditional and partial thickness corneal transplantation (DSAEK), and refractive surgery from LASIK to phakic IOL.
Dr. Eden was born and raised in Queens, NY and is fluent in Spanish and Armenian. He returned to the Capital region in August 2009 with his wife and three sons, to join Cornea Consultants of Albany as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Albany Medical College. Dr. Eden was awarded America’s Top Ophthalmologist in 2014 from the Consumers’ Research Council of America. In addition to medicine, he enjoys travel, hiking, skiing, golfing, camping, cooking and home renovations. As Dr. Eden has performed previous medical mission work in Santiago, Dominican Republic, he plans to continue volunteering in underserved regions of the world in the future