Our Doctors

Alan E. Uliss, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Alan Uliss provides comprehensive eye care to patients at Forest Hills Retinal Diagnostic Center. In practice since 1985, Dr. Uliss is a highly trained and experienced ophthalmologist who strives to provide patients with the highest quality of care for their retinal conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

Dr. Uliss graduated with his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, before completing his internship in Internal Medicine and residency training in Ophthalmology at Montefiore Medical Center. Dedicated to furthering his training, Dr. Uliss also completed a fellowship in Medical Retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital/Institute of Ophthalmology in London, England. He subsequently returned to Montefiore Medical Center as Director of the Retina Service of the Department of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Uliss is also a member of several professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • New York State Ophthalmological Society
  • New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology
  • Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
  • Medical Society of the State of New York/Queens County Medical Society

Dr. Uliss has authored several articles that have been published in industry journals throughout his medical career.

Steven R. Leff, M.D.

Dr. Leff graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed a medical internship at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital and a residency in ophthalmology at Montefiore Medical Center. Thereafter, he completed a two year fellowship in medical and surgical retina at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. He practiced in New Jersey before joining the Forest Hills Retinal Diagnostic Center.

Dr. Leff is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retinal Specialists, and has been a clnical investigator in many retinal research trials. He has published numerous articles in the field of ophthalomogy and retina.

Dr. Steven A. Teich, M.D.

Dr. Teich is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in medical retinal diseases. He received his medical degree from Boston University’s 6-year Liberal Arts-Medical Education Program. He then completed a medical internship at Beth Israel Medical Center, an ophthalmology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship in Medical Retina at Montefiore Hospital. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School ofMedicine and teaches ophthalmology residents at the Mount Sinai Hospital, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai and the Bronx VA Medical Center.

Dr. Teich has authored or co-authored over 40 journal articles and book chapters as well as an ophthalmology atlas. He was the editor of the pharmacology section of a leading ophthalmology textbook and is the co-editor of the Retina/Vitreous section of an ophthalmology journal.

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