Shani S Reich, M.D.
Shani S Reich, M.D.

Shani S Reich MD is a fellowship trained Ophthalmologist. Dr Reich is fluent in Spanish and Hebrew. She was awarded a Justice Brandeis Scholarship, the highest level scholarship given, to attend Brandeis University. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Neuroscience, Biology and Philosophy. While in attendance, Dr Reich was elected captain of the varsity tennis team her junior and senior year and was elected President of the Student Athlete Association.

She attended Rush Medical College, where she conducted research in ocular oncology that she presented at the International Society for Eye Research. She subsequently completed her intern year in Internal Medicine in Lenox Hill Hospital. She went on to complete her ophthalmology residency training at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York where she was also elected to the position of Chief Resident in her final year. Dr Reich conducted numerous research projects during her residency that led to presentations at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and she was awarded the Best Resident Research Project Award.

After her residency, she continued her training in a Glaucoma fellowship with world renowned glaucoma specialist Dr Janet Serle MD at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. During her fellowship, she trained in the surgical management of glaucoma including traditional glaucoma surgery and micro invasive glaucoma surgery. She has published and co-authored scientific papers presented at the American Glaucoma Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery as well as the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. She is also lead author on a chapter in the new ophthalmology surgery text book entitled “Operative Dictations in Ophthalmology.” Her areas of specialty include medical and surgical management of glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr Reich is deeply committed to providing the best care and achieving excellent vision for her patients



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  • 2007-2011 MD, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 
  • 2002-2006 BS/BA, Neuroscience/Biology/Philosophy, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA   


  • 2015-2016 - Fellowship, Glaucoma; Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai Hospital  Proficient in traditional glaucoma surgery and MIGS including iStent, Goniotomy with Kahook    Dual Blade, Cypass, and Xen 
  • 2012-2015 - Residency, Ophthalmology;​ ​Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center​/​Albert Einstein College of Medicine,   Chief Resident 2014-2015 
  • 2011-2012 - Internship, Internal Medicine;​ ​Lenox Hill Hospital Center     


Native in Spanish, fluent in Hebrew     


  • American Glaucoma Society, provisional member 
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, active fellow 
  • New York Academy of Medicine, associate member 
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, active member   


  • 2013 -​ ​Best Resident Research Project     Bronx Lebanon Ophthalmology Department 5​th​ Annual Residents’  Research Symposium 
  • 2013 - Honorable mention                          NYSOS/GNYOCLS​ Clinical Grand Rounds Contest   
  • 2002-2006  - Justice Brandeis Scholar                Brandeis University   


  • 2013-2015     Co-Chairperson​, ​Foundation for Fighting Blindness, Young Professional Division   


  • Reich S,​ Null R C, Timoney PJ, Sokol JA. Trends in Orbital Decompression Techniques of Surveyed ASOPRS  Members. ​Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2016​ November/December, 434-437(4)   
  • Droll L, ​Reich S​, Johnson B.​ ​Frontal Sinus Mucocele Diagnosed by Fundus Examination and B-Mode  Ultrasonography.​ ​JAMA Ophthalmology. 2015;133(8):e151159   
  • Reich​ ​S,​ Chaturvedi V, Cohen J, MacCumber M. Ophthalmic Images. Imaging of a pigmented free floating  vitreous cyst. ​Archives of Ophthalmology.​ ​2011 September; 129(9):1222-1222​.   
  • Shirts BH, Kim JJ, ​Reich S​, ​Dickerson FB, Yolken RH, Devlin B, Nimgaonkar VL. Polymorphisms in MICB are  associated with human herpes virus seropositivity and schizophrenia risk. ​Schizophrenia Research. 2007 Aug; 94(1-3):  342-353. PMID: 17561376.   


  • Reich, S​., Serle, J.B.:  Procedure:  Trabeculotomy and Examination under Anesthesia. Operative Dictations in  Ophthalmology, Springer Publishing, New York, NY, In press, 2016   
  • Serle, J.B., ​Reich, S.:​  Procedure:  Exam under Anesthesia and Goniotomy. Operative Dictations in  Ophthalmology, Springer Publishing, New York, NY, In press, 2016 


  • Schell C, ​Reich S​, Ellant J, Thomas S, Moriarty E, Simpson E, Kremer F, Serle JB (2018, April)  Imaging Techniques for Trabecular Microbypass Stent (TMS)-​ ​ARVO Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii.   
  • Reich S​, Ellant J, Kremer F, Simpson E, Serle J (2017, March) Imaging of iStent Placement Using UBM and  AS-OCT” Poster presentation- AGS Annual Meeting San Diego, California   
  • Pullutipadath Sasikumar, V, ​Reich S​, Pillai M, Kanathia A, Priya A, Prathiba S, Serle J (2016, May) “Comparison of  Intraoperative Injection of Mitomycin (MMC) Versus Conventional Sponge-applied MMC During Double Site  Phaco-trabeculectomy” Poster presentation- ARVO Annual Meeting Seattle, Washington 
  • Reich S​, Walter S, Levine J (2014, May) “​Health Literacy and Our Diabetic Patients-Does It Matter?​”​ ​ Poster  presentation-​ ​ARVO Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida   
  • Rome J,​ Reich S​, Brodbaker E, Rosenbaum PS, Levine J, Nataneli N (2014, May) “Effect of Pan Retinal  Photocoagulation on Anterior Chamber Depth and Volume: A Model for Evaluation of Choroidal Microeffusion”  Poster presentation-​ ​ARVO Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida
  • Reich S​,​ Manns J, Droll L, Rome J, Zelefsky J, (2013, May) “​Impact of Educational Intervention on Compliance  with Topical Therapy for Glaucoma​.”​ Poster presentation-​ ​ARVO Annual Meeting  Seattle, Washington 
  • Garg, S, ​Reich S ,​ Gielda B, Dilman B, Bernard D, Cohen J, Herskovic A, (October 2011​) “Prognostic Factors in  Patients with Choroidal Melanoma Treated with Iodine 125 Brachytherapy.” Poster presented at ​American Society  for Radiation Oncology 53​rd​ annual meeting, Miami Beach, Fl.
  • Reich​, S, Dilman, B, Cohen J,​ ​(July 2010)​ “​Choroidal Melanoma Treated with Iodine 125 Brachytherapy: Risk of  Refractory Disease.”​ Poster presented at:​ ​International Society for Eye Research (ISER) XIX Biennial Meeting,  Montreal, Canada 
  • Reich S​, Hoosien G, Ramsay S, Dinh C, Chen S, Eshraghi A, Van De Water T, (2009, April). “Immediate and  delayed treatment of Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha Challenged Organ of Corti Explants with a c-Jun N-Terminal  Kinase (JNK) Inhibitor II (SP600125) Provides Varying Protection of Auditory Hair Cells.” Poster presented at:  Rush University Medical Center Research Forum; Chicago, IL. 
  • Hoosien G, Ramsay S, ​Reich S​, Dinh C, Chen S, Eshraghi A, Balkany T, Van De Water T, (2009, February).  “Delayed Treatment of TNF-Alpha Challenged Organ of Corti Explants with c-Jun N-Terminal Kinase Inhibitor II  (SP600125) Protects Auditory Hair Cells.” Poster presented at: Association for Research in Otolaryngology  Midwinter Research Meeting; Baltimore, MD. 
  • Reich S,​ Shirts BH, Nimgaonkar VL, (2006, September). “Polymorphisms in MICB are associated with human  herpes virus seropositivity and schizophrenia risk.: Poster presented at: Society for Advancement of Chicanos &  Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference; Denver, CO.   


  • 2016 - Tube Revision with Tube Extender - ASCRS Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA   
  • 2016 - Diplopia After Baerveldt Implant - AGS Annual Meeting; Ft Lauderdale, FL   
  • 2016 - The New Frontier in Glaucoma Medications - Stony Brook Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds; Stony Brook, NY   
  • 2015 - Postoperative Hypopyon - MEETH Glaucoma Fellow Grand Rounds; New York, NY   
  • 2013  - ​Trends in Orbital Decompression Techniques - ASOPRS Fall Symposium; New Orleans, LA   
  • 2013 - ​Impact of Educational Intervention on Compliance with Topical Therapy for Glaucoma - Research​ presentation- ​Rush Department of Ophthalmology 9th Annual Resident and Alumni Day; Chicago,  IL.   
  • 2009 - Choroidal Melanoma Treated with Iodine 125 Brachytherapy - Research​ presentation- ​Rush Department of Ophthalmology 6th Annual Resident and Alumni Day; Chicago,  IL. 


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