Dr. David Alevi is a board-certified ophthalmologist practicing in the South Bronx. Dr. Alevi graduated magna cum laude from New York University and was a presidential honor scholar. In addition, he was selected for the Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellows program. This allowed him to add additional knowledge in medical research. Afterwards he went to New York University School of Medicine ranked consistently as one of the top medical schools in the country. During that time, Dr. Alevi learned extensively about medicine and about different diseases and conditions.
After New York University, Dr. Alevi trained in Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow on Long Island. In his final year, Dr. Alevi became chief resident helping to organize and manage the program. Afterwards, he was accepted into the prestigious corneal and refractive surgery fellowship at Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island. With such training, Dr. Alevi has extensive knowledge in all areas of Ophthalmology.
At the present time, Dr. Alevi is a corneal and refractive surgeon with interests in pterygiums, corneal transplant, dry eye disease, and cataracts. He uses the latest technology and always takes the best approach for the patient. At South Bronx Eyes, we work as a team to make sure every treatment is tailored to the patient.
Dr. Alevi is also a published author and has been featured in major ophthalmology journals. He also was interviewed on Tiempo on ABC and has appeared on other local news television, most recently for his efforts in a mission to Puerto Rico. He is fluent in spanish and is happy to be giving to the community of the bronx that has given so much to him.
When not at the office, Dr. Alevi enjoys seeing family and being active. He is a second-degree black belt and at one point held the title as a National Soo Bahk Do Sparring Champion.