Dan Zoltan Reinstein, MD MA(Cantab) FRCSC DABO FRCOphth FEBO

Professor Dan Z. Reinstein is the Medical Director of London Vision Clinic, London, UK. He also holds positions as Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, Visiting Professor at Ulster University, Coleraine, UK, and Professeur Associe en Ophtalmologie at the Centre Hospitalier National d’Ophthalmologie des Quinzes Vingts, Paris.

Dr Reinstein received his undergraduate degree from Cambridge University and his postgraduate training in medicine at Cambridge University School of Medicine. He conducted his internship in medicine at the University College London School of Medicine, University of London. He spent several years at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York as a Bioengineering Fellow, developing very high-frequency (VHF) digital ultrasound technology (Artemis) for studying the micro-anatomical structure of the cornea in vivo. His residency in ophthalmology was at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, and his Fellowship training in refractive surgery, cornea, and external diseases of the eye was completed at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. He is a US Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada), Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK), and Diplomat of the European Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr Reinstein’s research focuses on applications of VHF digital ultrasound technology to improve corneal and phakic intraocular refractive surgery with a particular focus on measurement and analysis of corneal epithelial changes for applications such as keratoconus screening and therapeutic corneal refractive surgery. He has held the position of lead consultant to Carl Zeiss Meditec for 14 years, developing their presbyopic excimer laser application (PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision) and has contributed to the development of SMILE: a flapless keyhole intrastromal method of performing keratomileusis. His research has led to over 130 peer-reviewed publications, 30 book chapters and 500 international presentations and lectures. He was awarded the Waring Medal in 2006 and received the Kritzinger Award in 2013. He holds over 10 patents in the field of laser eye surgery, ultrasound diagnostic imaging and signal processing.

Concurrently with his medical career Dr. Reinstein has been playing the saxophone for almost 40 years including two years as performance scholar at the Berklee College of Music, Boston and he continues to play jazz on a regular basis.


London Vision Clinic


138 Harley Street


Telephone – 020 7224 1005

Email – DZR@LondonVisionClinic.com

About: Dan Zoltan Reinstein, MD MA(Cantab) FRCSC DABO FRCOphth FEBO Bio