Asher Weiner

Asher Weiner

Asher Weiner MD

UBMD Ophthalmology at the Ross Eye Institute



Accepting new patients

Professional Summary:

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Dr. Weiner specializes in glaucoma and cataract consultation, laser and surgical therapy. He completed his residency at the Hebrew University and Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, and in Cleveland OH, and clinical fellowships at the Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Weiner has published multiple peer-reviewed papers and currently focuses on surgical technique modifications in glaucoma surgery especially in glaucoma tube shunt implantation on which he gave an invited talk at the American Glaucoma Society 2017 Annual Meeting. He has lectured and performed surgeries internationally.



Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Additional Languages:

Fluent Hebrew

Physician Gender:



UBMD Ophthalmology Ross Eye Institute Southtowns
Ross Eye Institute – Orchard Park
301 Sterling Drive
Orchard Park, New York 14127
Phone: 716-677-6500
Fax: 716-677-6507
Accepting new patients

UBMD Ophthalmology: Ross Eye Institute
Ross Eye Institute – Amherst
3580 Sheridan Drive
Amherst, 14226
Phone: 716-677-6500
Fax: 716-677-6507
Accepting new patients

Education and Training:

  • MD, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School (1985)
  • BS, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School (1981)

Military Experience:

  • 2nd Lieutenant, Army (1975-1978)
    Army Service; IDF, Lieutenant
  • 2nd Lieutenant, Army (1978-1994)
    Reserves, IDF, Lieutenant

Awards and Honors:

  • Named in the Guide to America’s top ophthalmologists for 2004-2005 (Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery Section) by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. (2004)
  • Honorary mention-research project contest (1997)
  • First prize-research project contest (1997)
  • Honorary mention; “Foveal ERG in diabetic macular edema” research project contest (1996)
  • The Henry Weiller’s scholarship, Israel (1990)
  • Scholarship, American Physicians Fellowship, Inc (1989)
  • The Henry Weiller’s scholarship, Israel (1989)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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