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Paul T. Finger, MD

Doctor, Teacher and Innovator

Dr. Finger is an internationally recognized leading eye cancer specialist. His 35 years career in ophthalmic oncology started in 1980. Since that time, he has dedicated his life to learn, improve and invent new methods of diagnosis and treatment of cancers in and around the eye. These cancers are all rare and are commonly diagnosed without biopsy. That is why his  experience with research, teaching and clinical care are so important. Dr. Finger has spent his entire career in caring for eye cancer patients. He has written hundreds of scientific publications and obtained patents for his original work.

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With your care in mind, Dr. Paul T. Finger has acquired the latest advanced medical technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of ocular tumors and eye cancer. With respect for collaboration, he works closely with you and your referring doctor to provide the most excellent care possible. The New York Eye Cancer Center was designed to be a responsive and caring environment. We strive to be you and your doctor's first choice for eye cancer care.

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Successful Outcomes: Choroidal Melanoma

Small "T1" Choroidal Melanoma Treatment

Treated with Palladium-103 Plaque Therapy

72 Patients treated

100% Local destruction "control" of
the small choroidal melanomas

94.4% Kept better than 20/200 vision
(with and without anti-VEGF therapy)

Palladium-103 effectively destroyed small choroidal melanomas while preserving functional vision in most patients.

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Patient Stories

"Dr. Finger is AWESOME!! We have really appreciated his wonderful caring treatment with him. And also the support he gives. Most of all - the fact that he calls you back himself, not a one of the staff. But, his staff has been great as well!!"
- Anonymous

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Latest From Dr. Finger's Desk

International Retinoblastoma Fellowships with The Eye Cancer Foundation

Upload: January 15, 2016

The Eye Cancer Foundation (ECF) is pleased to announce funding to support retinoblastoma education fellowships for candidates from unserved and underserved countries. These fellowships may be from the ECF, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, and/or the International Council of Ophthalmology.

Radiation Retinopathy: Prevention and Suppression

Upload: January 8, 2016

The following article by Dr. Finger was originally published on Retinal Physician. Find it here. Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”1 Although he was referring to fire prevention, this adage also applies to radiation maculopathy. Over the years, I have relentlessly sought ways to decrease therapeutic radiation...  read more

Awards And Recognition

Dr. Paul T. Finger has received numerous awards for excellence in medicine, including:

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