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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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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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Trust Your Instincts: Early Diagnosis Key to Effective Treatment of Childhood Eye Cancer

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As a parent, you should trust your instincts. If you sense something might be wrong, you’re probably right. Ignoring your gut feeling could lead to tragic consequences. Timely diagnosis is key to treating eye cancer. When caught early, doctors can often remove the tumor and preserve sight. But waiting too long can lead to loss...  read more

Research Breakthrough: Using Immunotherapy to Fight Uveal Melanoma

Upload: March 24, 2016

A new study suggests patients diagnosed with uveal melanoma could benefit from immunotherapies that harness the body’s own anti-tumor T-cell populations. Uveal melanoma is a cancer of the eye involving the iris, the muscle surrounding the lens, or the choroid - a vascular layer with connective tissue between the retina and the sclera. It is...  read more

Awards And Recognition

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

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