Rebecca Rojas, OD FAAO

Optometry
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Cornea & External Disorders, Optometry, more

Locations and Appointments


CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

622 W 168th Street
Vanderbilt Clinic Building, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10032
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880 Third Avenue
Floor 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
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    POS
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    POS
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    PPO
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    PPO
    EPO
    POS
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    Vytra
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    Medicare Managed Care
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Essential Plan
    Medicaid Managed Care
    EPO
    PPO
    HMO
    MagnaCare
    Railroad
    Traditional Medicare
    Multiplan
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Essential Plan
    HMO
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Quality Health Management
    Special Needs
    Medicaid (Community Plan)
    POS
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About Rebecca Rojas, OD FAAO


Rebecca Rojas, OD, FAAO, FSLS is an Instructor of Optometric Sciences (in Ophthalmology) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Rojas is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society. She specializes in complex and medically necessary contact lens fittings, anterior segment disease, co-managing cataract and refractive surgeries, and primary eye care.Dr. Rojas obtained her Bachelor's degree in Molecular and Microbiology at the University of Central Florida along with a Bachelors in Vision Science and Doctorate in Optometry from Nova Southeastern University. She subsequently completed her residency training in ocular disease from SUNY State College of Optometry.Prior to her tenure at Columbia University, Dr. Rojas played pivotal roles in multiple eye centers across New York, focusing on co-managing refractive and cataract surgeries alongside corneal specialists. Her international experience involves working as a clinical optometrist specializing in specialty contact lenses and ocular surface diseases at the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Eye Institute. Additionally, she trained and educated medical residents throughout their rotations, further adding to her enriched global perspective in the field of eye care.


Dr. Rojas's contributions extend beyond clinical practice. She held the position of Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at SUNY, where she played an integral role in the optometry residency program as a co-supervisor, mentoring and guiding optometry students and residents in their clinical rotations.


Her dedication to education and research is evident through her presentations at academic meetings such as the Global Symposiums of Contact Lenses and the American Academy of Optometry. Actively engaged in professional organizations such as the New York State Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, and Scleral lens Education Society, Dr. Rojas continues to contribute to the field through lectures, academic posters and publication of peer-reviewed articles to journals such as Ophthalmology Glaucoma, Review of Optometry, Review of Cornea and Contact Lens, and involvement in ongoing clinical research studies.


Dr. Rojas's commitment also extends to community outreach. She served on the clinical board of directors for regional and world Special Olympics International vision screenings and is involved in various community outreach initiatives across New York City.


Specialties & Expertise

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Specialty Lenses

Education

  • Medical School: Nova Southeastern University
  • Fellowship: American Academy of Optometry
  • Residency: State University of New York College of Optometry- Ocular Disease Residency

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Instructor in Optometric Science (in Ophthalmology) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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