Dr. Krawitz trained in Internal Medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York. He completed his Ophthalmology training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, and later was selected as Chief Resident of that program.
He completed an additional year of specialized fellowship training in Glaucoma at Mount Sinai under the direction of Steven Podos, a recognized world leader in that field.
Dr. Krawitz holds the academic position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in Manhattan. He is a frequent lecturer at professional ophthalmic meetings regarding his highly successful surgical techniques for cataracts, glaucoma and specialty intraocular lenses.
In his position as President and C.E.O. of Vitamin Science, Inc., Dr. Krawitz holds several patents and trademarks for nutritional supplements that treat eye disease.
He is a physician partner of OCLI - Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island - one of the leading eye care practices in the United States. Since 1993, he has become one of Long Island's most highly sought and professionally recognized eye surgeons. Dr. Krawitz performs over 1000 ophthalmic procedures annually, including no-stitch cataract surgery, the most modern therapies for glaucoma, laser refractive surgery, and laser treatment of both macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Krawitz is a Diplomate of The American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of The American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is an active member of the Long Island Ophthalmologic Society, The Suffolk Academy of Medicine, and the American Medical Association.