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Eric D. Kanter, M.D.

Ophthalmologist Serving Morristown and Livingston

Eric D. Kanter, M.D.

Eric D. Kanter, M.D. is a graduate of Columbia University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his training at the Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Kanter was awarded the prestigious Fight for Sight Research Fellowship at the Yale University Eye Center.

His expertise includes both the surgical repair of complex retinal detachments and the diagnosis and treatment of both diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. He has been a Member of the Board and Chief of the Ophthalmology Service at the Short Hills Surgery Center in Millburn, NJ, and attending surgeon at Saint Barnabas /Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in Livingston, NJ.

Dr. Kanter has multiple publications in the peer-reviewed literature. He is a frequent lecturer and consultant to both professional groups and industry on recent developments in the treatment of retinal, macular, and vitreous disorders.

He has been a Principal Investigator in multiple national clinical research trials investigating the use of novel pharmacological agents and surgical techniques in the treatment of macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. He is a member of scientific advisory boards to both established multinational and early-stage pharmaceutical companies in the Ophthalmology space.

Throughout 25 years of clinical practice, Dr. Kanter has contributed to the advancement and refinement of the practice of ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgery in New Jersey. He takes great pride in the care he provides to his patients and their families, explaining sometimes complex diagnostic evaluations, and ensuring that they have a thorough understanding and sense of comfort and confidence in their treatment plan.


Livingston Office
349 East Northfield Road, Suite 100
Livingston, NJ 07039
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Morristown Office
95 Madison Avenue; Suite A03
Morristown, NJ 07960
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