Meet the Doctors

Meet The Doctors

  • Dr. Gelfond
    Dr. Ilana Gelfond-Polnariev

    For over 20 years, Dr. Ilana Gelfond-Polnariev has been treating patients and promoting comprehensive eye exams. Her passion is in Neuro-Optometry, Vision Therapy and Head Trauma rehabilitation for both children and adults. Dr. Gelfond is a Developmental Optometrist, Board Certified by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD). She continues to publish and present to various local organizations on the importance of vision and learning. Most recently, she published a children's book titled, the ABC's of How You and I See. After graduating from Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Salus University) and completing a residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation, Dr. Gelfond continues to maintain a faculty position at SUNY College of Optometry. Proudly, she was the first recipient of the distinguished Dr. Martin Birnbaum Memorial Award for outstanding knowledge and skill in Behavioural Optometry. She was a recipient of the 2015 New York State Young Optometrist of the Year award for her commitment to the visual welfare of children in the community. Most recently she has served as a Chair of International Examination and Certification Board for Vision Therapy. 

  • Dr. Rudnik
    Dr Viktoriya Rudnik

    Dr. Viktoriya Rudnik is an established and highly skilled optometrist with over 10 years of experience. She obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree from SUNY College of Optometry. She completed her pediatric and vision therapy training at SUNY College of Optometry and Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Rudnik enjoys providing eye care to children and adults, with a special interest in Orthokeratology and Scleral Lenses. Specialty contact lenses, such as Scleral Lenses, are used to treat a variety of conditions such as Keratoconus, corneal irregularities, high refractive errors, and dry eye. Dr. Rudnik is a member of the American Academy of Orthokeratology & Myopia Control. She obtained International Academy Certification in Myopia Management (IACMM). Dr. Rudnik's passion is driven by the connections she builds with her patients and the enjoyment she finds in keeping their eyes healthy and well. She resides in Staten Island, NY, with her family, and enjoys life raising her two daughters.

  • Miriam
    Dr. Miriam Korik

    Dr. Miriam Korik is a board certified optometrist who practices full scope optometry in Staten Island, NY and Brooklyn, NY. She received her Doctorate of Optometry Degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. Dr. Korik has also completed hospital based internships specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease at the VAMC in Charleston, SC. She has extensive experience with contact lenses, chronic dry eye management, glaucoma, macular degeneration, eye allergies, and diabetic eye care. Dr. Korik is comfortable seeing patients of all ages and is committed to providing excellence in individualized care to her patients.

Meet The Team

  • Lena
    Lena
    Irena
    Irena
    Sharon
    Sharon
    Anna
    Anna
  • Roseann
    Roseann
    Victoria
    Victoria
    Chelsea
    Chelsea
    Davina
    Davina
  • Mireya
    Mireya
    Our Team
    Our Team!
    Holiday Celebration
    Our Holiday Celebration
  • Lena
    Lena
    Irena
    Irena
    Sharon
    Sharon
  • Anna
    Anna
    Roseann
    Roseann
    Victoria
    Victoria
  • Chelsea
    Chelsea
    Davina
    Davina
    Mireya
    Mireya
  • Our Team
    Our Team!
    Holiday Celebration
    Our Holiday Celebration
  • Lena
    Lena
  • Irena
    Irena
  • Sharon
    Sharon
  • Anna
    Anna
  • Roseann
    Roseann
  • Victoria
    Victoria
  • Chelsea
    Chelsea
  • Davina
    Davina
  • Mireya
    Mireya
  • Our Team
    Our Team!
  • Holiday Celebration
    Our Holiday Celebration

NYC Pupil

Address

4079 Richmond Ave.,
Staten Island, NY 10312

Phone

718-481-2020

Monday  

Closed

Tuesday  

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday  

Closed

Thursday  

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday  

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Saturday  

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday  

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