Meredith R. Klifto, M.D.

Specialties:

Glaucoma, Cataract, Pediatric Glaucoma

Education:

MD

New York University School of Medicine

Residency

The New York University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology

Fellowship

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Glaucoma

 

Dr. Meredith Remmer Klifto is a native of Oakdale, New York. She graduated from The New York University School of Medicine in 2013 and completed her ophthalmology residency at NYU. While a medical student, she volunteered at the NYC Free Clinic and the Harm Reduction Alliance, both at NYU.

Dr. Klifto completed her fellowship in glaucoma at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019. She has numerous publications, abstracts and presentations in retina disease and glaucoma. Her clinical interests include glaucoma treatment by medical, laser and surgical means including trabeculectomy, tube shunt, minimally-invasive surgery, cataracts, ocular trauma and pediatric glaucoma. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Klifto enjoys snow skiing, golf, boating and running. In college, she was a member of the NCAA Division I Crew Team at Colgate University and was a member of the women’s soccer team at Manchester University in Manchester, England, in 2007. She speaks Spanish and some German. Dr. Klifto lives locally with her husband, an orthopedic hand surgeon, and daughter.