James Kirszrot, MD

Ophthalmologist/ Oculoplastics Specialist

Dr. James Kirszrot
Dr. James Kirszrot

James Kirszrot, M.D. is an oculoplastics specialist who joined Eye Care Associates of New Jersey in June 2011. His areas of expertise involve medical and surgical treatment of conditions affecting the eyelids, the lacrimal (tear duct) system, and the orbit (eye socket). This includes eyelid position defects, ptosis (lid droop), and growths and cancers around the eye.

Dr. Kirszrot also specializes in cosmetic eyelid surgery and has extensive experience performing blepharoplasty surgery (“eyelid lifts“), midface lifts, surgery to remove “lower lid bags”, as well as using Botox and fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm to treat facial wrinkles.

Dr. Kirszrot completed his undergraduate training at Cornell University and received his M.D. degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2001. After completing his residency in ophthalmology at New York Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell Medical Center, he moved to Boston to complete a two-year highly specialized fellowship in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School. Subsequently, he remained at Harvard as a clinical instructor, teaching residents and medical students surgical techniques of oculofacial surgery. After several years, Dr. Kirszrot decided to return to his hometown of New York City.

Dr. Kirszrot has authored numerous journal publications and textbook chapters related to the field of oculofacial surgery. In addition, he has lectured on this topic at national meetings. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. During his free time, he enjoys skiing, SCUBA diving, and spending time with his wife Emily and son David.

Dr. James Kirszrot’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Private Practice, Eye Care Associates of New Jersey,  Ophthalmologist/Oculoplastics Specialist, 2011 – present

Academic and Administrative Appointment

  • Research Assistant, Cornell University Department of Ophthalmology, 2003 – present


  • Doctor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Cornell University, 1997

Hospital Affiliation

  • Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, New Jersey


  • Internal Medicine, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, 2002


  • Dept of Ophthalmic Plastic, Orbital & Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Clinical Medical Training

  • Ophthalmology Residency, New York Presbyterian – Cornell Medical Center, 2005

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology


  • Savar A, Kirszrot J, Rubin PA. Canalicular involvement in dog bite related eyelid lacerations. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jul-Aug;24(4):296-8. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0b013e318177e21f.
  • Kirszrot J1, Rubin PA. Invasive fungal infections of the orbit.Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2007 Spring;47(2):117-32.
  • Abramson DH, Beaverson K, Sangani P, Vora RA, Lee TC, Hochberg HM, Kirszrot J, Ranjithan M. Screening for retinoblastoma: presenting signs as prognosticators of patient and ocular survival.


  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew

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