Ophthalmologists and Optometrists in Binghamton, NY


Daniel Sambursky, MD, FACSDr. Sambursky is a pioneer in Laser Vision Correction. In the early 1990’s he participated in the Excimer Laser surgery investigational trials and was among the first surgeons in the United States to perform LASIK surgery. Dr. Sambursky has dedicated his practice to vision correction and has performed over 30,000 LASIK surgeries.

Dr. Sambursky earned his medical degree from the SUNY Upstate Medical School. He also completed an internship at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital program in internal medicine. Dr. Sambursky was trained in ophthalmology and ocular surgery at one of the nation’s top ten medical and surgical training programs; the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, where he was unanimously elected to serve as Chief Resident. Dr. Sambursky also received an additional year of training by completing a Fellowship in Refractive and Corneal surgery at the prestigious Wilmer Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital; widely regarded as the top Ophthalmology program in the world.

He served as a Resident Instructor at the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, where he taught dozens of Ophthalmologists his surgical techniques in Refractive, Cataract and Corneal surgery. He continues to teach many doctors from this country and abroad his surgical techniques, while patients from around the world seek his expertise in LASIK surgery.

Dr. Sambursky has designed and patented an intraocular lens, which is used to replace the human crystalline lens during Cataract Surgery, and has also designed surgical instruments that are used during eye surgery. In addition, he was one of the first eye surgeons in the United States to remove a cataract with a laser by using a technique known a Laser Photolysis. For the past few years, he has lectured around the world on the subject of eye surgery, including LASIK and Cataract Surgery.

Dr. Daniel Sambursky is an innovative and dedicated eye surgeon with special interests in LASIK and Cataract Surgery. His pursuit of excellence and precision makes him a leader in the field of LASIK and Refractive surgery.


Dr. Geremie Palombaro, DO, MS, FAOCOOHNSDr. Geremie Palombaro is a board certified physician. He grew up in Vestal and is excited to have returned and to practice in his hometown. He attended Binghamton University, where he studied Biology and later received his medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Palombaro completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Cleveland’s University Hospital. He then completed his Ophthalmology residency, during which he was named Chief resident, at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. After intensive micro-surgical training at LECOM, he was then accepted into a highly selective Oculoplastic and Facial Reconstruction fellowship in El Paso Texas. His fellowship allowed for a diversity of experience and training while working at El Paso Children’s Hospital and University Medical Center of El Paso, which is a renowned teaching and research hospital and the only level 1 trauma center in a 280-mile radius of El Paso. During his fellowship, Dr. Palombaro worked with eminent Facial Plastic surgeons, Otolaryngologists (ENT surgeons), Dermatologic (Mohs) surgeons, Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons (OMF), and Oculoplastic surgeons. Dr. Palombaro has written many medical articles, including research publications in The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).Upon finishing his Oculoplastic surgery fellowship he joined a multispecialty practice in Pennsylvania. Through his dedication to his patients Dr. Palombaro has received many awards and accolades including Top Ophthalmologist Pennsylvania, and Top 10 Best Plastic Surgeons Pennsylvania.

After his extensive and intense training and work experience Dr Palombaro has returned home to New York to join Sambursky Eye and Esthetics. He is excited to provide the highest quality Oculofacial Plastic and Ophthalmic surgery to his patients.


Dr. Gary Pisanchyn, ODDr. Pisanchyn is a 1984 honors graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. He joined the staff of Sambursky Eye & Esthetics, P.C. in 1987. His practice is devoted to all aspects of general optometry. He also specializes in all types of contact lenses. Dr. Pisanchyn is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New York State Optometric Association.


Dr. Steven Goldenberg, ODDr. Goldenberg provides primary care optometry including diagnosis and follow-up for treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, corneal disease and other conditions. He specializes in computer vision syndrome and contact lens fittings. Dr. Goldenberg is a member of the American Optometric Association, Tennessee Optometric Association and the Colorado Optometric Association.


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