Dr. Paul J. Lama is the medical director of the Glaucoma Institute of Northern New Jersey in Hackensack, New Jersey and in addition to conventional glaucoma surgery, Dr. Lama offers minimally invasive glaucoma surgery such as trabectome and insertion of micro-bypass iStents in the appropriate patients.
Dr. Lama is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and his practice is focused on the the needs of patients who are diagnosed with glaucoma and are seeking the best treatments available.
Selected as Best Doctors in America 2013 and 2014
New York University, BA in Biology
Elected into Phi Beta Kappa
New York University School of Medicine, MD
Elected into Alpha Omega Alpha
Andrew Alan Friedland Award for excellence in Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine residency-The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
Ophthalmology residency-Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship-New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Director of Glaucoma: The Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary/Clara Maass Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center
American Academy of Ophthalmology
New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology
American Glaucoma Society
First trabectome surgeon in the state of New Jersey
Invented the Lama Cross Action Forceps by Moria
Selected in Best Doctors of America
Volunteer Faculty for project Orbis International.
Served on 5 missions to Jamaica, Cuba, Costa Rica, Paraguay, and Ethiopia