About Our Physicians
We provide the highest standard of care to our patients. With years of experience practicing medicine, we are renowned for our skill in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions and disorders. Our doctors and our entire medical staff are always ready to provide expertise, experience and compassion to each and every one of our patients.
Ted Karl M.D., F.A.C.S.
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Ted A. Karl
been in practice at Mid Island Eye Physicians and Surgeons since 1982,
where he combines his vast experience with his dedicated skill to
provide the high quality eye care to all of his patients. His hospital
affiliations include Saint Joseph Hospital and North Shore University
Hospital in Manhasset and Syosset.
Dr. Karl graduated Cum Laude with his medical degree from
the SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he was also a
member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He then completed
his internship in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital, followed
by residency training in Ophthalmology at New York Eye and Ear
As an active participant in the medical community, Dr. Karl is a member of several professional organizations, including:
Laurence Rubin M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Laurence Rubin is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 25
years of experience, currently providing comprehensive eye care at Mid
Island Eye Physicians and Surgeons, as well as serving as chief of the
ophthalmology section of the department of surgery at Saint Joseph's
Hospital. Dr. Rubin also holds hospital appointments at North Shore
Dr. Rubin received his medical degree from New York Medical
College, and completed his internship training in Internal Medicine at
the Nassau County Medical Center. Pursuing his interest in eye care, Dr.
Rubin completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at the
prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan.
In addition to his practice experience, Dr. Rubin is also a member of several professional organizations, including:
Gregory L Cowan M.D.
Dr. Gregory L. Cowan is a highly skilled and experienced
fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who has practiced at Mid Island Eye
Physicians and Surgeons for over 17 years. Dr. Cowan is certified by the
American Board of Ophthalmology and completed both parts of his
examination with honors. He also previously served as an Associate
Examiner for the Board.
While attending medical school at George Washington
University Medical School, Dr. Cowan was elected to the Alpha Omega
Alpha Medical Honor Society during his junior year, and was also a
recipient of the A. Horowitz Award for receiving the highest score on
Part I of the National Board of Medical Examination.
After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Cowan completed his
internship in Internal Medicine at Winthrop University Hospital and his
residency training in Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. To
further his training, Dr. Cowan also completed a fellowship in Glaucoma
at Mount Sinai.
With specialized training in glaucoma, Dr. Cowan has
performed thousands of laser procedures for the treatment of glaucoma
and offers the SLT "cold laser" technology to glaucoma patients. He also
offers a wide array of comprehensive diagnostic testing.
In addition to his training and practice experience, Dr. Cowan is also a member of:
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Jordan M.
has been in practice with Mid Island Eye since 2004,
specializing in cataract surgery. Dr. Garelick utilizes the latest
techniques in cataract surgery and offers patients premium lens
Dr. Garelick received his medical degree from the SUNY Stony
Brook School of Medicine, and completed an internship in Internal
Medicine at Winthrop University Hospital. Dr. Garelick then completed
his residency training in Ophthalmology through the New York Medical
College at Westchester Medical Center. He completed his undergraduate
degree at the University of Michigan.
Actively involved with medical and
community organizations, Dr. Garelick is a member of several
professional organizations, including: ...