Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Cono M. Grasso, M.D.
Cono M. Grasso, M.D., founded Comprehensive Ophthalmology in 1978 following completion of his residency at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. It was only natural for him to open a clinical practice in this area: growing up in Maspeth, Dr. Grasso developed a love of the neighborhood and its residents that has become his trademark.
Education & Training
Dr. Grasso is a graduate of NYU, cum laude, and was awarded his M.D. by New York Medical College. Internship at Metropolitan Hospital was followed by a three-year residency at the Wills, where he was trained by some of the most innovative and groundbreaking ophthalmic surgeons in the world. He is currently Chairman of Ophthalmology, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, having held the same post for more than 15 years at the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens before it closure in 2009. As Chairman he oversees the training of future generations of ophthalmologists, a responsibility that he cherishes and takes seriously.
Over the years, in addition to being devoted to clinical practice and academic training, Dr. Grasso has vigorously participated in various professional societies and publications, including being named as a Councilor for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, an officer of the NY State Ophthalmological Society, and a peer reviewer for the journal Evidence-Based EyeCare.
Whether you are a new patient or a patient who has been with him for the past 30 years, you can be assured of Dr. Grasso’s warm and thorough attention to your eyes.