Steven M. Litinsky, M.D.(Retired)
Dr. Steven M. Litinsky is the founder of Delray Eye Associates, P.A. He specializes in the medical, laser and surgical treatment of glaucoma. Dr. Litinsky is particularly experienced in difficult cataract surgery, including cases with small pupils and pseudoexfoliation. He performs custom cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants (IOLs). He has been serving the needs of Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach and Boca Raton cataract and glaucoma patients since 1976.
Dr. Litinsky received his undergraduate degree in biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his medical degree from Albany Medical College of Union University. He completed both degrees in six years through the accelerated Biomedical Program. Dr. Litinsky received a Master’s degree in business administration from Nova Southeastern University. In recognition of his academic excellence, Dr. Litinsky was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Sigma Delta Beta Honor Society.
Dr. Litinsky served a straight medical internship at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. He continued his training with a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and was appointed as a teaching fellow at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Litinsky returned to Michael Reese Hospital to serve a residency in ophthalmology. During his residency, he was a glaucoma fellow at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Litinsky completed fellowship training in glaucoma at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), under the mentorship of Drs. Shaffer, Hetherington and Hoskins.
Among the many leadership positions Dr. Litinsky has held are Chairman of the Surgery Departments at both Bethesda Memorial Hospital and Delray Medical Center, Chairman of the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee of the Normal Tension Glaucoma Study, Chairman of the Practice Support Sub-Committee of the American Glaucoma Society, member of the Board of Advisors of the Bascom Palmer Eye Care Network, Councilor for the Glaucoma Research Foundation and longtime Board Member of the Bethesda Hospital Foundation.
Dr. Litinsky received the Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Glaucoma Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, the Florida Medical Association and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He has published and lectured throughout the country on glaucoma. Dr. Litinsky currently holds faculty appointments at both the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University.
Dr. Litinsky was born and raised in Staten Island, New York. His Chicago-native wife is an editor of Florida Design Magazine. They are the proud parents of four sons.
Dr. Litinsky has retired from the practice as of June 2017.