Paul Choinski

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Paul A. Choinski, M.D., F.A.C.S. focuses on cataract surgery, glaucoma, macular degeneration, refractive surgery, and diabetic eye disease. Dr. Choinski sees patients at our Southampton and Riverhead offices.

After extensive education and valuable experience in the ophthalmology field, Paul A. Choinski, M.D., F.A.C.S. is an irreplaceable member of the SightMD team. Dr. Choinski likes to see his patients leave with a smile and is fascinated by the intricacy involved in a cataract operation.

Dr. Paul Choinski has truly enjoyed his career in Ophthalmology. He is extremely excited about his recent joining with SightMD and greatly looks forward to the coming years. He feels that this enhanced practice will be tough to beat in regard to providing comprehensive eye care in the Long Island communities with extensive education and valuable experience in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Choinski has become an irreplaceable member of the team of eye doctors at SightMD. Dr. Choinski enjoys the numerous warm relationships he has built with his patients over the years and likes to see his patients leave with a smile. He is still fascinated by the intricacy involved in a cataract operation, and he simply loves working under a microscope. Dr. Choinski is happy to offer his patients state of the art cataract surgery technology such as multifocal and astigmatism correcting intraocular lens implants. He is totally at home in the operating room and derives great pleasure in doing the best he can to restore a patient’s vision.

Dr. Paul Choinski is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has over 20 years of medical and surgical experience in private practice as an eye doctor in Eastern Long Island. He practices general ophthalmology with an emphasis on cataract surgery, refractive surgery, treatment of glaucoma, and management of macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.

He was raised in Smithtown, Long Island where he completed his primary education. He attended college at Binghamton University and graduated with a B.S. in Biology in 1982. He attended a language and culture program at the University of Wroclaw in Poland during the summer of 1980. During his stay, he explored his family heritage and witnessed the ship yard strikes in Gdansk which eventually lead to the fall of communism in Poland.

Dr. Choinski attended SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse and obtained his M.D. degree in 1986. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in Ophthalmology at SUNY Buffalo in 1990.

He joined Hampton Eye Physicians & Surgeons, P.C. in July of 1990. He became board certified in Ophthalmology in 1992 and received his Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons in 1994.

Dr. Choinski is an attending physician at Southampton Hospital, Southampton, New York, and the Suffolk Surgery Center in Shirley, New York.

Dr Choinski resides in Water Mill, New York with his wife and their two children. Some of Dr. Choinski’s favorite pastimes are physical fitness, skiing, golf, hiking, and gardening.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • New York State Medical Society
  • Suffolk County Medical Society
  • Suffolk County Ophthalmologic Society
    • (President of this organization for a one year term)



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