Opthamologist William C. Cosman, MD
Dr. William Cosman is a Board Certified Physician whose Speciality is Ophthalmology. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he is licensed in New York State to practice medicine. He graduated from Syracuse University in 2002. He has been affiliated with Lake Plains Eye Center, 500 Erie Street South, Medina NY since 2006. Dr. Bill’s interests include Cataract Surgery Techniques, Intraocular Lens Technology and Calculations, Computerized Medical Records and Practice Management.
Dr. Bill attended Ithaca University from 1994-1998 and Graduated (Cum Laude) with a B.A. in Biochemistry. He attended SUNY Upstate Medical University from 1998-2002, graduating (Cum Laude) with a Medical Degree. His Residency was at Syracuse from 2003-2006 in the Department of Ophthalmology.
Awards & Honors
Dr. Cosman was Vice President of Alpha Omega Alpha and received the Dean’s Letter of Commendation in all 4 years of Medical School. He was Chief Resident of Syracuse Veterans Affairs Ophthalmology Department!
Bill enjoys hockey and was twice selected for the Eastern Collegiate Ice Hockey League All Academic Team and was honored once as All League Defense man. Along with his children, he also enjoys ice hockey and basketball. Dr. Cosman serves as a Local Christian Minister.
Recipient of Dana Internship for Research with Dr. Imre Tamas for attempted extraction of novel growth inhibiting hormone.
Fellow of American Academy of Ophthalmology, New York State Ophthalmological Society, New York State Medical Society, Orleans County Medical Society, Medina Memorial Hospital Department of Ophthalmology, and AMA.
Bill and his wife Victoria reside in Brockport, NY. Together, they enjoy their six children, Willie, Jacob, Sarah, Gianna, Tea, and Natalie.
What is an Ophthalmologist.
An Ophthalmologist is a Medical Doctor who specializes in the Medical and Surgical Care of the human eye and visual system. They perform a full spectrum of care including routine eye examinations, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye, defects of the eye, and may perform surgery to correct such. They also manage eye problems that are caused by systemic illness. They can write prescriptions and treatment orders, or refer a patient to another specialist. Ophthalmologist can be medical doctors (M.D.) or doctors of osteopathy (D.O.).