Jessica Schonfeld, MD
Jessica Schonfeld, M.D., joined Spector Eye Care in September 2019 as a corneal specialist. Dr. Schonfeld is a board-certified and fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who treats a variety of corneal conditions, including corneal infections and dry eye, as well as performing cataract, pterygium and refractive surgery. She is proficient in allergy testing, the excision of minor gland blockages and LipiFlow treatment for dry eye.
Originally from Chicago, IL, Dr. Schonfeld has been a Connecticut resident for 22 years. In that time, she received her medical degree from University of Connecticut’s School of Medicine. She then completed her internship in internal medicine at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and her ophthalmology residency at University of Missouri at Kansas City.
In her six years in practice, Dr. Schonfeld had developed a standard of care that emphasizes an individualized treatment approach. With the understanding that each patient is unique and every eye is different, Dr. Schonfeld dedicates herself to working with her patients in order to find a tailored plan, which is especially important in the treatment of dry eye.
Dr. Schonfeld completed a corneal fellowship at Pepose Vision Institute and is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She was previously in practice at OptiCare Eye Health Centers, Inc., in Waterbury, CT.
When she is not treating patients, Dr. Schonfeld enjoys travelling, playing the piano, tango dancing and spending time with friends and family. She is fluent in both Spanish and Russian.