Dr. Engel received his subspecialty training in pediatric ophthalmology at Northwestern University and The Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He is Board Certified in Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a full member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Dr. Engel is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Dr. Engel serves as the Chief, Section of Pediatric Ophthalmology, at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is the Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and at St. Peter’s University Hospital, and an attending physician at Will's Eye Hospital.
For his teaching excellence, Dr. Engel received the Ruth Steinman pediatric teaching award two times and the volunteer teacher of the year award three times. He annually helps children abroad in his work with the international organization Healing the Children.
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Dr. Engel has authored papers in leading ophthalmic journals, pioneering techniques in adjustable sutures and nasolacrimal duct obstruction. He has presented his work at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).
Dr. Engel has been listed every year from 2003 to 2019 in the U.S. News and World Report (Castle Connolly’s) New York Metro Top Doctors directory. New Jersey Monthly has listed Dr. Engel has been named an NJ Top Doctor in NJ Monthly magazine every year from 2011 to 2019.