• At A Glance
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    Larry Frohman, MD graduated from Swarthmore College in 1976, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1980. He completed his Ophthalmology Residency at NYU-Bellevue, and did his Neuro-ophthalmology training under Dr. Mark Kupersmith. He is in academic full-time practice of Neuro-ophthalmology, and is Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Neurology and Neurosciences at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, as well as Vice Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology. He is currently Executive Vice President of the Board of the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS), and has served on its Board for more than 20 years. He has served the American Academy of Ophthalmology in numerous roles spanning several divisions of the AAO. He served two terms as Councilor for NANOS and was Deputy Section Chief of Council. He was the first Chair of the Neuro-ophthalmology/Orbit Section of the Knowledge Base Project, a role in which he taught the Neuro-ophthalmology/Orbit section of the first MOC Exam review Course. He had been a long-standing member of the Self-Assessment Committee, including Chair of its Multimedia Subcommittee, in which role he was one of two AAO members responsible for the concept of the popular and award-winning PROVISION-CD patient simulation series. He has served on the Editorial Board of EyeNet,. He has earned a Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, as well as two Secretariat awards for his contributions to the AAO’s educational efforts.

    This past year, he gave the Hoyt Lecture at the AAO annual meeting. At his medical school, he has had several volunteer leadership roles, including having been twice been President of the Faculty, President of the medical school’s practice plan for 13 years, and first president of the University faculty council. He was a recent faculty of the year awardee. His clinical interests are in the areas of unexplained visual loss, systemic disease and the visual system, especially vasculitis/autoimmune disease and sarcoidosis. He has been named in numerous Best Doctors publications (regional and national). He has published about 90 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology/North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Interactive Clinical Case Slide Atlas of Neuro-ophthalmology (CD-ROM). As part of his interest in best practices in remote based learning, he was one of the initial co-investigator of the Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Educational Library (NOVEL) project funded by a National Library of Medicine grant. Dr. Frohman’s hobbies include cooking, and alas, eating, and collecting loud and ugly ties. His two sons, Daniel and Charles, both have earned doctorates in Chemistry, and his wife Judy teaches third grade.

    Clinical Expertise


    Clinical Interests

    Neuro-Ophthalmology Only: Unexplained visual loss, Double Vision, Neuro-ophthalmic signs of systemic disease, Neuro-ophthalmic sarcodiosis, Pseudotumor cerebri, Optic neuritis

  • Medical School

    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1980


    Univ of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1981


    Bellevue Hospital/NY Univ Med Center, NY, 1984


    Bellevue Hospital/NY Univ Med Center, NY, 1985

  • Insurance

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    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Managed Medicaid Plan)
    • Amerihealth
    • Consumer Health Plan
    • Devon Health Services
    • Horizon NJ Health (managed Medicaid plan)
    • United Healthcare Community Plan (formerly Americhoice Managed Medicaid)
    • WellCare