Stephen H. Uretsky, MD

Stephen H. Uretsky, MD, founder and managing director of Coastal Jersey Eye Center and Classic Eyewear, is a board-certified ophthalmologist with 35 years of experience.

Dr. Uretsky earned his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine, where he received several scholarships and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his internship in internal medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital of Boston, and his residency in ophthalmology at the Eye and Ear Hospital of Pittsburgh.

In 1983, Dr. Uretsky founded Coastal Jersey Eye Center, a trusted source for eye care in southern New Jersey.

As a dedicated member of the medical community, Dr. Uretsky is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and a member of the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology. His work has been published in several ophthalmology journals and presented to his peers throughout the course of his distinguished career.

Dr. Uretsky served as the Chief of Ophthalmology at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point from 2001-2007. He also served on the Medical Executive Committee. Dr. Uretsky is a founding member and past-president of the Jersey Shore Ambulatory Surgery Center, and out-patient surgery center in Somers Point. This facility performs 5,000 procedures annually.