Support Groups

The Social Work Department at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) offers support groups for select eye, ear, nose, and throat conditions. Members are given a forum to share their stories, ask questions, and learn about useful resources in a comfortable and supportive environment.

Ophthalmology Support Groups

We are currently recruiting members for two new groups:

  • Uveitis Support Group
  • Ocular Cancer Support Group

If you are interested in these groups, please call Marcie Braverman, LCSW at 212-979-4393.

Cochlear Implant Support Group for Ear Institute Patients only

Cochlear implants (CI) can have a significant impact on an individual's quality of life. Share experiences and insights with other cochlear implant users, get help adjusting to life with CI’s, and gain the most from living with your device.

Meetings are held at the Ear Institute, 380 Second Avenue, 9th Floor. For information please call 212-438-7848 or email