Dr. Colene Young, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Female • Age 56

6080 Jericho Tpke Ste 102
Commack, NY 11725
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Dr. Young's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Southside Hospital
301 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY 11795

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Eye Surgeons and Physicians
Commack
6080 Jericho Tpke Ste 102
Commack, NY 11725
Eye Surgeons and Physicians
West Babylon
580 Sunrise Hwy
West Babylon, NY 11704
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    Dr. Young's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
    • Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Migraine
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    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Trichiasis
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Young

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Winthrop University Hospital
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Manhattan Ee&T Hospital
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Young & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Young's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Young has admitting privileges:

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    • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

    • Southside Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Young

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Young to family and friends

    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Young's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 7 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Young
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Young accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Eye Surgeons and Physicians
    Commack
    6080 Jericho Tpke Ste 102
    Commack, NY 11725
    (631) 486-4742 (Office)
    B
    Eye Surgeons and Physicians
    West Babylon
    580 Sunrise Hwy
    West Babylon, NY 11704
    (631) 482-1371 (Office)
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    Know Before You Go

    Know Your Choices in Contact Lenses

    From comfort to convenience, discuss these factors with your eye doctor to determine which contacts are best for you.

    At Your Appointment

    What to Ask Your Doctor About Dry Eyes

    A Closer Look at Cataracts

    In most cases, you most likely will not experience any symptoms until the cataract is advanced.
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    Dr. Young's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Young
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Young to family and friends*
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