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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 47

1101 Erie Blvd E # E
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Dr. Uzcategui's Experience

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Dr. Uzcategui's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center
301 Prospect Ave
Syracuse, NY 13203

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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FAMILY CARE MEDICAL GROUP
FAMILY CARE MEDICAL GROUP
1101 Erie Blvd E # E
Syracuse, NY 13210
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    Dr. Uzcategui's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Dacryocystorhinostomy
    • Enucleation of Eye
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Mohs Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Orbit Evisceration
    • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Repair of Lid Retraction
    2
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Migraine
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
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    • Trichiasis
    • Visual Field Defects
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    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

    Universidad Central De Venezuela--Luis Razetti, Escuela De Medicine Luis Razetti
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    Maryland General Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Louisville Hospital
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Complete in 2001
    Usc University Hospital
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Uzcategui & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Uzcategui's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.5
    • 23 Star Ratings
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    4.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Uzcategui to family and friends

    4.5 out of 5

    23 responses

    Dr. Uzcategui's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    23 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    22 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    23 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    21 responses

    Experience with Dr. Uzcategui

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    23 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    23 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    23 responses

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    Office Locations

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    FAMILY CARE MEDICAL GROUP
    1101 Erie Blvd E # E
    Syracuse, NY 13210
    (315) 218-6472 (Office)
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