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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 50

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

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
    • Enucleation of Eye
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Exophoria
    • Exotropia
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Heterophoria
    • Hyphema
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Migraine
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    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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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

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Mt Sinai Hospital
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Albert Einstein College Med
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Albert Einstein College Med
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gotlib & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gotlib's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    • Nassau University Medical Center

    • Southside Hospital

    • Winthrop-University Hospital

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Gotlib
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
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    Eye Surgeons & Physicians
    Commack Office
    6080 Jericho Tpke Ste 102
    Commack, NY 11725
    (631) 486-4742 (Office)
    (631) 486-4745 (Fax)
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