Dr. Aida Wakil, MD

Dr. Aida Wakil, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Aida Wakil, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Howard University in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

222 Great Oaks Blvd

Albany, NY 12203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sjögren's Syndrome
very high
more than 90% of peers
very high
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated


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12  Procedures

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Ill Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Anheuser-Busch Eye Insts-St Louis U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wakil's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wakil to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Wakil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I think Dr. Wakil is an excellent physician. She has been my eye doctor for some time, and recently performed cataract surgery on both of my eyes. I trust her judgment and like her manner. My only caveat is that it takes an inordinate amount of time to complete an appointment in her office. I...more
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Dr. Wakil was very knowledgable and took the time to explain things to me.
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Staff goes out of their way to make your visit as pleasant as possible-who likes dilating drops anyway? Could work on the wait time, but while being seen, I never felt rushed. She does a very thorough job in explaining concepts and answers questions fully. If she's unsure of something (rarely)...more
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Excellent Doctor , caring, knowledgable, takes her time to discuss issues, listens , great staff
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I have been seeing Dr Wakil for 8 years. I like her very much; she has a straightforward manner, is a clear communicator. I do NOT like the wait time. Only once have I waited less than an hour beyond my scheduled appointment time. I have learned I must allow 2 1/2 - 3 hours for any appointment....more
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