Dr. Aida S. Wakil, MD

Dr. Aida S. Wakil, MD

Ophthalmology | Female | 57 years old

Learn about this doctor

Care Philosophy

Dr. Wakil specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Albany, NY. She practices at 1 location.

Are you Dr. Wakil? Add your own statement here.

Read more

Dr. Wakil's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Wakil's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

61
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

16
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Wakil

Dr. Wakil accepts 16 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Wakil has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Dr. Wakil's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wakil to family and friends
3.6
based on 14 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (14)
  • Helpfulness
     (13)
  • Staff
     (13)
  • Scheduling
     (13)
Experience with Dr. Wakil
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (14)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (13)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (14)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (14)
Dr. Wakil's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (13)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (13)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (13)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (13)
Open Full Survey+
in Albany, NY |
Dr. Wakil was very knowledgable and took the time to explain things to me.
in schenectady, ny |
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) she'd ask the opinion of another specialist related to the problem and will follow up with you. If you're expecting to be in and out in thirty minutes go somewhere else, but Dr. Wakil is worth the wait!
in Schenectady, NY |
Excellent Doctor , caring, knowledgable, takes her time to discuss issues, listens , great staff
in NY |
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. Each step (seeing each technician, having pressure measured, etc.) involves additional wait time. Having to devote an entire morning or afternoon to seeing one doctor is excessive!
Schenectady, NY |
Excellent, caring physician.
Have you seen Dr. Aida S. Wakil, MD?
Are you Dr. Wakil?
Respond to your reviews and manage your personalized profile today!
Post your response

Compare Dr. Wakil

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Wakil's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Wakil has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Background Check

Why It Matters: Dr. Wakil's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Howard University

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Washington Hospital Center
  • Residency Hospital
    U Ill Coll Med
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Anheuser-Busch Eye Insts-St Louis U

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Wakil does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Wakil and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • 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
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

You've got options

We're finding other great Providers for you to consider.