Dr. Amjad Hammad, MD

Dr. Amjad Hammad, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(51)
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Dr. Amjad Hammad, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Malta, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University of Jordan in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

658 Malta Ave Ste 101

Malta, NY 12020

Contact Information

(518) 580-0553

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 96% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 95% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Hammad's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammad "Dr. Hammad is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in the medical, surgical, and laser treatment of the retina and vitreous. He is fellowship trained in vitreo-retinal surgery. Dr. Hammad is a graduate of the University of Jordan Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology Residency at Albany Medical Center and furthered his specialty with a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at Michigan State University and a vitreo-retinal fellowship at Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, as well as the Jordanian Board of Ophthalmology. In addition, Dr. Hammad completed his Masters of Business Management at the Yale School of Management. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retinal Specialists. Dr. Hammad is president-elect of the New York State Ophthalmological Society. He has worked and lectured frequently in the Middle-East, as well as the United States. He has organized and taught in many conferences and workshops in Jordan and Dubai."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.

Education

  • University of Jordan
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Edward W Sparrow Hospital Association
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albany Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Michigan State University
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammad to family and friends
4.9
based on 51 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
    (48)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hammad's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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