Dr. Aryeh Pollack, MD

Dr. Aryeh Pollack, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(16)
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Dr. Aryeh Pollack, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

345 E 37th St Rm 212

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Retinopathy
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more than 99% of peers
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pollack "Aryeh L. Pollack, MD, is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula. He obtained his M.D. degree from Harvard University in 1995, and subsequently returned to New York, where he completed his internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Ophthalmology at the Mt. Sinai Hospital of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Pollack then completed the prestigious and extremely competitive two-year San Francisco Retina Fellowship."
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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
  • Acute Retinal Necrosis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Exudative Retinal Detachment
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 2
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 3
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Degeneration - Nanophthalmos - Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Disinsertion Syndrome
  • Retinal Dysplasia, X - Linked
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Angiography
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Focal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Macular Translocation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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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

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Mt Sinai Sch Med & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pollack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pollack's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pollack to family and friends
4.3
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Pollack'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

New York, NY |
Best retina surgeon in all of NYC, he spends a lot of time with his patients and does excellent work.
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New York, NY |
very good and smart but I had to wait really long more than 2 hours
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New York, NY |
Crowded waiting room and long wait
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in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr pollack was very personal patient and proffesional i highly recommend him i wish him success and health just like he healed me
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in Valley Stream,NY |
Campassion,Expartise,Professionalism,Kidness Staff from the Garden City office all are Phenomenal
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Dr. Pollack accepts 32 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna Network
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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