Dr. Barry Pinchoff, MD

Dr. Barry Pinchoff, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Barry Pinchoff, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1000 Northern Blvd # 190W

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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more than 80% of peers
more than 65% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
more than 65% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Diplopia
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease

5  Procedures

  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Tear Duct 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.


  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Harlem Hospital Columbia P&S
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Mich Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Indiana University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Guide to America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2008
  • Avvo Rating, 2011
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005-2006
  • Improving Healthcare for the Common Good, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Pinchoff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pinchoff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pinchoff to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pinchoff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Pinchoff and his staff were amazing with my very anxious 7 year old. There is a free valet so parking was not a concern. The receptionist was friendly and reassuring. We actually got seen early which was refreshing. The doctor was kind and treated my son just a 7 year old should be treated. I...more
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My experience has been disappointing with Dr. Pinchoff. He is an expert in his field however seems unable to communicate beyond his office walls. I called with a question regarding my daughter. My query was attended to by staff (after consulting with him). However busy he might have been, it is of...more
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Daughter had problem focusing in both eyes. During the process He was excellent with both her and parents. She was 5 yrs when operated on and he did explain it maybe necessary for a 2nd operation. So far 11 yrs later she is fine. He takes the time to be sure that all is working and has a great...more
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