Dr. Barry Schanzer, MD

Dr. Barry Schanzer, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Barry Schanzer, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Edison, NJ. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Schanzer is affiliated with JFK Medical Center.

1812 Oak Tree Rd

Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 93% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
52

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • New York Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • SUNY Downstate Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schanzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schanzer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schanzer to family and friends
4.3
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Schanzer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Westfield, NJ |
Dr. Schanzer takes the time to explain everything, and answer all questions.
in Edison NJ |
This is a very good doctor who takes his time with the patients and explains in detail. The staff is very polite and very helpful. I would recommend Dr. Schanzer to anyone who is in need of an eye doctor.
in Plainfield, NJ |
Dr. Schanzer did surgery on both my eyes I had cataracts both surgeries were amazing he was an excellent surgeon very caring very devoted to me and I'm grateful would highly recommend him the staff were excellent as well very accommodating even when I had emergencies.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schanzer accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Schanzer has admitting privileges

JFK Medical Center
65 James St
Edison, NJ 08820
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