Dr. Basil Pakeman, MD

Dr. Basil Pakeman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(4)
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Dr. Basil Pakeman, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

240 E 64th St

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Cataracts
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 59% of peers
Floaters
normal
more than 34% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
30

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Keratomileusis
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

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

  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cooper Hosp/Univ Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Vincent's Hsp and M C Ny
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vet Affairs Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pakeman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pakeman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pakeman to family and friends
4.8
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Pakeman'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pakeman accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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