Dr. Benjamin Chang, MD

Dr. Benjamin Chang, MD

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54 y/o
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Dr. Benjamin Chang, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Garden City, NY. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.Read his story

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450 Endo Blvd

Garden City, NY 11530
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 90% of peers
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 90% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Chang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chang "Dr. Chang is proud to spealize in Retina, LASIK, Cataracts & intravitreal injection. Dr. Chang received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and his MD from UCLA. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, where he also served as Chief Resident. This was followed by a 2-year fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. Dr. Chang has authored numerous articles and book chapters in ophthalmology, and is co-editor of the widely referenced Wills Eye Manual. He is a board certified eye doctor by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chang "If you are seeking a Long Island LASIK specialist, the eye doctors at Stahl Eyecare Experts would like to offer you the best and most advanced solution in LASIK eye surgery. Brought to you by the best Long island LASIK surgeons, our one of a kind medical facility brings the best technology with only the most experienced hands in ophthalmology. Helping you achieve your personal best vision is mission critical at our Long Island LASIK office. If LASIK cost is something that has been holding you back please feel free to review our options regarding LASIK Financing. We are dedicated to providing the best in patient education so that our patients can make a well-educated decision as to whether or not LASIK would be a good vision correction option. Remember, not everyone is a good candidate for LASIK. This is precisely why you need to have an experienced Long Island LASIK surgeon evaluate you to make sure LASIK is the right eye surgery procedure for you! If LASIK is not the best procedure for you, we offer other ophthalmology procedures such as cataract surgery to help you see better. If you are seeking a Long Island cataract surgeon we are happy to offer cataract consultations to educate you about this process and determine your vision correction options."

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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

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • 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

  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of California, Los Angeles Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow

Dr. Chang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chang to family and friends
4.7
based on 331 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (333)

  • 5
    (275)
  • 4
    (36)
  • 3
    (8)
  • 2
    (8)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Chang'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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Patient Comments (4)

Brooklyn, NY |
Dr. Chang made me feel comfortable and answered all my questions without talking over me. He has a warm personality
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in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr. Chang is very considerate and cares about your health and eyes. He looks over your cart and talks about other medical issues that can affect your eye health.
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in Sands Point, NY |
Dr. Chang is an excellent doctor. He is patient and extremely knowledgeable. I was nervous prior to my lasek procedure and Dr. Chang helped me throughout. He performed the surgery masterfully. My vision is excellent now and I feel that lasek was a life changing opportunity. He is very trustworthy...more
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Syosset, NY |
My experience with Dr Changvwad very unprofessional. I was kept waiting for over an hour without a word of apology from anyone in the garden city office. I ultimately walked out of the office without getting seen by dr Chang and to date have not heard from anyone in that office with an...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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Next Day
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Dr. Chang accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    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 PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Chang has admitting privileges

NYU Winthrop Hospital
259 1st St
Mineola, NY 11501
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