Dr. Bruce Karmel, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(7)
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Dr. Bruce Karmel, MD
Dr. Bruce Karmel, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Manalapan, NJ. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Karmel is affiliated with Centrastate Medical Center.

710 Tennent Rd Ste 203

Manalapan, NJ 07726

Contact Information
Dr. Bruce Karmel, MD

Dr. Bruce Karmel, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Astigmatism
very high
more than 90% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 90% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
36

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • St Vincents Hosp & Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karmel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karmel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karmel to family and friends
3.3
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Karmel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Freehold, NJ |
Terrible bedside manner and rude to patients. Likes to brag about his education but criticizes his patients'. Thinks he is superior and does not think he needs to improve. I have had him for over 15 years from childhood to adulthood.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Karmel accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • 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
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Karmel has admitting privileges

Centrastate Medical Center
901 W Main St
Freehold, NJ 07728
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