Dr. Bruce Zagelbaum, MD

Dr. Bruce Zagelbaum, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Bruce Zagelbaum, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Manhasset, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

333 E Shore Rd Ste 202

Manhasset, NY 11030

Contact Information

(516) 487-4722

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zagelbaum performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Floaters
very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • 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

  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Cornell University North Shore University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zagelbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zagelbaum's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zagelbaum to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Zagelbaum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Rude. Impatient. Hurried through the examination and got frustrated and dismissed as he couldn’t cope or didn’t know how to diagnose. Louzy Doctor. Waited over an hour in the waiting room. Can’t believe he had a practice. I am so upset and hurt. Still waiting to be seen by another doctor. He...more
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He was so rude and obnoxious as was the rest of his staff from the receptionists to the nurses. The one nurse that was actually being nice, he ended up yelling at her in front of me for almost sending me to another exam room accidentally. I happen to have very sensitive eyes, He was impatient...more
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If you are willing to put up with rude, inept front office personnel, this is the place to go. Walked out after confrontation and arrogance by clerical manning the front desk. No one should have to be subject to this. Have gotten a new doctor.
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Office saw me as an emergency. Treated my condition and helped me. Very professional. Recommend
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Failed to diagnose that my eye was bleeding internally (examining me twice in 10 days). Had I not gone to a different doctor, I would have been blind in that eye!
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