Dr. Carolyn Lederman, MD

Dr. Carolyn Lederman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Carolyn Lederman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Purchase, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3020 Westchester Ave

Purchase, NY 10577

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Diplopia
normal
more than 69% of peers
Astigmatism
normal
more than 43% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
normal
more than 31% of peers

Dr. Lederman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lederman "Expert and compassionate Pediatric Ophthalmic care for all children and adults with strabismus (misaligned eyes)."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

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6  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Chldns National Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lederman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lederman's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lederman to family and friends
17 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lederman'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

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Carolyn Lederman is amazing! Not only is she a fabulous diagnostician but she took the time to listen to my concerns and has extreme patience with my son who has special needs. Under her care, my son feels safe and her recommended treatments were spot on! Now after years of patching and...more
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Dr. Lederman began treating my daughter for poor vision in one eye and for Strabismus (lazy eye drifting to one side) when she was 3. She is a fabulous doctor. She corrected her vision from 20/400 to 20/40! She also ultimately performed minor eye surgery to correct the Strabismus and was...more
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I've been taking my kids to Dr. Lederman since my oldest was about 3. She's great; she takes what she is doing seriously, she is thorough, and she is patient (a very important thing when working with kids). She also does a great job explaining her diagnoses and findings and making plain and...more
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Dr. Carolyn Lederman came highly recommended by our eye doctor and pediatrician. Seeing how I've been a person whose worn glasses my whole life and seeing multiple doctors I've finally found the best Opthamology group around for the care of my child, simply the best! The combination of father and...more
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My former preemie has been seeing Dr Lederman for years. We have always had good experience, the team is organized, doctor has patience with my son (he himself loves going there). Taking little ones to specialist like this requires a teamwork between Doctor and parents as well, and I feel that the...more
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