Dr. Caryn Pearlstein, MD

Dr. Caryn Pearlstein, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Caryn Pearlstein, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

430 Bay Ridge Pkwy

Brooklyn, NY 11209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Heterophoria
high
more than 89% of peers
Exophoria
normal
more than 89% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
normal
more than 26% of peers

Dr. Pearlstein'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vertical Heterophoria

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4  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy

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

  • Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Staten Island University Hospital - South
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Minnesota
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pearlstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pearlstein's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pearlstein to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Pearlstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Wait over an hour in the office (for her to arrive) and then when you can't wait any longer, get asked if you'd like to pay an old no show fee. This office is delusional. If it wasn't for me actually liking the doctor for her skill and experience, I would never come back. And even that is...more
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