Dr. Clifford Michaelson, MD

Dr. Clifford Michaelson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Clifford Michaelson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

183 Massachusetts Ave

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Migraine
very high
more than 92% of peers
Blepharitis
high
more than 83% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
more than 82% of peers

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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Hospital Stony Brook
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • College Presby Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Michaelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michaelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michaelson to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Michaelson'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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Michaelson accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Michaelson has admitting privileges

Winchester Hospital
41 Highland Ave
Winchester, MA 01890
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