Dr. David Gerstenfeld, MD

Dr. David Gerstenfeld, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Gerstenfeld, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Staten Island, NY. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

4299 Hylan Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10312

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Floaters
very high
more than 98% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 97% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
85

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • 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

  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Morristown Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Montefiore Medical Center-Moses Division
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gerstenfeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerstenfeld's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerstenfeld to family and friends
3.0
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Gerstenfeld's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Elizabeth, NJ |
I made an appointment for my mother with THE DOCTOR but she was examined by the doctors ASSISTANT, who was very rude!!!! I was asking questions because my mother is in my care! Jackie was very short, and rude!! I did not understand what was being done and asked for her to elaborate, but she wouldn't listen to a word I said! As if I was bothering her!! Then when the doctor finally came in, I tried to inform him. However, he walked out within one minute!! I wouldn't recommend.
in Boca Raton, FL |
Had cateract surgury by dr. Gerstenfeld. Eyes now burn, run water and shake alot. When i told him, he said you have perfecg vision & dry eyes and just walked out of the room. Now its 2 yrs later and they are still the same.
in Staten Island, NY |
Dr. David Gerstenfeld lived up to the high recommendations of a neighbor (an optometrist), a friend (a retired registered nurse), and a vision store where I usually gets my bi-yearly glasses. What a pleasant experience! His in-office poster describes him as curious, generous, obsessive, all excellent characteristics to find in a doctor don't you think?! Staff was diligent and followed through well. SIUH South nurses were conscientious, capable, and caring. Thanks to all! Frank S.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gerstenfeld accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Gerstenfeld has admitting privileges

Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Ave
Staten Island, NY 10305
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