Dr. David Newman, MD

Dr. David Newman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. David Newman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Temple University in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology, cornea & external diseases, and more.

166 Lyons Ave

Newark, NJ 07112

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Newman "expertise in diagnosis and laser surgery for diabetic eye disease"

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergies
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Episcleritis
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Flashes
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Migraine
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Boston Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Newman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I am pre-diabetic and I was told that I needed to have my eyes checked for glaucoma. I was given an appointment the next day and Dr Newman spent an hour explaining what the issues may be and then testing my eyes on the same day. I was extremely happy with his office staff and his knowledge and...more
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Dr. Newman is such a kind wonderful Doctor ---I am appreciative to have him looking over my eye problems.
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Dr. Newman is the best doctor I have ever known. He truly saved my vision when he performed laser surgery for my Diabetic Retinopathy. I am very grateful that he is my ophthalmologist and my entire family. I highly recommend Dr. Newman, especially if you are Diabetic.
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