Dr. David Perlmutter, MD

Dr. David Perlmutter, MD

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Age 35
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Dr. David Perlmutter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

35 Hackett Blvd # 236

Albany, NY 12208

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of Northeastern New York
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
high
more than 82% of peers
Visual Field Defects
normal
more than 82% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Perlmutter'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.

Dr. Perlmutter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Perlmutter "My patients tell me how incredibly important their vision is to their wellbeing, and I love being a physician who can help them with such a vital part of their lives. I feel that my responsibility is to be both skillful and compassionate, so that I can educate people about their conditions and partner with them to reach the best possible treatment decision. I enjoy achieving this through cutting-edge technology both in the office and in the operating room."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Perlmutter "My patients tell me how incredibly important their vision is to their wellbeing, and I love being a physician who can help them with such a vital part of their lives.  I feel that my responsibility is to be both skillful and compassionate, so that I can educate people about their conditions and partner with them to reach the best possible treatment decision.  I enjoy achieving this through cutting-edge technology both in the office and in the operating room."

7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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21  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perlmutter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perlmutter's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perlmutter to family and friends
53 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (52)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Perlmutter'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 (38)

Dr. David Perlmutter is a great surgeon. My cataract surgery was done with the least amount of disruption in my schedule. Very thorough follow up after both operations. Results were fantastic. Thank you !!
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Dr Pearlmutter - caring and knowledgable. My surgery a great success! I would recommend him very highly!
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I had no idea the quality of life improvement that would occur from cataract surgery. Dr Perlmutter was thorough in evaluating my situation and informing me of my choices. The surgery he performed went perfectly and I was comfortable the whole time.
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I am an avid sportsman and hunter, when I am shooting at the range or hunting I was having a hard time focusing on the target is it was more than to yards away with the cateracs that I had. After the surgery I am able to see clearly the targets at 250 yards and an able to focus with my sites that...more
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I was nervous at the thought of having cataract surgery and so wanted a doctor I could trust and feel confident was at the top in his field. I found such a doctor in Dr. David Perlmutter. He listened to my concerns and took time to explain the options that were available to me. Both surgeries...more
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