Dr. David Pinhas, MD

Dr. David Pinhas, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. David Pinhas, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2148 Ocean Ave # 603

Brooklyn, NY 11229

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
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

61  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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16  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • 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.


  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • SUNY Downstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ny Eye and Ear Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pinhas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pinhas' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Pinhas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have a problem with anything touching or even coming close to my eyes. Because of this this problem I put off having cataract surgery. Luckily my PCP recommended that I see Dr. Pinhas. Due to his expertise I was able to have both cataracts removed. I'm still jumpy about anything coming at or...more
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I was diagnosed by Dr. Pinhas with glaucoma in 1096. Then lived in other state. 12 years ago my eye pressure was 50 and more. Most oftalmologists didn’t give me any guarantee that I will be able to see in a few years, even after surgery. Than I came again to Dr Pinhas. & after his surgery in 2005...more
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I got cataract removal surgery on 03/28/17 that has been performed by Dr David Pinhas. Something did not go so well, I had to visit a doctor for eye drops change, need to have a another procedure on 05/16, 2017, which is understandable, but the eye still hurts, irritated, I keep calling the office...more
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I was a patient of Dr. Pinhas for over 15 years, due to my schedule I could not attend his office as often, when I called the office on 10/31/2016 with an emergency front desk was extremely rude, nasty and very disdainful, I told them that I have emergency and I really need to see the Dr. they...more
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He has compassion and caring. Just loves to get to the root of the problem and make you well.
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