Dr. Dean Cummins, MD

Dr. Dean Cummins, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Dean Cummins, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ossining, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Tufts Univ Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

310 N Highland Ave Ste 6

Ossining, NY 10562

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 92% of peers
Iridocyclitis
high
more than 84% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Cummins'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • 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

  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Faulkner Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Yale Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cummins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cummins' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cummins to family and friends
9 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Cummins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (7)

As a commercial pilot I went to Doc Cummins to ensure my eyes were clearing up. It doesn't get more critical than the eyes for a pilot. He was extremely thoughtful and deliberate in his evaluate and communicated clearly about his assessment. I felt extremely comfortable and would strongly recommend...more
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I brought my mother to see Dr. Cummins as she experienced a sudden loss of vision in her left eye. Dr. Cummins saw us on a Saturday after hours and because of his prompt treatment and care, my mother has now totally regained the sight in her left eye. I highly recommend Dr. Cummins.
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I do NOT recommend him. When it came to giving me my prescription for my glasses, he gave me the completely wrong prescription! He was telling me my eyes got worse, when they got better. I had the glasses made & that's when I realized he screwed up big time. Got an exam from the place I bought...more
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For routine exams he was ok. When only 2 months later I had a serious problem on Saturday, and his office and I tried to reach him, he never answered his phone. His assistant dismissed my problem as a "simple irritation." When I saw Dr. Cummins 2 days later, he sent me to a specialist who told me...more
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Outstanding; used him for over ten years. Has MD and Phd. Speaks clearly and directly . Very responsive.
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