Dr. Deeba Husain, MD

Dr. Deeba Husain, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Deeba Husain, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Stoneham, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, Aligarh Muslim University in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1 Montvale Ave

Stoneham, MA 02180

Contact Information

(781) 662-5520

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Husain'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Husain "Dr. Deeba Husain is a fellowship-trained retina specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham Eye Center with a focus in macular degeneration/diabetic retinopathy."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • 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
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, Aligarh Muslim University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Husain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Husain's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Husain to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Husain'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

In October of 2016, I suffered a slightly torn retina following a June cataract surgery. When the serious of my condition was revealed by my optometrist, he called Dr. Hussein for me. The office told me to come over immediately and would stay open if necessary. Dr. Hussein performed emergency...more
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Dr. Husain knows her stuff and seems to be conservative in her approach. There were two possible treatments for my detached retina. She chose the less invasive scleral buckle and it has worked really well. The experience was almost exactly as she described it would be, so there were no...more
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