Dr. Douglas Liva, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 63
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Dr. Douglas Liva, MD
Dr. Douglas Liva, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Ridgewood, NJ. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Liva is affiliated with Valley Hospital.

625 Franklin Tpke

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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Dr. Douglas Liva, MD

Dr. Douglas Liva, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Medicare

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Care Philosophy

At Liva Eye Center we strive to provide the best comprehensive medical and surgical eye care. Emergencies are accommodated .Cataract and LASIK surgery is performed by Dr. Liva who has performed thousands of surgeries and is known for his expertise. An optical shop with a fabrication lab is on premises with hundreds of quality frames . We fit a vast array of contact lenses. Liva Eye Center has moved to a new state of the art facility with all the latest technology.
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Dr. Liva's Experience

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Dr. Liva's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • 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
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

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.

Education

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Presby St Lukes Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Nj Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctor NY Metro Area 10 Consecutive Years by Castle Connoly,
Media & Publications

Dr. Liva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Liva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liva to family and friends
4.1
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Liva'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Wyckoff, nj |
Dr. Has been my opthemologist for ten years. He is grea, very knowledgeable and has given me my vision back to 20/20. I'm very greatful I' met him. You can trust him.
Wayne, NJ |
I am so disappointed in the total lack of respect Dr. Liva has for his patients. After a wait of over 60 minutes, his associate did most of the eye exam and then he comes rushing in, says nothing, performs one test and leaves. No pleasantries, no acknowledgement of the patient. I will never return. Rude!
in Newtown PA |
Dr. Liva needs to talk to his front office staff. They treat his patients with disdain. My wife was a patient for over 30 yrs.and because of them we won't be going back.
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  • EmblemHealth
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  • Medicare
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Hospitals where Dr. Liva has admitting privileges

Valley Hospital
223 N Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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