Dr. Elizabeth Maher, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Maher, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Elizabeth Maher, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

36 E 36th St

New York, NY 10016

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)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Chalazion
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated


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22  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct 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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Manhattan Ee&T Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Manhattan Ee&T Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Maher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Maher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Maher to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Maher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Professional, confident and experienced. Also, just a nice person. I recommend her anyone who would need the services she offers, The staff was very helpful and considerate, as well. I liked that I could fill out my forms beforehand and that I now have an online private portal to communicate (make...more
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I had a second visit with Dr. Elizabeth Maher and I must have had a bad hair day on my first appointment with her, thinking she had poor bedside manners. I was truly mistaken. Busy as she is, she is quite personable and a exceedingly competent doctor. I had minor eye surgery done and she explained...more
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