Dr. Emily Ceisler, MD

Dr. Emily Ceisler, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Emily Ceisler, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 52 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

40 W 72nd St

New York, NY 10023

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Extraocular Muscle Surgery
more than 43% of peers
more than 12% of peers
more than 11% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Diplopia
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease


  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • 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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Manhattan Eye and Ear Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ceisler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ceisler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ceisler to family and friends
based on 26 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ceisler's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

New York, NY |
Top doc! I have known Dr. Ceisler for many years and I have always found her to be incredibly patient, knowledgeable and accessible. She always takes plenty of time to explain what is happening and I have never felt rushed in her office. She's also very responsive to emails when I have needed help....more
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Manchester Center, VT |
Dr Ceisler is amazing. My children have seen her for years. I trust her a thousand percent. She is brilliant, patient and her bedside manner is second to none. We adore her and feel lucky to have her as our doctor.
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Westport, CT |
Dr. Emily Ceisler and her staff were extremely professional, knowledgeable and thorough in my strabismus diagnosis and surgery. She took the time to fully explain my situation and expectations for surgery. The surgery itself went smoothly and she was available post op for any questions and...more
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Washington, DC |
I have three children and have known Dr. Ceisler for many years. I can't say enough about her. She is super smart, thorough and conscientious. She combines these skills with a wonderful, sensitive and calming way with patients of all ages and their parents. Definitely one of the best doctors I...more
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in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr. Ceisler is the best pediatric ophthalmologist in NY. We are grateful to have her recommended by our pediatrician. Both of our children see her for care. Professional staff all around. Highly recommend her.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ceisler accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Ceisler has admitting privileges

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 1st Ave
New York, NY 10016
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