Dr. Emily Ceisler, MD

Dr. Emily Ceisler, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Emily Ceisler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

40 W 72nd St

New York, NY 10023

Contact Information

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  • Cigna

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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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

26  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

10  Procedures

  • 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
28 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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Dr. Ceisler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

She cancelled my appointment at the very last minute. I had been waiting months for this appointment. I already took my child out of school and we were on our way there when her office called. Gee, thanks for nothing!
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Absolutely worst pediatric ophthalmologist in NYC. It seems she has alzheimer's or dementia because she's confused. She gave both my kids the wrong eyeglass prescription because all she does is copy the prescription on the eye glasses. Totally wasted hours of my time & my kids' time setting up the...more
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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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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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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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