Dr. Emily Zimmerman, MD

Dr. Emily Zimmerman, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o
(80)

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Dr. Emily Zimmerman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. She specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read her story

Stahl Eyecare Experts

185 Madison Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10016
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
normal
more than 61% of peers
Blindness
normal
more than 58% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
normal
more than 40% of peers

Dr. Zimmerman'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.

Dr. Zimmerman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zimmerman "Dr. Zimmerman received her undergraduated degree from Duke University and her medical degree from the University of Maryland. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland and followed this with her fellowship at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital. Dr. Zimmerman has 17 years of practice in ophthalmology."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Color Blindness
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Soft Contact Lenses

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.

Education

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Maryland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zimmerman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Zimmerman does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Zimmerman and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Zimmerman's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zimmerman to family and friends
80 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (80)

  • 5
    (57)
  • 4
    (17)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Zimmerman'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

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Zimmerman is a professional in the highest form in her field, yet she is also a human being in that she cares in her patients' needs. She is highly sensitive to the needs of her patients and is there 100% when she performs surgery. She is one of the best doctors at Stahl Eye Care and they have...more
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Dr. Zimmerman is a brilliant physician! She diagnosed me right away when my previous eye care providers could not!
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I've been a patient of Dr. Zimmerman for over 6 years, entirely from her previous practice, before coming here to Stahl Eyecare Experts. Our communication with each other is outstanding and I have complete conference in her ability to diagnose & treat my conditions expertly!
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Very disappointed in Dr. Zimmerman. She was late, unprepared and had no idea how to support my eye concerns. She promised to check with another eye doctor and call me back in 2 days. It's been 2 weeks and she has never called. I've called Stahl back twice and still no resolution.
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I have followed her from her old practice and she is the best eye doc in NYC
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