Dr. Eric Dessner, MD

Dr. Eric Dessner, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Dessner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.

81 Willoughby St Fl 4

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Heterophoria
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 90% of peers
Exotropia
normal
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • 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.

Education

  • Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dessner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dessner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dessner to family and friends
3.7
based on 9 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Dessner's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

GREAT KNOWLEDGEABLE DOCTOR , FRIENDLY STAFF NICE AND QUIET OFFICE.
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Had a recent eye emergency and had to see a doctor ASAP. Most ophthalmology offices I called were already booked with their next appointment weeks away. I found Dr. Dessner and was able to schedule an appointment for the same day. When I got in, I was seen almost right away after completing their...more
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Nice clean office with very nice staff. The doctor was friendly and very comforting. I felt like he listened and made good eye contact. I will return for my annual visit here.
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just received a call (at 4:30PM) telling me i had they were canceling my appointment that is tomorrow morning. I have been suffering with so much pain for the past week and looked forward to finally getting it diagnosed. The woman that called me suggested I call his other clinic. NO ONE answered...more
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Excellent doctor, office and staff...couldnt have been more pleased with my visits
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