Dr. Evis Petrela, MD

Dr. Evis Petrela, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Evis Petrela, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from University Of Tiranes Faculty Of Med Tirana Albania in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

550 Harrison St # L

Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 87% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 78% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Injuries
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • Gjimnasi, Tirana, Albania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Tiranes Faculty Of Med Tirana Albania
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • St Joseph Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Tirana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • SUNY Upstate University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Tirana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Jules Stein Eye Insitute, UCLA
    Other Education | Completed 2000
  • National Navy Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 1998
  • Nuffield Laboratory Of Medicine, Oxford, Gb
    Other Education | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petrela has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Albanian
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petrela's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Petrela'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 (2)

Temendous Doctor who has done thousands of cataract surgeries. She did both of my eyes with a perfect outcome. I am very happy that I chose her to perform the procedure.
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Very nice. Dr. Petrela will spent all the time with you that you need to have all your questions answered.
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