Dr. Farzad Fakheri, MD

Dr. Farzad Fakheri, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Farzad Fakheri, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11 Ralph Pl Ste 106

Staten Island, NY 10304

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 88% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Fakheri'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fakheri "We provide individualize and personal care for each of our patients."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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4  Procedures

  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Sutureless Cataract 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

  • Cornell University, College Of Arts and Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ny Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fakheri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fakheri's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fakheri to family and friends
18 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Fakheri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

This individual is quite possibly one of the most disrespectful and unprofessional medical “doctors” we’ve ever encountered. He does not want to answer questions and he behaves as if he’s doing us a favor by seeing us in his office. I paid my copay simply to walk out confused and disrespected. Stay...more
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This doctor is very nasty and the worst I very seen. He took my money and I never even got a prescription let alone glasses.
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Great Doctor. I did refer him to family, both my parents had surgery with him. An excellence service. His staff made them feel like family.
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Scheduling my emergency appointment was easy and the doctor was very friendly and informative
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Great doctor and staff. Definitely will be recommending to my family members
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