Dr. Gary Fishman, MD

Dr. Gary Fishman, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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43 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Gary Fishman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Vision Center Of New York

2100 Bartow Ave # 216C

Bronx, NY 10475
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 91% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Fishman'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. Fishman "We provide state-of-the-art eye care services for adults and children. Most insurances are accepted. The office is open Monday through Saturday."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fishman does not have any board certifications listed.

37  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • 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.

Education

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • New York Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fishman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fishman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fishman's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fishman to family and friends
21 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Fishman'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

my experience here has been excellent, as always.
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Today was my 3rd time seeing dr fishman. The doctor and his staff continue to impress me with their knowledge, mannerisms, and overall attention to my needs.
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best eye doctor in the bronx !!
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He helped me with both contact lens and glasses. His staffs are also pretty nice.
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fast and efficient
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