Dr. Gerard D'Aversa, MD

Dr. Gerard D'Aversa, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Gerard D'Aversa, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Valley Stream, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

65 Roosevelt Ave Ste 204

Valley Stream, NY 11581

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. D'Aversa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Presbyopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. D'Aversa'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.

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • 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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14  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Li Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. D'Aversa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. D'Aversa's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. D'Aversa to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. D'Aversa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

What a wonderful, caring professional. Our daughter needed cataract surgery when she was a teenager. He walked us thru the entire process and took great care of her. Our whole family now uses him!
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Unfortunately after being a patient of Dr. D'Aversa for years, I cannot recommend him as a doctor. He totally botched up a simple cataract operation. He described what I could expect and I got the opposite. He could not give me a valid reason but he was willing to do cataract surgery on the other...more
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Dr. D'Aversa advised me on the repair needed when my first cataract operation with another doctor resulted in a complication. He carefully explained the risks for my second cataract surgery before the surgery. The day of the surgery, he explained each step as he performed it. The day after this...more
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I have found Dr,Daversa to be totally professional and caring. I was sent to him by my ophthalmologist due a certain eye condition that I have. He has brought relief from my pain and has always been caring.
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