Dr. Gregory Harmon, MD

Dr. Gregory Harmon, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gregory Harmon, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

205 E 64th St Ste 101

New York, NY 10065

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
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 4 More

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Chalazion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 99% 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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cyclodialysis
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • 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

  • Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Lukes Roosevelt
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-New York Weill Cornell Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-New York Weill Cornell Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harmon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harmon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harmon to family and friends
4.0
based on 24 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Harmon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
in Garden City |
My husband has glaucoma and his pressure was fluctuating under his previous doctor. Dr. Harmon was recommended to us by a good friend. Dr. Harmon has gotten it under control. We feel greatful for having a wonderful, professional, truly caring doctor. He also has treated me although I don't have glaucoma. If you arrive early to an appointment and office isn't busy he'll take you early. We highly recommend him.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Harmon performed cataract surgery on both eyes. The surgery has caused a decline in my ability to see. He did not warn me about this risk before performing the surgeries.
New York, NY |
I came just for a routine vision check, when Dr.Harmon pronounced a need for a laser iridotomy – prophylactic (for narrow angle glaucoma) surgical procedure. I was asked to repeat the tests in 3mo. Despite the same results, Dr.Harmon recommended surgery on both eyes to take place ASAP. Since I wasn’t satisfied with the received sketchy info, I decided to get 2nd opinion. Two other glaucoma experts disagreed with Dr.Harmon’s assessment – no surgery is necessary in my current condition.
in Princeton Junction, NJ |
I have been under Dr. Harmon's care since 2002 for cataracts and glaucoma related problems. He is an outstanding surgeon and a very caring doctor. I wish him a very long and healthy life so he can continue to help his patients.
New York, NY |
Longtime patient but it is a factory designed to bill as many procedures as possible with long waits to see an optometrist first, then run tests, then finally Harmon for 90 seconds (as he juggles 3-4 rooms). The waits are increasingly unacceptable. If your times valuable, seek other options.
in New York, NY |
I love Dr. Harmon! I've been in his care for glaucoma for years now, and see him every few months. Before I see him, I see one of the other doctors in the office (it's a very busy office) who does all the tests. Then Dr. Harmon sees me, he reads the results, re-checks my pressure (so two doctors check my eye pressure every time I go) and talks with me. I feel very well cared for and have had two double surgeries (cataract plus glaucoma surgery) in each eye, and he is top of the line technically!
in Ft Lee, NJ |
Both I and my friends have had excellent experiences with Dr. Harmon for glaucoma and cataract related issues. These are his specialties and he is committed to providing the absolute best care. He is conservative, knowledgeable and a great surgeon. I would say you could find no one better for cataract or glaucoma issues...He makes sure, if your vision is unstable before cataract surgery, that he tests and retests and tests again to get the proper lenses for excellent vision afterwards.
in Melville, NY |
Dr Harmon was well recommended and He did not disappoint. The entire experience is top notch.extremely efficient without sacrificing that special human touch that sadly disappear when the doctor's practice become so big. The greatest experience I have with Dr Harmon is the positive feeling coming out of surgery. He is genuinely happy with the successful surgery and that positive feeling he was able to transcend to his patient. A truly warm and friendly doctor .
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Dr. Harmon accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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