Dr. Gregory Krohel, MD

Dr. Gregory Krohel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Gregory Krohel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Malta, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

658 Malta Ave Ste 101

Malta, NY 12020

Contact Information

(518) 580-0553

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
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Visual Field Defects
more than 89% of peers
Blocked Tear Duct
more than 80% of peers
Tear Duct Disorders
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Krohel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Krohel "Dr. Krohel is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of patients needing neuro-ophthalmological and oculoplastic care. Dr. Krohel completed medical school and residency at Albany Medical Center. He was Vice-Chairman of the department from 1982-1986, and was named Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology in 1988. Dr. Krohel completed fellowship training in orbital disease and oculoplastic surgery at Moorefield's Eye Hospital in London, England, and completed further fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology at the Stein Eye Institute at UCLA in California. Dr. Krohel has served as a consultant reviewer for several ophthalmic journals including the Archives of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, and Survey of Ophthalmology. He was also an associate examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Krohel has published or presented over 185 scientific papers and authored a book on Orbital Disease He has authored over 100 articles in neuro-ophthalmology and orbital disease. He has been a visiting professor on over 70 occasions, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Krohel received research awards from the Sight Conservation Society of Northeastern New York, the National Institute of Health, the Veterans Administration, and was the recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Medal of Honor Award for Distinguished Service in 1985. He received the Teacher of the Year award from the Albany Medical College Resident Program in 1997. Areas of special interest include screening and management of patients treated with Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine)."


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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Orbital Disorders

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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7  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

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.


  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Swedish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krohel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krohel's Reviews

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6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 3
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Dr. Krohel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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