Dr. Harry Koster, MD

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Dr. Harry Koster, MD
Dr. Harry Koster, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Koster is affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center.

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Our mission is to preserve vision and treat disease early using the best detection technologies available and the best medical and surgical care for our patients. We are committed to providing the highest standards of care with warmth, compassion and integrity for a lifetime of healthy eyes.

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    Dr. Koster's Performance
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      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Time well spent
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    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    Dr. Koster's Care Philosophy

    Our mission is to preserve vision and treat disease early using the best detection technologies available and the best medical and surgical care for our patients. We are committed to providing the highest standards of care with warmth, compassion and integrity for a lifetime of healthy eyes.

    Dr. Koster's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Super Doctors of New York, 2012
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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Esotropia
    • Exophoria
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Hypertropia
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Migraine
    • Monofixation Syndrome
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Photokeratitis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Posterior Scleritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Cysts
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Strabismus
    • Stye
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertical Heterophoria
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

      Graduated in 1986

    • Internship Hospital
      New York Hospital Cornell University

      Completed in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      New York Eye and Ear Infirm

      Completed in 1990

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hotel Dieu

      Completed in 1991

      Mass Eye and Ear Infirm

      Completed in 1992

    • Undergraduate School
      Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons

      Graduated in 1982

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Clear Lens Extraction
    • Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
    • Clear Lens Surgery to Correct Near and Far Vision Simultaneous
    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Laser Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
    • Refractive Surgery
    • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy