Dr. Harry Koster, MD

Dr. Harry Koster, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(12)
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Dr. Harry Koster, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

279 Wyckoff Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11237

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • 24 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Koster "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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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)
  • 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
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • 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
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • 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
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • 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
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • 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
  • 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 Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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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

  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • New York Hospital Cornell University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Hotel Dieu
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

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

Dr. Koster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koster to family and friends
3.3
based on 12 total reviews
Dr. Koster's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    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
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Dr. Koster accepts 33 insurance carriers
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
    Advantage Health Solutions
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access
  • Elderplan
    Medicare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI
    GHI EPO
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network PPO
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
    HealthPlus PPO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • New York Life
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • PCS Health Systems
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Travelers
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare
  • United Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Koster has admitting privileges

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
374 Stockholm St
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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