Dr. Harvey A. Fishman, MD

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Dr. Harvey A. Fishman, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

706 Webster St, Palo Alto, CA 94301 Get Directions
(650) 322-4393

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Dr. Fishman specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Palo Alto, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (38)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology
      • Cataract Surgery
      • Glaucoma

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anisocoria
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blocked Tear Duct
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cataract
      • Cataract Surgery Complications
      • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
      • Chalazion
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Contusion of the Eyeball
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Erosion
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Dacryoadenitis
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Ectropion of Eyelid
      • Esophoria
      • Esotropia
      • Exophoria
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Eyelid Growth
      • Eyelid Spasm
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Heterophoria
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Edema
      • Macular Hole
      • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Night Blindness
      • Nystagmus
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Pterygium
      • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • Retinal Hemorrhage
      • Retinal Ischemia
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
      • Retinoschisis
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Strabismus
      • Stye
      • Tear Duct Disorders
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Blepharoplasty
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Contact Lens Fitting Services
      • Cornea Surgery
      • Corneal Tattooing
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Laser Trabeculoplasty
      • Ocular Prosthetics
      • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
      • Peripheral Iridotomy
      • Pterygium Surgery
      • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
      • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
      • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
      • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Stanford University

        Graduated in 2000

      • Internship Hospital
        St Mary's Hospital

        Completed in 2001

      • Residency Hospital
        Stanford University

        Completed in 2005

      • Undergraduate School
        Penn State University

        Graduated in 1990

      • Other Education
        Stanford University-Phd Chemistry and Neuroscience

        Completed in 1995

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • 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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      Dr. Fishman's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Fishman

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients