Dr. Harvey Fishman, MD

Dr. Harvey Fishman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Harvey Fishman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

706 Webster St

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fishman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinguecula
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Fishman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

91  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • 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
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • 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
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • 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
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Penn State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • St Mary's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Stanford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Stanford University-Phd Chemistry and Neuroscience
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fishman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fishman's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fishman to family and friends
39 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Fishman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I've been seeing Dr Fishman for 7 years and my experiences have always been wonderful. He is kind, caring, extremely knowledgeable, very willing to inform and educate his patients, and an excellent surgeon. I have recommended him to several friends and family members.
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