Dr. Howard Distelman, MD

Dr. Howard Distelman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Howard Distelman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Guilford, CT and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

515 Boston St

Guilford, CT 06437

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
very high
more than 91% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Distelman'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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 1978
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Barnabus Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • St Univ of NY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Dubroff Eye Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Distelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Distelman's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Distelman to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Distelman'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
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