Dr. Howard Eggers, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
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Dr. Howard Eggers, MD
Dr. Howard Eggers, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. Eggers is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Columbia Doctors Ophthalmology

635 W 165th St

New York, NY 10032

Contact Information
Dr. Howard Eggers, MD

Dr. Howard Eggers, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Eggers' Experience

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Dr. Eggers' 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
1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
57

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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2

Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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 Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • St Lukes Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Harkness Inst-Presby Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eggers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eggers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eggers to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Eggers' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Eggers accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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