Dr. Howard Pomeranz, MD

Dr. Howard Pomeranz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Howard Pomeranz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

600 Northern Blvd Ste 214

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Paralytic Strabismus
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Pomeranz'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*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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1  Procedures

  • 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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Overlook Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pomeranz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pomeranz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pomeranz to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pomeranz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Worst experience ever. Have been trying to resolve a bill for six months that Is not my responsibility. No one ever picks up the phone in billing, or returns your phone calls within a reasonable time. Tried to get directly through to his office and waited 25 minutes and no one ever connected...more
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I feel Dr. Pomeranz is bored with his work and has little interest in his patients Sorry bur true
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This Doctor was extremely dismissive. He wasn't thorough at all. I went to him with issues my doctor felt needed to be addressed and he was quick to say I don't have the condition in question. Come to find out a more competent doctor diagnosed me with the condition and i am currently being treated....more
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The staff at Dr Pomeranz's office is wonderful! I wish I could say the same about the doctor himself. I felt like I was wasting his time by being there. He didn't answer any of my questions and did not take me seriously. He spent a total of 5 minutes with me, and told me everything was fine...more
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I went to Dr. Pomeranz last year and he was very quick to examine my eyes and diagnose me with Glaucoma but I felt very uneasy with his diagnose because I felt that he was to quick and did not care if I had questions. He send me to see another Doctor which she was confused about my results. She...more
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