Dr. Idida Kaplan, MD

Dr. Idida Kaplan, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 62
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Idida Kaplan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

935 Northern Blvd Ste 204

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
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Glaucoma Surgery
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaplan "Dr Kaplan is a solo practitioner who practices ophthalmology in a compassionate and caring manner hoping to provide an excellent clinical experience while treating each patient as an individual with a focus on the patient's needs and concerns. All questions are carefully and completely answered. All concerns are addressed. First rate medical and surgical ophthalmic care are provided in a comfortable state of the art office setting"


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.


  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Colum Presby
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaplan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaplan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Kaplan's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Kaplan is an excellent ophthalmologist. She diagnosed my condition. Explained it thoroughly to me when other doctors that I saw previously missed it completely. I highly recommend Dr. Kaplan to anyone who is looking for a great ophthalmologist.
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in New York
Dr. Kaplan is an amazing glaucoma specialist. All my life I've been told I've had dangerously high pressures in both my eyes and that I was doomed to develop glaucoma and at only 35 you can imagine how very scary that can be to hear. Dr. Kaplan examined me and put me at ease and took her time to...more
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in Port Washington, NY
Recently, a test that Dr. Kaplan routinely runs to check my eyes revealed a change in a condition that she had discussed with me previously. Based on a potential for a sudden medical emergency with a risk of permanent vision loss, we scheduled an Iridotomy for the following week. The procedure was...more
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Dr. Kaplan is a Glaucoma specialist and has been caring for my eyes, keeping the pressure well-controlled for the past ten years. I have felt completely comfortable asking questions and discussing my eye care, never feeling rushed. Her office staff is friendly and competent in what they do and care...more
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in Great Neck, NY
I have been Dr. Kaplan's grateful patient since 2005, a wonderful experience. She inspires total confidence because of her expertise and experience, and -- even better -- her willingness to answer any question, to explain any procedure. She takes her time; she focuses her attention entirely on...more
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