Dr. Jai Parekh, MD

Dr. Jai Parekh, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Jai Parekh, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Woodland Park, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1031 McBride Ave Ste D106

Woodland Park, NJ 07424

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 98% of peers
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more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parekh "We take care of all patients with all varieties of eye conditions, both medically and surgically. We are doctors first, then surgeons!"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • 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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14  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Boston University Combined Medical Program
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Lahey Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Rhode Island Hospital Lifespan
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Duke's Fuqua School Of Business
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Vanguard Ophthalmic Society, 2009
  • The American College of Ophthalmic Surgery, 2010
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Parekh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Polish
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parekh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parekh to family and friends
23 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Parekh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr. Parekh was amazing and the new office is BEAUTIFUL!! The staff were extremely kind and the flow of my appointment was very smooth. They have even integrated technology into the office which helped me understand my condition better as I waited for Dr. Parekh to see me. He does a fantastic job...more
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I had an appointment with Dr Jai Parekh for Cataract evaluation he was information his office was geared to patient education as well as services.His staff was friendly and the wait time was minimial . He took a good amount of time with me and answered all my concerns.I Would absolutely recommend...more
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Without hesitation, i would have him see my family and friends
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Dr. Parekh and all the staff at Eyecare consultants of nj are soo great. They provide quick and easy service and really impact everyone of their patients on a personal level. The care provided is phenomenal and scheduling appointments are so easy. All the staff is connectable, understable, and...more
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Incredible doctor -- both charismatic & extremely knowledgeable. Friendly staff, beautiful new office, great help....
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