Dr. James Klancnik Jr, MD

Dr. James Klancnik Jr, MD

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Age 46
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Dr. James Klancnik Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1998 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, and more.Read his story

460 Park Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10022

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Klancnik Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Klancnik Jr "James M. Klancnik, Jr. is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in medical and surgical disorders of the retina and vitreous. He has a particular interest in acute and chronic diseases of the macula including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular disease. His surgical interests include macular holes, macular pucker, retinal detachment, and diabetic retinopathy. He utilizes all forms of ophthalmic imaging including fluorescein angiography, indocyanine green angiography, as well as noninvasive forms of imaging such as spectral domain optical coherence tomography, autofluorescence photography, and ultrasonography. Dr. Klancnik is a magna cum laude graduate of Yale University. He earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha and Hobart Amory Hare honor medical societies. He completed his internship at the Lankenau Hospital and his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital. He completed his medical and surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and Columbia University. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Klancnik is a member of numerous medical organizations including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retinal Specialists, and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He is an author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has presented at scientific meetings nationally and internationally. He is active in numerous clinical trials as principle or sub-investigator and serves as a reviewer for several ophthalmology journals."
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4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Angioid Streaks of Choroid
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroid Diseases and Disorders
  • Choroidal Melanoma
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Choroiditis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Multifocal Choroiditis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Surgery
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Lankenau Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Klancnik Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klancnik Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klancnik Jr to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Klancnik Jr'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

Patient Comments (1)

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