Dr. James H. Zellner, MD

Dr. James H. Zellner, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 63 years old

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Dr. Zellner specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Brooklyn, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Zellner's Reviews

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based on 9 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Zellner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Brooklyn ,NY |
Dr Zellner is an excellent physician. He has a great personality. He is caring and considerate. His staff is friendly and courteous. He has taken care of my entire family over the years including lasik surgery on my son which gave him better than 20/20 vision. I recommend him highly.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Cataract surgery:Dr. Zellner felt I would not need anesthesia. Imagine? Of course I did and the doctor was not in my insurance plan which left me with unnecessary bills. More importantly, after the surgery I felt the nerves in my face pulling for months and my vision made me imbalanced. Though the cataract was taken care of, my reading ability was compromised. I could no longer read labels, newspapers, etc. Now I wear reading glasses. The recovery was lengthy and difficult. Expect problems.
Brooklyn, NY |
Dr zellner is careless and an reckless. In 2012 my 80 year old father had cataract surgery on his left eye which Dr zellner insisted he have his vision was good the day before his surgery the day after he had terrible pain and had a complete loss of vision days after the surgery do not trust your eyes to this Dr.
in Brooklyn, NY |
very knowledgeable in his field, great ability to put patient at ease
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Dr. Zellner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Brookdale Med Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Undergraduate School
    SUNY Brooklyn

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery