Dr. Jason Flicker, MD

Dr. Jason Flicker, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Jason Flicker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wantagh, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from St George's University in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

2185 Wantagh Ave

Wantagh, NY 11793

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sjögren's Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Flicker'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.

Care Philosophy

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8  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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15  Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear

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

  • Syracuse University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Schneider Chldns Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Catholic Med Center Brroklyn and Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • N Shore University Hospital Manhassat
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Flicker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flicker's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flicker to family and friends
54 total reviews (35 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Flicker'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 (35)

laser cataract and multifunctional lense best outcome
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I just recently had laser cataract surgery on both my eyes. Right from the beginning, Dr. Flicker put me at ease. His calm demeanor and expertise immediately eased my mind.The surgery center staff were wonderful and they all were so, so nice. Dr. Flicker talked to me the whole way asking me how I...more
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Right from my first consultation Dr. Flicker and his staff took all my anxiety away ! Dr. Flicker explained in detail what to expect with my cataract surgery! He was right on target ! SORRY I WAITED SO LONG ! Thanks again to South Shore Eye Care ! Michael Tramutolo
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I recently had laser surgery with Dr Flicker and I would highly recommend him. He explained the procedure from beginning to end and it was very successful.
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I was very nervous about having my eye repaired. Dr. Flicker came highly recommended from my primary care physician. Dr Flicker and his great staff put me at ease. He discovered that I was legally blind in my right eye. After my procedure about a week ago, my sight has been restored and I can...more
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