Dr. Jay Bernstein, MD

Dr. Jay Bernstein, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(17)
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Dr. Jay Bernstein, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Cedar Knolls, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1980 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology.

218 Ridgedale Ave Ste 100

Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

Contact Information

(973) 326-8895

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Strabismus
very high
more than 90% of peers
Esotropia
normal
more than 65% of peers
Paralytic Strabismus
normal
more than 58% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Visual Field Defects
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Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.

Education

  • Northwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Highland General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bernstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bernstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernstein to family and friends
2.4
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Bernstein's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Cedar Knolls, NJ
I have been bringing my son to Dr Jay Bernstein and Dr. Mayumi Mori now for the past 4 years and both doctors are extremely friendly and caring. They take their time with the patient and also they answer all questions that I had. The office staff is super friendly with the kids and super helpful on...more
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in Elizabeth, NJ
His bedside manner was HORRIBLE. He was basically pawing my daughters face and telling her, hush, be quiet I'm not hurting you! HORRIBLE. He just wanted to get the exam over with and did not want to take the time to slow down and be gentle with my child. He was annoyed when I asked specific...more
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