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Dr. Jay Galst, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Galst

Omni Eye Services

20 E 46th St New York, NY 10017

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Dr. Jay Galst, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Columbia U, College Of Phys/Surg in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.


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My husband and I have been patients of Dr. Galst for nearly 50 years. He is kind, efficient, listens, and knows exactly what he is doing.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Galst received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin. He graduated for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, NYC, which included a two month externship in Tropical diseases at St. Francis Hospital in Kate...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1980
Ny Med Coll Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1977
Overlook Hosp
Internship Hospital
1976
Columbia U, College Of Phys/Surg
Medical School
1980
1977
1976

Awards

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(212) 353-0030

Dr. Galst accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Galst's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galst treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Galst treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Migraine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galst treats Migraine more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Galst treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
Retina Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galst treats Retina Diseases more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Galst treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Galst's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects

Locations

Omni Eye Services

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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