Dr. Jeffrey Hertz, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Hertz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Jeffrey Hertz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Norwich, CT and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

79 Wawecus St

Norwich, CT 06360

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 95% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Hertz'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.

Dr. Hertz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hertz "Dr. Hertz joined Norwich Ophthalmology Group in 1982. He graduated from the New York Medical College School of Medicine in 1977. Dr. Hertz completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at the Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center. He completed his ophthalmology residency at The SUNY Downstate Medical Center and became Board Certified in 1983. He has been ranked by Connecticut Magazine as one of ophthalmology's Top Docs from 2009."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hertz "Treat every patient as you would want your family treated in their situation."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

73  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Li Jewish Hillside Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Li Jewish Hillside Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • SUNY Downstate Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hertz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hertz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hertz to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hertz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

You cannot find a more professional, caring, gentle and most knowledgeable Doctor in the Northeast. If you are looking for a doctor you need to see the best and that's not a pun that is fact and Doctor Hertz is the BEST.
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