Dr. Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. Jeffrey Liebmann, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Columbia Doctors Ophthalmology

880 3rd Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10022
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Liebmann'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. Liebmann's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Liebmann "Dr. Jeffrey M. Liebmann is a Professor of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Service Director, and Vice-Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Liebmann graduated from Boston University's Combined Six-Year Medical Education Program in 1983, completed his ophthalmology residency at the State University of New York/Downstate Medical Center, and glaucoma fellowship training at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Liebmann was previously Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine and Director of Glaucoma Services at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital and New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Liebmann currently serves as President of the World Glaucoma Association, past-President of the American Glaucoma Society, Secretary-Treasurer of the New York Glaucoma Society, and co-editor of Journal of Glaucoma and is a member of the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association and Boards of Directors of The Glaucoma Foundation and the American Glaucoma Society Foundation. In addition to having one of the nation's busiest tertiary-care glaucoma practices, Dr. Liebmann is also the Principal Investigator of the African Descent and Glaucoma Evaluation Study and is the author and/or co-author of more than 1,000 medical and scientific papers, book chapters, and abstracts. He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad on glaucoma diagnosis and management. His current main areas of research interest include the causes of glaucoma, glaucoma progression, glaucoma surgery, ocular imaging, and neuroprotection."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Liebmann "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

10  Procedures

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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Luke's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hosp Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • New York Eye-Ear Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Liebmann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Liebmann's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liebmann to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Liebmann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had been going to Dr Liebmann for many years for my glaucoma. He has operated on me five times. He is very caring and and explains what is going on with me. The only negative I have to say is that sometime the waiting period in his office can be long. I have moved up to Connecticut and Dr...more
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Very soft spoken, caring and approachable doctor
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Based on credentials he seems to be a good one but overshadowed by the long wait (longest I have experience at a doctor's office, between 21/2-3 hrs.!), very minimal doctor-patient interaction and below average, non-caring medical staff.
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