Dr. Joan Gewirtz, MD

Dr. Joan Gewirtz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Joan Gewirtz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Stamford, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. She graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

70 Mill River St Ste LL3

Stamford, CT 06902

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 78% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Gewirtz'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

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4  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.

Education

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Nyu Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lenox Hill Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ny Hosp Cornell Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gewirtz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gewirtz's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gewirtz to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Gewirtz'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 (3)

I am not sure how or why patients have rated Dr. Gewirtz so highly. She is incredibly rude. Don't even TRY to ask her any questions - she will answer with so much attitude for just asking a question about your health! YOUR HEALTH. I have never, in my life, met a doctor with such poor bedside...more
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I find Dr. Joan Gewirtz to be the most caring, comprehensive, intelligent and interested physician I have ever seen. She always goes the extra mile to solve a problem and make her patients feel comfortable and informed.
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I was suffering of red, itchy, and watery eyes. When I visited Dr. Gewirtz she pointed out that most likely I was staring to monitors for long periods of time, causing a small blockage in my lacrimal punctum. Dr. Gewirtz quickly cleared the blockage, put some small tubs where the blockage was, and...more
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