Dr. Jodi Luchs, MD

Dr. Jodi Luchs, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(16)
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Dr. Jodi Luchs, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wantagh, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2185 Wantagh Ave

Wantagh, NY 11793

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Locals (any local)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Blepharitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinguecula
very high
more than 99% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Luchs "At South Shore Eye care we use the latest diagnostic and treatment technology to deliver state of the art eye care in a caring and compassionate environment. Dr. Luchs is a specialist in difficult to treat Corneal Diseases, Refractive surgery (LASIK), Cataract Surgery, Corneal Crosslinking, Keratoconus, Intacs, Dry Eye, and corneal transplantation. He is Director of our nationally recognized research department featuring ongoing studies in Keratoconus, Dry Eye, Blepharitis, Glaucoma and more."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Long Island Jewish Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Luchs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Luchs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Luchs to family and friends
3.5
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Luchs' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in East Meadow |
I have been seeing Dr. Luchs for twenty years and found him to be excellent! he has helped me through cataracts, diabetes related issues, glaucoma and other ocular items. He is personable, communicates extremely well, and has genuine concern for his patients! I highly recommend him!
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in Lindenhurst, NY |
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in Massapequa, NY |
Very rude, did not explain what exam he was going to perform on a child and got angry when they flinched. Seemed annoyed if you asked any questions. Would never return or recommend anyone.
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Been a patient for many years; think he shows professionalism
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Luchs accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
    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
  • Locals (any local)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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