Dr. Joel Confino, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(17)
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Dr. Joel Confino, MD
Dr. Joel Confino, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Westfield, NJ. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Confino is affiliated with Overlook Medical Center.

The Eye Care & Surgery Center

592 Springfield Ave

Westfield, NJ 07090

Contact Information
Dr. Joel Confino, MD

Dr. Joel Confino, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • 10 More

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Care Philosophy

From your first to our practice, your vision, care and comfort are our highest priorities.
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Dr. Confino's Experience

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Dr. Confino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
53

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Eye Diseases
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens

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Procedures

  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Confino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Confino's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Confino to family and friends
3.5
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Confino's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Springfield, NJ |
Dr. Confino is personable, professional and proficient. He instills confidence in his patients and does an excellent job of explaining the procedure, following up with patients, and offering suggestions. I could not be more pleased with the outcome of my cataract surgery. I recommend him highly for his professisonalism.
in North Brunswick, NJ |
During my first appointment with Dr. Confino, I knew I was in good hands and felt very confident in him. Feeling comfortable with your doctor is very important when contemplating surgery. My cataract operation was a very pleasant experience. Thank you Dr. Confino and your entire staff.
Mountainside, NJ |
Staff was friendly, Dr. Confino was thorough and handled the issue in a decisive manner, left elated with the visit from start to finish
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Dr. Confino accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
    Direct POS
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Confino has admitting privileges

Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
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