Dr. Joel Nathan, MD

Dr. Joel Nathan, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Nathan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Coconut Creek, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4400 W Sample Rd Ste 154

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Drusen
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retinal Ischemia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 88% of peers

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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
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Cabrini Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nathan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nathan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nathan to family and friends
4.1
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Nathan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

Took 2 visits for 1 exam due to incompetency or was it just to get paid for 2 visits. Either way I won't go back nor recommend. In fact I'm getting another opinion didn't trust him.
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1st time visit, Emergency visit. Dr. Nathan is a warm, caring doctor with a wonderful Bedside Manner. He took his time explaining the diagnosis and subsequent eye care. The ladies in the office were very knowledgeable and went beyond in trying to fit me in during my emergency eye issue. They were...more
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