Dr. Joel Solomon, MD

Dr. Joel Solomon, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Joel Solomon, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

614 2nd Ave Ste 2C

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Blepharitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinguecula
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Solomon'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*

53  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Nyu Langone Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Eye Inst Med Coll Wisc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Solomon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Solomon's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Solomon to family and friends
29 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Solomon'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

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Negative attitude. Immediately jumps to conclusion. Doesn’t work through the issue. Makes you feel like you can’t ask questions or even ask for clarification. Overall tone of the office is rude, clearly set from the top. Not going back.
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Knowledgeable enough but seemed to have zero interest or concern in you as a patient. Flat affect and disinterested. I wouldn't go back.
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I had eye issues that did not have a single perfect solution, but depended on weighing risks and benefits of the options. Dr. Solomon was my partner in decision making. He provided detailed information and made sure that I completely understood all of the information. The decision was clearly...more
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