Dr. John Simon, MD

Dr. John Simon, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. John Simon, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Slingerlands, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from MT SINAI SCH OF MED OF NY UNIV in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1220 New Scotland Rd Ste 202

Slingerlands, NY 12159

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 3 More

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
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more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease

13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simon to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Simon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. John Simon is the best in his field, professional, caring and listens to the patients concerns. A doctor that is there when you need him.
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