Dr. Jonathan Barofsky, MD

Dr. Jonathan Barofsky, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Jonathan Barofsky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lakewood, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

1255 Highway 70 Ste 31N

Lakewood, NJ 08701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Progressive High Myopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Barofsky'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.

Dr. Barofsky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barofsky "Dr. Jonathan M. Barofsky is a Board-Certifiedophthalmologist with advanced training in diseases of the retina, vitreous and macula. He provides care for patients with diseases of the retina that includes the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears, retinal detachment, retinal vascular diseases, vitreous disorders and uveitis. Dr. Barofsky is affiliated with Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Ocean Medical Center in Brick and Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank. Prior to going into private practice in 1996, Dr. Barofsky received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude with honors in biology from Union College in Schenectady, New York. While in college Dr. Barofsky was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society devoted to the promotion of research in science. He completed his medical degree at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Barofsky went on to an internship in internal medicine and a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He completed his training with a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the Foundation for Retinal Research in New Orleans."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barofsky "Retina Care Center is a state of the art ophthalmic Retinal Facility that was designed specifically with you, the patient in mind. A great effort has been made to enhance your office visit and to cut down on wait time, all while offering an outstanding experience from the time you arrive until you leave our facility.

Our mission is to offer the best care for our patients while providing compassion, integrity and innovation."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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.


  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • UMDNJ Nj Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • UMDNJ Nj Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Fdn Retinal Rsch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barofsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Barofsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barofsky to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Barofsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Works with an excellant staff & is a very caring Doctor
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Dr Barofsky was the best doctor of any doctor I've had in years! He was courteous, knowledgeable and professional. His staff was over the top nice and professional as well. Every test was explained clearly and what to expect while taking the tests. I have every confidence that I got the best...more
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