Dr. Jonathan Nussdorf, MD

Dr. Jonathan Nussdorf, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. Jonathan Nussdorf, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 10

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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

Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Nussdorf'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. Nussdorf's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nussdorf "Dr. Jonathan D. Nussdorf succeeded Dr. Richard Hesse as Chairman in 2008. Dr. Nussdorf received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California in San Diego and a Master's degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville in 1991 and completed his internship, ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship at Ochsner in 1996. He then returned to Louisville and while in private practice, continued his research and professional volunteer activities before returning to New Orleans to join the Ochsner staff in 1999. His practice and professional interests include glaucoma management and consultation, cataract and intraocular lens implantation, and participation in the training of glaucoma fellows and ophthalmology residents. Dr. Nussdorf is board certified in ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Nussdorf practices at the Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway in New Orleans and Chabert Medical Center in Houma."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nussdorf "Dr. Jonathan Nussdorf's professional interests include glaucoma management and consultation, cataract and intraocular lens implantation, training glaucoma fellows and ophthalmology residents. He received his bachelors degree from the University of California in San Diego and a Master's degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville in Kentucky and completed his internship, ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship at Ochsner. He returned to Louisville to practice and continue his research and professional volunteer activities before returning to New Orleans to join the Ochsner staff in 1999. Dr. Nussdorf became Department Chairman in 2008. He is board certified in ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Esotropia
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Goniotomy
  • Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • U Calif-San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Vanderbilt University
    Other Education | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nussdorf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nussdorf's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nussdorf to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Dr. Nussdorf's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Nussdorf is one of the kindest and truly extremely knowledgeable doctors that I have ever been to. He has carefully monitored and cleared up so many of the problems my eyes had due to improper care. I cannot say enough about him or his staff. They are all just terrific. Learning I have...more
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It's so good to see that you had a positive experience with us, Elaine. We work hard to make sure our patients receive the best quality of care. Thank you!

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