Dr. K Freund, MD

Dr. K Freund, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. K Freund, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

460 Park Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • 11 More

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Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Freund's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Freund "K. Bailey Freund, MD specializes in diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with all retinal disorders including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular and inflammatory diseases and is an expert in difficult-to-diagnose and rare conditions. He has been at the forefront of pivotal national clinical trials as a principal investigator for treatments for retinal diseases, providing his patients access to the latest solutions and remedies utilizing the most state of the art diagnostic equipment. Dr. Freund is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine. He is an attending surgeon at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Freund is internationally recognized in his field and is a member of the Retina Society, Macula Society, and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He is on the Editorial Board of the journal Retina and is an Associate Editor for Retinal Cases & Brief Reports. He has authored over 250 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and has written numerous book chapters. He has received numerous awards including the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the Macula Society. He is a graduate of Williams College and the New York University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in general ophthalmology and fellowship in medical and surgical retina at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. Dr. Freund was born and raised in Manhattan and continues to reside here with his wife and his two children. Dr. Freund enjoys playing the guitar and is a prominent collector of vintage magic apparatus."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birdshot Chorioretinitis
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Dystrophy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exudative Vitreoretinopathy
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Injection
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Retinal Testing

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

  • Williams College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • St Vincent's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Freund has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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