Dr. Kenneth Wald, MD

Dr. Kenneth Wald, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kenneth Wald, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Forest Hills, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

10740 Queens Blvd Ste 202

Forest Hills, NY 11375

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)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Progressive High Myopia
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • 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

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wald to family and friends
3.8
based on 11 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Wald's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Forest Hills, NY |
While I was pleased with Dr. Wald and his associates. I would not recommend him due to the long wait times 3-4 hours and his extremely rude office staff. Everything is a bother to them. I called as an emergency patient and was turned away. Another Ophthalmologist sent me to Dr. Wald. for more...more
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in Springfield Gardens, NY |
3-4 hour wait each time (forest hills queens office), staff is rude
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in Richmond, VA |
Saw Dr. Wald in his Manhattan office. It's busy but very organized. Staff is attentive, and kind. Dr.Wald was wobderful- detailed, answered my questions and offered opinions for having surgery closer to me. I live in another state. In the end the experience was the excellent at Lenox hill hospital....more
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in Brooklyn, NY |
I was recommended to Dr. Wald by Dr. Gibraltor, my ophthalmologist, because I lost vision caused by the dislocation of the IOL bag complex in the lens. Dr. Wald was precise and detailed in explaining the surgical procedure. Additionally, he invited my questions and reassured me about any...more
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in Astoria, NY |
Honest man, sharp, to the point, experienced, really knows his work, so lucky to see him, an honor, explained it all clearly, wonderful chance to be able to be seen by such a brilliant scholar, superior doctor, gave us great news, I thank him so much. Had no idea about his work in Uganda and all...more
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Dr. Wald accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Wald has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl
New York, NY 10029
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