Dr. Lana Rifkin, MD

Dr. Lana Rifkin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 35
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Dr. Lana Rifkin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 4 years. She graduated from University Of Louisville in 2008 and specializes in ophthalmology and ocular immunology.

50 Staniford St Ste 600

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Rifkin'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Immunology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

94  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleritis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Sub-Tenon’s Block
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • University Of Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Sound Shore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Louisville/University Louisville Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rifkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rifkin's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rifkin to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rifkin'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

This was my first experience with Dr. Rifkin and I couldn't be more impressed! Her "chair-side" manner put me at ease immediately and, within a matter of minutes, I knew I was in the care of a brilliant, caring, passionate eye professional who truly cares about her patients. Ophthamology...more
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Dr. Rifkn is wonderful! I have been chasing doctors for 8 years to find the doctor that can help me with chronic eye pain, pseudo tumors. My interaction with Dr.Rifkin has been spot on. She is kind, knowledgeable and I have full faith in her. Thank you Dr. Rfkin!!!
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