Dr. Laura Hirschfeld, MD

Dr. Laura Hirschfeld, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Laura Hirschfeld, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newton, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

Eye Physicians Of Sussex County

183 High St Ste 2200

Newton, NJ 07860
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
more than 59% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
more than 25% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
more than 24% of peers

Dr. Hirschfeld'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. Hirschfeld's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hirschfeld "Laura Hirschfeld, MD, FACS, is a Board-Certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained corneal and refractive surgeon."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hirschfeld "Laura Hirschfeld, MD, FACS, is a Board-Certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained corneal and refractive surgeon. As a full-time member of Eye Physicians of Sussex County, Dr. Hirschfeld focuses her practice on the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, cataracts, corneal diseases and laser vision correction. Dr. Hirschfeld graduated with honors in biology from Harvard University. She later received her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed an internship in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Dr. Hirschfeld received her ophthalmology training at the renowned Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital on Manhattan s Upper East Side, where she was one of the first ophthalmologists-in-training to perform laser vision correction. She was subsequently appointed to a fellowship in corneal and refractive surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. She spent her fellowship exclusively performing corneal transplants and refractive surgical procedures for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Dr. Hirschfeld is a member of many medical societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

1  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Manhattan E E T Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hirschfeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hirschfeld's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hirschfeld to family and friends
22 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hirschfeld's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

excellent surgeon, Dr. Hirshfeld explained my options clearly and did an excellent job during and after surgery explaining what to expect.
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2nd eye surgery and delighted with the results
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I’m not sure how much longer this Dr can disrespect patients by making them wait for hours and hours without even explaining what’s causing the long wait. In fairness to us patients, I think the office should not collect the copay until after we are seen by the Doctor. This way if we cannot stand...more
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My mother had cataract surgery with Dr. Herschfeld, and now about 15 years later, I'm going through it. Dr.Herschfeld was a wonderful doctor then, and she's a wonderful doctor now. I'm really enjoying seeing the world through my "new" eye and am looking forward to getting the other eye done....more
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