Dr. Laura Hirschfeld, MD

Dr. Laura Hirschfeld, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o
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Dr. Laura Hirschfeld, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Newton, NJ. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.Read her story

Eye Physicians Of Sussex County

183 High St Ste 2200

Newton, NJ 07860
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.

Education

  • NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED
    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
2.5
based on 16 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Hirschfeld's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (10)

Experience was very good. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Dr. Hirschfeld was wonderful. Thank you all.
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The doctor was willing to listen to my concerns and took her time with me - I would recommend her to all my friends and family members !
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Blairstown, NJ |
I waited 2 hours 15 mins before she sat down with me. I will never go to this Doctor again. She takes more patients than she could handle and makes them wait by moving from one office to the next. This is just an example of Doctor’s greed!! When I asked about my eye problem she responded with a...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hirschfeld accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Hirschfeld has admitting privileges

Newton Medical Center
175 High St
Newton, NJ 07860
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Rd
Livingston, NJ 07039
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Saint Clare's Hospital/Denville
25 Pocono Rd
Denville, NJ 07834
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