Dr. Lawrence Jindra, MD

Dr. Lawrence Jindra, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Lawrence Jindra, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Floral Park, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology and surgery.

5 Covert Ave

Floral Park, NY 11001

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jindra "Chief Emeritus, Winthrop University Hospital, expert consultant for cutting-edge, early diagnosis of adult Glaucoma (open and narrow angle) and Pioneer of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT), cold laser, non-medical, state-of-the-art treatment of adult Glaucoma."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

19  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • Hofstra University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Nsu Hospital Cornell
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Es Harkness Columbia P&S
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Laboratory Of Biophysics, Rockefeller University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Office Science and Tech Policy The White House
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • M.P.A., Harvard University
    Other Education | Completed 1991
  • M.Sc. Mgmt., University Of Oxford
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jindra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jindra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jindra to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Jindra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I am very disappointed in how he runs his office. No one seems happy to be there. The staff appears afraid to make a mistake. He nit picks the bills. He claimed I owed him $5 from 2O14. I have double insurance and it's unlikely that it was filed correctly. I left after waiting for 30 minutes.
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The best way to say this is know it all. He speaks disrespectfully to staff and patients alike. Basically he acts as if it is his way or the highway -- so prospective patients -- stay on the highway and find yourself a humble doctor to care for your important eye sight.
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Dr. Jindra is world renowned but he does not allow patients in the 21st century any input in their care. It is understood by many that this opthamologist is obsessed with administering every test available. He was good years ago but now can't be bothered with cataracts and refers to another. He...more
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