Dr. Lawrence Turtel, MD

Dr. Lawrence Turtel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Lawrence Turtel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Little Silver, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

200 White Rd

Little Silver, NJ 07739

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Contusion of the Eyeball
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

80  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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6  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • 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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Beth Israel Medical Center-Petrie Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • St Vincent's Hosp & Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turtel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turtel's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turtel to family and friends
31 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Turtel'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

I am 48 years old, and my regret is that I didn’t find Dr. Turtel sooner. My left eye turned in a great deal, and I’ve had double vision for many years. I had strabismus surgery. I can see straight again, and I can’t tell you how it’s changed my self confidence in my appearance. Dr. Turtel has...more
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My son was born as a premie with a lazy eye. He has had two surgeries to correct this condition, the most recent in July of 2017 with Dr Turtel. We were extremely happy with the results achieved by Dr Turtel and feel that Dr. Turtel made the entire experience easier. He is extremely...more
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Dr. Turtel did an amazing job on our 2 year old daughter’s surgery. Spoke to use prior to the surgery about what to expect and came to update us immediately when the surgery was completed. Checked in again before she was discharged as well. The procedure itself was flawless, hours later you could...more
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After experiencing double vision over 5 years and finding it getting progressively worse the cataract surgeon I used recommended I meet with Dr. Turtel for discuss strabismus surgery. It was the best thing he had done for me. I met once with Dr. Turtel to get an evaluation an his recommendation. ...more
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Excellent Dr! My sons eyes are perfect after Dr. Turtel performed surgery to repair muscle in both eyes.he called on the evening of the surgery and the two days that followed to see how our son was doing. He told us we could call him anytime with questions or concerns, and he truly meant it. We...more
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