Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD

Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD

Ophthalmology | Female | 48 years old

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in Passaic |
Very friendly, Trustworthy, knowledgeable, well experienced, caring.
will not recommend this doctor. too much attitude problem and proudy.
in Fairfield, NJ |
Great Dr. with a compassionate personality for her patients. Highly recommend for cataracts surgery.
in Newark, NJ |
Waited over an hour to be seen. She took appointments that were after mine, before me.
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Dr. Gopal's Care Philosophy

Compassionate, courteous, and respectful office environment with state of the art equipment combined with Dr Gopal's years of experience, most current knowledge and fine skills brings you accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of your eye condition  

Dr. Gopal says...

Residency and fellowship trained for treating neurological and other systemic conditions affecting vision and eyes, Dr Gopal is listed in "Guide to America's Top Ophthalmologist" by the consumer research council.

Dr. Gopal says...

Cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, laser treatment for glaucoma and other eye conditions, treatment of redness, pain in eyes, double vision, eye glass prescriptions, contact lens fitting and more.

Dr. Gopal's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    M&J Institute Of Ophthalmology Ahmedabad

    Completed in 1993

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Kingsbrook Jewish Med Ctr

    Completed in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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