Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD

Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(9)
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Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Kearny, NJ. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Gopal is affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Morristown Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center.

806 Kearny Ave Fl 1

Kearny, NJ 07032

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 7 More

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Pterygium
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diplopia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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 Hypertensive Eye
  • 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 Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • 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
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • M&J Institute Of Ophthalmology Ahmedabad
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Ophthalmologists In America, Listed 3 times by Consumer's Research Council of America., 2006,2007,
Media & Publications

Dr. Gopal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gopal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gopal to family and friends
3.3
based on 9 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Gopal's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Sussex, NJ |
Dr.Gopal is amazing, after seeing 3 other eye doctors she was my last hope, and she actually took the time to listen to me, and fixed my issues, thank you so much Dr. Gopal
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gopal accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Gopal has admitting privileges

Brooklyn Hospital Center
121 Dekalb Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Morristown Medical Center
100 Madison Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
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