Dr. Martin Kolsky, MD

Dr. Martin Kolsky, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 77
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Dr. Martin Kolsky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1966 and specializes in ophthalmology.

106 Irving St NW Ste 321

Washington, DC 20010

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Diplopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Kolsky's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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2  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Jeff
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kolsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kolsky's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolsky to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kolsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

The office staff in Dr. Kolsky's office are efficient, courteous and friendly. I feel fortunate to have been sent to Dr. Kolsky. He was very thorough in his examination and discovered exactly what my problem was. He sent me to a doctor who specializes in my rare autoimmune disease and within a...more
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Front Office was terrible to work with. Extremely rude and difficult in a time when specialized help was needed. Will not go back and encourage others to rethink seeing that office. Unprofessional
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I have a genetic eye disorder. Dr. Kolsky and his staff are thorough in their analysis. In addition to testing visual acuity, they screen for color and peripheral acuity. This is a regular yearly routine.
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Dr. Kolsky has been my ophthalmologist for almost 30 years! I trust him. Although his office can be quite busy, he has fit me in to his schedule (same day) when i have had an emergency eye condition. I have referred both family and friends and they have been quite satisfied. I highly recommend...more
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My sister saw Dr Kolsky for vision loss in one eye. He was very rough and gruff and "couldn't delay his clinic" for questions. Contrary to what he states, he did not complete a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship. Instead, he orders every single known test to man hoping to find something possible. Dr...more
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