Dr. Meir Baalhaness, MD

Dr. Meir Baalhaness, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Meir Baalhaness, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1627 E 21st St

Brooklyn, NY 11210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
high
more than 87% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
high
more than 87% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
high
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Baalhaness'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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Baalhaness does not have any board certifications listed.

52  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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11  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Baalhaness has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Baalhaness has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baalhaness' Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baalhaness to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Baalhaness' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Sat in the waiting room over an hour and a half PAST my appointment time then got about 90 seconds of the docs time. This place is a dirty, disorganized mess.
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