Dr. Melvin Haller, MD

Dr. Melvin Haller, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Melvin Haller, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Astoria, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3074 36th St

Astoria, NY 11103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 88% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Haller'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*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • 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 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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Montefiore Hospital Einstein
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Montefiore Hospital Einstein
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Haller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Haller's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Haller to family and friends
23 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Haller's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I love the Haller Doctors. They detected retinal holes and made sure it was treated immediately. I had no symptoms at all. They were thorough and complete and explained things very well. The retina doctor said they totally saved my vision. Thank god for such a complete exam! I fully trust them with...more
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Dr. Haller and his sons are by far the best doctors around. They take their time with every patient. They do intense testing on everyone and I don't mind waiting an extra 30 minutes so I can get more tests. I always walk out of there confident that nothing was missed. If you want a quick in and out...more
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Great eye doctors. Great Surgeons! Wonderful with kids too. Staff is nice. Front desk is sweet. Very knoweldgable. Good atmosphere. Very Happy for many years
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Dr. Haller and his staff are great with both adults, elderly and kids. What is great is that we can go as an entire family and all be seen together. The staff in courteous and gentle. Very complete eye exam and I feel confident in the diagnosis and treatment.
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They were extremely friendly at the front desk and respectful. The doctors are amazing and thorough. You will never have such a thorough exam like you do here. I saw 2 eye doctors prior to this one, and those other doctors missed the fact I had diabetes damage in my eyes. Dr. Haller not only...more
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