Dr. Melvin Haller, MD

Dr. Melvin Haller, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
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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


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

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

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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  • 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.


  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Haller to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Haller's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

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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in Astoria, NY
Amazing, nice and brilliant doctor. I had red eyes over and over again. Dr. Haller decided to do bloodtests and he diagnosed me with Toxoplasmosis, which I have never even heard of. Have you? Its amazing that he diagnosed me after one visit with something super-rare, when 3 other eye doctors at...more
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Awesome and great experience! Great doctors, and I have never had such a thorough exam. They were superb. Staff is great too and appointments were very easy to make. My kids were seen too and they did an all around great job
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Doctor was amazing! Great bedside manner, great staff, very efficient and thorough. I was very impressed with the entire experience. Great for both kids and adults. Very impressed
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in Bronx, NY
Dr. Haller is very very thorough and does a more complete exam than you will ever have. I dont know why all eye doctors aren't this complete. He is knowledgeable and very nice. Staff is very sweet and skilled. Front desk is so nice. They are amazing eye doctors and the hi tech office makes you...more
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