Dr. Michael Engelbert, MD

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Dr. Michael Engelbert, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York 244 Westchester Ave Ste 407, White Plains, NY 10604 Get Directions
(914) 422-9797

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To preserve the gift of sight by providing patients with leading edge therapies for their retinal conditions - and do so in the most compassionate and empowering manner in a comfortable and accessible environment.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Engelbert to family and friends
4.9
based on 21 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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I cannot recommend Dr. Engelbert -- and his team at the White Plains office from Bernie at the front desk to the techs -- highly enough. I came under his care following complications from a vitrectomy performed by another retinal surgeon. Dr. Engelbert performed two surgeries to treat and/or prevent subsequent retinal detachments over the course of the next few months. Anybody doing basic research will see that he is at the top of his field, but more importantly, when one is facing the loss of
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Deafness - Mental Retardation - Hypogonadism
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Mental Retardation - Deafness
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 1
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 27
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 29
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa Deafness Hypogenitalism
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathic Oxygen Toxicity
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy - Anemia - CNS Anomalies
  • Retinopathy - Aplastic Anemia - Neurological Abnormalities
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic
  • Retinopathy, Pigmentary - Mental Retardation
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Retinoschisis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Internship Hospital
    Yale University School Of Medicine-Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Columbia University Medical Center-Harkness Eye Institute
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Columbia University Medical Center/ Meeth/ Nyee
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Regensburg
  • Other Education
    Ph.D.-OUHSC

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2012
    • America's Most Compassionate Physicians, 2010
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2010
    • America's Most Compassionate Physicians, 2011
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Engelbert's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Engelbert's Care Philosophy

To preserve the gift of sight by providing patients with leading edge therapies for their retinal conditions - and do so in the most compassionate and empowering manner in a comfortable and accessible environment.