Dr. Michael Engelbert, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(21)
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Dr. Michael Engelbert, MD
Dr. Michael Engelbert, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in White Plains, NY. He is 45 years old. Dr. Engelbert is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital.

244 Westchester Ave Ste 407

White Plains, NY 10604

Contact Information
Dr. Michael Engelbert, MD

Dr. Michael Engelbert, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 22 More

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Top Care Areas

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Drusen
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 91% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Engelbert "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."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • 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
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • 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
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Deafness - Mental Retardation - Hypogonadism
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Mental Retardation - Deafness
  • 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

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • 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.

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

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

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
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Engelbert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Engelbert to family and friends
4.9
based on 21 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Engelbert's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Roswell, GA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Engelbert accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Priority Health
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Engelbert has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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