Dr. Michael Nejat, MD

Dr. Michael Nejat, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Michael Nejat, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment surgery, and more.

4299 Hylan Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10312

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

102  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Keratomileusis
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • 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.


  • Drew University Med Sci
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Lennox Hill Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Manhattan Ear Nose Throat Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Johns Hopkins Hosp Johns Hopkins University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nejat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nejat's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nejat to family and friends
28 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nejat's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Excellent Doctor and extremely helpful staff. Dr Nejat help cure my Stye which no other doctors were able to cure. I went to see him 3 times and now I am cured. What a relief. I highly recommend Dr Nejat to all my family and friends. Thank you Dr Nejat !!
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Great experience with Dr. Nejat. I work at another doctor's office in Staten Island and I wanted to have have cataract surgery. Dr. N spent a fair amount of time with me describing what a cataract was and how the surgery was performed. He gave me the opportunity to ask all my questions. He spoke...more
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I have been seeing do. Nejat for about three or four years And I can definitely see a change in the office. Greed set in. Too many patients so the quality of service has decreased. I feel rushed now. I feel my eyes got worse! Oh yeah, problem still not solved. His office is starting to remind me of...more
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Great experience with cataract surgery..Everything explained,questions answered, surgery went perfectly.Office staff as well as hospital stall, all very pleasant. Would definitely recommend Dr Nejat.
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Great Doctor, very nice office and staff. I had cataract surgery with a Symfony lens in both eyes. Dr. Nejat explained everything to me, answered all my questions and delivered the results he promised. 5 Stars!!
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