Dr. Michael Nissen, MD

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Dr. Michael Nissen, MD
Dr. Michael Nissen, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Nissen is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Dr. Nissen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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East Meadow |
What a fabulous Dr.Had a severely detached retina. Repaired it in one procedure.Even found an issue with my other eye that another Dr never found.Wonderful personality .My pulmonologist at NY Pres/Weill Cornell said he was the best of the best he wasn't kidding!
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Dr. Nissen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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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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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Albany Med Coll

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    North Shore University Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Bellevue Hospital Center

    Completed in 1997

    New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1992

    Vitreo Retinal Cons

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery