Dr. Michael Swerdin, MD

Dr. Michael Swerdin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Michael Swerdin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Valley Stream, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

65 Roosevelt Ave Ste 204

Valley Stream, NY 11581

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Swerdin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Presbyopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Swerdin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • 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.

Education

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ny Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Swerdin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swerdin's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swerdin to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Swerdin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I would not recommend. I waited almost 2 months for an appointment(new patient) waited over 2 hours(insane) to see the doctor. I had a weekday morning appointment. I informed staff that I had another appointment and she just shrugged her shoulders. No explanation no information what is going on....more
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My Father had cataract surgery by Dr Swerdin 18 months ago. My father complained of scratching in the eye after surgery. Swerdin sent him to a retina specialist (Dr.Kiernan) that he saw for a year. Neither doctor could see a stitch left in the eye from the cataract surgery. We went to a different...more
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I have been going to Dr. Swerdin for at least 15 years and he is an execellent doctor. Corteous, polite, and very on point and thorough. And the staff is also very friendly and always been helpful. Love this office.
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