Dr. Michael Whalen, MD

Dr. Michael Whalen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Whalen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1375 Washington Ave Ste 227

Albany, NY 12206

Contact Information

(518) 465-7172

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 90% of peers
Migraine
normal
more than 82% of peers
Bell's Palsy
normal
more than 72% of peers

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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
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Procedures

  • Eyelid 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

  • Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Albany Med Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whalen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whalen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whalen to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Whalen'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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Whalen accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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