Dr. Mirela Krasniqi, MD

Dr. Mirela Krasniqi, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Mirela Krasniqi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ridgefield, CT and has been practicing for 3 years. She graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

38B Grove St # Lc

Ridgefield, CT 06877

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Dr. Krasniqi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Krasniqi "Dr. Mirela Krasniqi is a fellowship-trained Glaucoma and Anterior Segment surgeon (cornea and cataract). She graduated summa cum laude from St. Francis College with a Bachelor degree in Chemistry, and also earned a Master of Science in Teaching from Pace University. Dr. Krasniqi received her medical degree from the University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences followed by residency at Summa Health System/Northeast Ohio Medical University. Dr. Krasniqi furthered her subspecialty training in Anterior Segment and Glaucoma at Tulane University where she trained in traditional glaucoma surgery as well as the latest minimally invasive treatment options. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Krasniqi is on staff at The Eye Surgery Center, Hartford Hospital and St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Krasniqi is fluent in Albanian and Italian, and conversational in Spanish. She lives in the greater Hartford area with her husband and son."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Saint Francis College-Brooklyn, Ny
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • New York Hospital Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Summa Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Pace University
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krasniqi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Albanian
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Dr. Krasniqi's Reviews

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5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Krasniqi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very nice and knowledgeable doctor. She is very competent and takes time to check and explain everything thoroughly. Very helpful. Highly recommended.
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Very compassionate and caring. She did my cataract and glaucoma surgery with istent and my pressure has decreased significantly.
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