Dr. Miriam Fuhrman, MD

Dr. Miriam Fuhrman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Miriam Fuhrman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.

215 W 125th St

New York, NY 10027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Lazy Eye
high
more than 88% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 76% of peers
Sarcoidosis
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Fuhrman'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*

44  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fuhrman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fuhrman's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuhrman to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Fuhrman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT is all I have to say about my girl! I've been a patient of hers for around 4, 5 or maybe more years now and I'm totally satisfied! She's highly educated in her field, extremely friendly and has lowered my eye pressure, and for that, I'm truly grateful! Her staff...more
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I would give 0 stars (but minimum is 1 on this scale). She was terrible and had no idea what was going on. She forces you to do unnecessary, extra testing, probably just for the bottom line. Save yourself the time and hassle and just find a competent doctor. She was very rude and abrasive. Almost...more
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Do not go-- you will be wasting your time. She adds wrong diagnoses and performs unnecessary testing to increase the bill to your insurance. She is not competent and does not care about her patients. The worst doctor I've visited in my lifetime.
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I called in advance to confirm Fuhrman took straight Medicaid, which was confirmed by whomever answered her office phone, appt scheduled. I took the 1 1/2 hour subway trip and was promptly told by the snooty woman at the desk Furhman does not take straight Medicaid and we won't accept your Medicaid...more
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