Dr. Norah Lincoff, MD

Dr. Norah Lincoff, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Norah Lincoff, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

100 High St

Buffalo, NY 14203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 92% of peers
Optic Neuritis
normal
more than 83% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Lincoff'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*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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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

  • U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Danbury Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Cornell U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Columbia U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lincoff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lincoff's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lincoff to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Lincoff'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

After waiting 4 months to have my appointment, she called and cancelled. Rescheduled for 4 weeks later. Had my long awaited appointment today, I waited an 1 hour and 45 minutes to be called into the room, where she complained that half her staff wasn't there and her computer wasn't working which...more
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Lincoff was an hour late, led me to a room and disappeared for another hour. She returned without comment, strangely talked for nearly 20 minutes about her own medical problems, allowed a colleague to walk in and sit down during my consultation and indicated she did not read my opthamologist's...more
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