Dr. Norbert Schachter, MD

Dr. Norbert Schachter, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
(8)
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Dr. Norbert Schachter, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Montclair, NJ. He is 78 years old and has been practicing for 54 years.

547 Valley Rd Ste 1

Montclair, NJ 07043

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
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more than 70% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 59% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
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more than 49% 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

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Ny Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schachter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schachter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schachter to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Schachter'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Livingston, NJ |
We have been going to Dr. Norbert Schacter for over 15 years. In my life, I have never met a smarter eye doctor or genuinely loves what he does. Dr. Schacter is our favorite doctor . My husband and two sons agree. If you have trouble communicating with the office for whatever reason, this Dr....more
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Incompetence, disorganization, arrogance, rudeness, bad temper, average wait time minimum 45 minutes.
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in Hackettstown, NJ |
An old fashioned doctor in the very best sense of the term. Takes time, is thorough and inspires confidence.
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Dr. Schachter accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Schachter has admitting privileges

Hackensackumc Mountainside
1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
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