Dr. Norman Charles, MD

Dr. Norman Charles, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 80
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Norman Charles, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 80 years old and has been practicing for 54 years.

620 Park Ave

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Nearsightedness
normal
more than 71% of peers
Stye
normal
more than 67% of peers
Pterygium
normal
more than 65% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
29

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • 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

  • New York Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Nyu Langone Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Charles has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Charles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Charles to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Charles' 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in New York, NY |
Dr Charles is super smart, gentle, and unhurried. Superb diagnostician. Highly recommended. (Be warned, however, he is also a great amateur magician, and if you are lucky, he may amaze you with one of his latest illusions or tricks.)
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Dr. Charles accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Charles has admitting privileges

Bellevue Hospital Center
462 1st Ave
New York, NY 10016
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NYU Langone Medical Center
550 1st Ave
New York, NY 10016
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