Dr. Pamela Kaw, MD

Dr. Pamela Kaw, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 52
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Pamela Kaw, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Troy, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from King George's Med College University Of Lucknow Lucknow Up India in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

451 Hoosick St

Troy, NY 12180

Contact Information

(518) 274-3390

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Lazy Eye
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 91% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaw "Provide comprehensive medical and surgical eye care for children and adults"
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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • 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

  • King George's Med College University Of Lucknow Lucknow Up India
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Albany Medical Center/South Clinical
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Hindustani
  • Kashmiri
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaw's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaw to family and friends
4.5
based on 21 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kaw'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in Grafton, NY |
I have been a patient of Dr. Kaw's for the past three or four years. We have been entirely satisfied with the care we have received in that office. Dr. Kaw and her staff are friendly, helpful, kind and professional. Having a good optician in the same building makes taking care of routine eye...more
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Dr. Kaw was warm and approachable. She was also very thorough and good on managing time (I neither felt rushed nor delayed). During my appointment I had difficulty keeping my eye open for a glaucoma test and she gently assisted me to do so by holding my lashes and it made it so much easier. I would...more
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in Troy, NY |
She is very concerned about you and always very pleasant to talk with.
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Dr. Kaw is most personable and actually an appointment I look forward to. She runs an efficient office with lovely staff and she herself spends whatever time is needed and never appears rushed. She is an experienced surgeon and works well with both the elderly and pediatric age groups. I have...more
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Rensselaer, NY |
Dr Kaw provides excellent care. She's very thorough,professional and kind. A. Very positive experience.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kaw accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • 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
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kaw has admitting privileges

Samaritan Hospital
2215 Burdett Ave
Troy, NY 12180
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