Dr. Paul Lama, MD

Dr. Paul Lama, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Lama, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Rochelle Park, NJ. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Lama is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center.

87 W Passaic St

Rochelle Park, NJ 07662

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
normal
more than 68% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
16

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Esotropia
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo

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

  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Ny Hosp/Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ny Hosp/Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ny Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lama has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lama to family and friends
4.1
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lama's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Bursa 43 |
AMERICA's best glaucoma doctor. Won this title 3 times. This is not a coincidence.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lama accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lama has admitting privileges

Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Dr
Belleville, NJ 07109
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