Dr. Paul Lama, MD

Dr. Paul Lama, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Paul Lama, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rochelle Park, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from New York University in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Lama'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*

16  Conditions Treated

7  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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lama to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lama's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • 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 (2)

Dr Lama is extremely renowned but he treats a patient with utmost care, concern, patience and respect. He is excellent at diagnosis. He takes a good deal of time doing the exam and also takes the time to explain everything to the patient. Such impressive bedside manners are rarely found in such...more
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AMERICA's best glaucoma doctor. Won this title 3 times. This is not a coincidence.
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