Dr. Paul Svitra, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 59
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Dr. Paul Svitra, MD
Dr. Paul Svitra, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New Hyde Park, NY. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Svitra is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital.

North Shore Diabetes/ Endocrine

3003 New Hyde Park Rd Ste 203

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Contact Information
Dr. Paul Svitra, MD

Dr. Paul Svitra, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Comprehensive eye care and treatment in office, at the time of each visit, minimizing transportation inconvienieces for fragmented diagnosticx=s and treatment. Please allow ample time for all necessary testing to be performed at the time of visit.
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Dr. Svitra's Experience

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Dr. Svitra's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
27

Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Shingles
  • Sports Injuries
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
3

Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Nyuigraduate School-Neurophysiology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Winthrop-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Duke Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harvard Medical College/Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
    Other Education | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • National Foundation to Prevent Blindness Reseaarch Award, 1986
  • Fight for Sight Research Grand and Award, 1985
  • Castle and Connolly cited Top Ophthalmologist NYC Area, 1998, 1999
  • Castle and Connolly rated Top Ophthalmologist NYC area, 2000-2006
  • Heed Ophthalmic Fellowship Research Award and Grant, 1989
  • National Eye Institute Research Fellowship Award, 1986
  • Mercy Medical Center Ten Year Excellence of Care Award, 2006
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Svitra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Svitra to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews
Dr. Svitra'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
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Dr. Svitra accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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 HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Svitra has admitting privileges

North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Dr
Manhasset, NY 11030
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