Dr. Paul Svitra, MD
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Ophthalmology | Male

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.

Biography

Dr. Paul Svitra, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New Hyde Park, NY. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Svitra is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital.

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Dr. Svitra's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Svitra's 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.

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

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
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  • Ophthalmology

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

Education

  • Medical School
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Winthrop-University Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke Eye Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    New York University

    Graduated in 1979

    Nyuigraduate School-Neurophysiology

    Graduated in 1980

  • Other Education
    Harvard Medical College/Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

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