Dr. Paul Svitra, MD

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Dr. Paul Svitra, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

North Shore Diabetes/ Endocrine 3003 New Hyde Park Rd Ste 203, New Hyde Park, NY 11042 Get Directions
(516) 327-0505

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Comprehensive eye care and treatment in office, at the time of each visit, minimizing transportation inconvienieces for fragmented diagnosticx=s and...   Read More

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      4.7 based on 13 responses
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

      Board Certifications

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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

      Procedures Performed

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

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      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

      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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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • 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
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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 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.