Dr. Philip Eichler, MD

Dr. Philip Eichler, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
Dr. Philip Eichler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Belleville, NJ and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 1963 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5 Franklin Ave Ste 209

Belleville, NJ 07109

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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more than 66% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 43% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 39% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis


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2  Procedures

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.


  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Newark Beth Israel Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Assoc Eye Res Nj
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eichler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eichler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eichler to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Eichler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Made an appointment over 2 months ago, I was scheduled 10 weeks later , then they called and pushed me out another 4 weeks. I will never go back there again, neither will my daughter, my wife and my 2 sons. Its a shame because we have been patients for almost 20 years. Even though my wife told the...more
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In the office a month prior I made an appt for my mom. Got there the day of my mom's spot and they said she was not in the computer. My mom showed them her appr card. Would not squeeze her in that day. Me and my family will never go back.
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Very thorough in his exams; takes time to listen to your concerns, highly skilled physician
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