Dr. Philip Falcone, MD

Dr. Philip Falcone, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Philip Falcone, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Bridgeport, CT. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Read his story

4920 Main St Ste 309

Bridgeport, CT 06606

Contact Information

(203) 365-6565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 6 More

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Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Falcone's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Falcone "Dr. Philip M. Falcone received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his medical degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. He graduated with honors and was named to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society. He then completed his ophthalmology residency training at the St Luke's/Roosevelt Medical Center of Columbia University, and retina fellowship training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School. He has been in practice in Connecticut for over fifteen years. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine and volunteers at the Veterans Hospital in West Haven. "
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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
32

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Fordham University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • State University Of New York College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Luke`S-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Falcone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Falcone's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Falcone to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Falcone'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
Under 10 minutes

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Dr. Falcone accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Open Access POS
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
  • Anthem
    Blue Open Access PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
    Connecticare POS
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Commercial HMO
    Freedom Plan
    Oxford Health Plans HMO
    Oxford Health Plans POS
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Falcone has admitting privileges

Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant St
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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St. Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606
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Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510
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