Dr. Philip Zweifach, MD

Dr. Philip Zweifach, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
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Dr. Philip Zweifach, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1961 and specializes in ophthalmology.

131 E 69th St

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zweifach performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 92% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 92% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Zweifach's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease

11  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Keratomileusis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • 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

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Mary Hitchcock Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Boston City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1963
  • New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Mass Ee Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zweifach has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zweifach's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zweifach to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Zweifach's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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