Dr. Phillip Calenda, MD

Dr. Phillip Calenda, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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51 y/o
(20)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Phillip Calenda, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cortlandt Manor, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley

1985 Crompond Rd Bldg C

Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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

Blepharitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Calenda'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.

Dr. Calenda's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Calenda "Dr. Calenda completed his Ophthalmology Residency and his Transitional Internship at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in New York. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Fordham University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. A Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Calenda has lectured for the New York State Ophthalmological Society and his interviews have appeared in a wide range of magazines, newspapers and websites. A former Medical and Surgical Director for various LASIK centers, Dr. Calenda brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the area. He has been in private practice since 1998, and has performed over 9,000 LASIK procedures. Dr. Calenda has performed thousands of cataract surgeries and he uses special intraocular lenses that correct for astigmatism and reduce the need for eyeglasses after surgery. Raised locally, Dr. Calenda and his family reside in Briarcliff Manor. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Calenda "Our office is fully equipped with the latest technology to evaluate and treat you. We welcome new patients, and make every effort to accommodate emergency patients as well. We pride ourselves on offering compassionate care and the latest cutting edge technology to restore, enhance, and preserve your vision."

7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Fordham University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • St Vincent's Hospital and Med Center Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • St Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of NY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Calenda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Calenda's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Calenda to family and friends
20 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Calenda's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Charged my insurance using more expensive new patient code. Been there every year for 5 years. Definition of new is a patient not seen in last 3 yrs. Return "checkups" brief and numerous. Continued to have vision problems, so changed to another doctor who did tests I'd never had before and...more
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no recommending to a family or friends,i went to see him and only give me eye drops,next day i get another opinion and i was diagnostic with 3rd nerve palsy,he never took the time to check me......
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