Dr. Rafael Medina, MD

Dr. Rafael Medina, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rafael Medina, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Albany, NY. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

3 Atrium Dr Ste 100

Albany, NY 12205

Contact Information

(518) 438-5273

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Glaucoma
high
more than 76% of peers
Nearsightedness
normal
more than 78% of peers
Stye
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
32

Conditions Treated

  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthotomy
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body

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

  • Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Cambridge, Ma
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Univ Of Wi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Marshfield Clinic, Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Erie County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lasik
    Other Education | Completed
  • Prk
    Other Education | Completed
  • Visx Laser
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Medina has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Medina's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Medina to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Medina'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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Medina accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Medina has admitting privileges

Albany Memorial Hospital
600 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY 12204
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Samaritan Hospital
2215 Burdett Ave
Troy, NY 12180
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St. Mary's Healthcare - Memorial Campus
4988 State Highway 30
Amsterdam, NY 12010
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