Dr. Richard Braunstein, MD

Dr. Richard Braunstein, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Richard Braunstein, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

210 E 64th St Fl 7

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Iridocyclitis
high
more than 86% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
high
more than 86% of peers
Senile Cataracts
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Braunstein'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*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harkness Eye Inst/Colum Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Wilmer Inst/Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Braunstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Braunstein's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Braunstein to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Braunstein'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This is my opinion only. This doctor is so given to mood changes that he failed to properly diagnose the extent of my glaucoma, which now has affected my sight with a 90% destruction of the optic nerve, making blindness in one eye a reality. For myself and my family, he would never be called...more
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