Dr. Richard Spaide, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Richard Spaide, MD
Dr. Spaide specializes in diseases of the retina and vitreous. His particular interests include retinal surgery, macular degeneration, macular holes, macular pucker, diabetic retinopathy, and intraocular inflammation. He has published more than 300 articles and 50 book chapters and 9 books about the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases. He has given lectures around the world. He has a remarkable number of "firsts" in retinal diseases including the development of autofluorescence imaging using a fundus camera and the first practical method to image deeper structures in the eye with optical coherence tomography. These imaging methods now are used around the world. He has described many new findings and diseases of the eye and helped develop many novel treatments. He has developed numerous surgical instruments that were named after him and holds patents for ophthalmic inventions. He is the recipient of the Richard and Hilda Rosenthal Foundation Award in the Visual Sciences, the Senior Honor Award from the American Society of Retinal Surgeons, and the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Opthalmology and the Prix Soubrane de la Recherche en Ophthalmologie, Award of Merit from the Retina Society, the Henkind Award, Coscas Award, Nataraja Pillai Award, W. Richard Green MD Award, George Theodossiadis Award, Founders Award, American Society of Retinal Surgeons, Life Achievement Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Simon Gratz Award, Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Spaide was chosen as the 2016 recipient of the Roger H. Johnson Macular Degeneration Award. This is given every 2 years to an individual making a substantial contribution to the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of macular degeneration, and is one of the most prestigious awards in macular degeneration research. Dr. Spaide is on medical boards of a number of institutions and has been mentioned in multiple Who's Who and Best Doctors lists. He is a past executive editor of the American Journal of Ophthalmology and is currently associate editor of the journal Retina. He is on the editorial board of numerous journals.

VRMNY - Manhattan

460 Park Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10022

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Dr. Richard Spaide, MD

Dr. Richard Spaide, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Spaide's Experience

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Dr. Spaide's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy
  • Adult Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behcet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birdshot Chorioretinitis
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Cytomegaloviral Retinitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exudative Vitreoretinopathy
  • Eye Cancer
  • Floaters
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macula Halo Syndrome
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy, Atypical Vitelliform
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Early-Onset
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pigmentary Retinopathy
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinoschisis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Surgery
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Macular Degeneration Genetic Testing
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
  • Scleral Buckling
  • 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

  • Muhlenberg College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Jefferson Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Chestnut Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spaide's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spaide to family and friends
3.8
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Spaide's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
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  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
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  • MVP Health Care
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
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  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
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    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
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Hospitals where Dr. Spaide has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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