Dr. Robert Cykiert, MD

Dr. Robert Cykiert, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Robert Cykiert, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

345 E 37th St Rm 210

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Cykiert

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Cykiert'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*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


Read Less

15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • 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.


  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Montefiore Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cykiert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cykiert does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cykiert and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Cykiert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cykiert to family and friends
21 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cykiert's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

First one able to make a diagnosis after visiting 4 different doctors.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
I have been seeing Dr Cykiert for about 3 years. He is a very good Doctor, thorough and spends time with you. However, the wait time is ridiculous. Once I realized a 1 hour wait is just to be expected at his practice, I started requesting to be the first appointment of the day. That seemed to work...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
I waiting 1:30 h and I didn't the consult. Two patients were waiting for 3 hours! This overbooking is unacceptable for a professional. I do not recommend this doctor... this delay is unprofessional.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Stay as far away from Dr. Cykiert as possible. The rudeness of his staff and the two hour waiting time are true but the least of it. Dr. Cykiert is not only personally unpleasant but seriously unprofessional. He purports to be in many insurance networks but has no one on his staff to deal with...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
The best. Had an ongoing problem for year and bounced around from Dr. to Dr. Could have lost vision in my eye if I hadn't gone to see him when i did. Also discovered I had another medical issue that no one caught. So glad he was recommended to me.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Cykiert?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!