Dr. Ronald Balkin, MD

Dr. Ronald Balkin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ronald Balkin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New Hyde Park, NY. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

3003 New Hyde Park Rd Ste 311

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Macular Edema
very high
more than 90% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
40

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Abscess
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Li Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Li Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Ho
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balkin to family and friends
4.8
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Balkin'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
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Dr. Balkin accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Balkin has admitting privileges

North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Dr
Manhasset, NY 11030
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