Dr. Ronald Balkin, MD

Dr. Ronald Balkin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Ronald Balkin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Balkin'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*

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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5  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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balkin to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

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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