Dr. Ruth Weichsel, MD

OphthalmologyFemaleAge 81

Dr. Ruth Weichsel, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in New York, NY and has over 56 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1965. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Weichsel to book an appointment.

Dr. Weichsel

Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital

210 E 64Th St New York, NY 10065

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Weichsel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Floaters
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weichsel treats Floaters more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Weichsel treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weichsel treats Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Weichsel treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Trichiasis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weichsel treats Trichiasis more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Weichsel treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Weichsel's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Field Defects

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(212) 605-3759

Dr. Weichsel accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Weichsel's Reviews

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Dr Weichsel is superb. She diagnosed a rare eye condition two other specialists missed, operated immediately & follows me regularly for this congenital condition since it appeared in Feb 2017.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ruth Weichsel, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in New York, NY and has over 56 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from New York...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1970
Lenox Hill Hosp
Residency Hospital
1966
Lenox Hill Hosp
Internship Hospital
1965
New York Medical College
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Ruth Weichsel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Weichsel frequently treats Floaters, Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens, and Trichiasis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Weichsel treats.

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Dr. Weichsel's office is located at 210 E 64Th St, New York, NY 10065. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital210 E 64Th St New York, NY 10065
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