Dr. Sanford Rakofsky, MD

Dr. Sanford Rakofsky, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(8)
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Dr. Sanford Rakofsky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Coral Gables, FL and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Universita Degli Studi Di Bologna, Facolta De Medicina E Chirurgia in 1966 and specializes in ophthalmology.

401 Coral Way Ste 301

Coral Gables, FL 33134

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 91% of peers
Blindness
high
more than 85% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Rakofsky does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Universita Degli Studi Di Bologna, Facolta De Medicina E Chirurgia
    Medical School | Graduated 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rakofsky has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rakofsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rakofsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rakofsky to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rakofsky'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Coral Gables, FL |
His staff was professional and very helpful. Dr. Rakofsky was absolutely delightful; thorough, warm, and very knowledgeable. He made me feel very comfortable...
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in Lancaster, PA |
Dr. Rakofsky is a very experienced doctor and makes you feel at home in his clinic. He makes the entire experience so smooth and easy. He is always happy to take time to explain and clarify and never rushes you. His staff goes out of their way to make you comfortable.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rakofsky accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
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  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rakofsky has admitting privileges

Coral Gables Hospital
3100 S Douglas Rd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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