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Dr. Scott Greenbaum, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Forest Hills, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Greenbaum "In addition to being a caring physician, I have always been creative and an inventor. I have developed many of the steps I use today to remove cataracts and to treat dry eyes. I have gone so far as to have been awarded a US Patent on a device I invented to numb the eye before all major types of eye surgery. The Greenbaum Anesthesia Cannula has been used all over the world, successfully, saving patients from the known complications of needle delivered Anesthesia. "
This content was provided by Dr. Greenbaum "Anyone interested in my profile should know I'm a caring, considerate and extremely capable physician, dedicated to furthering the delivery of the safest, best care for his patients. My life's work has been the safe elimination of needles from eye surgery. I patented an instrument to accomplish this important goal and licensed it to Alcon Surgical, who over the years has sold it worldwide. I get special joy knowing someone somewhere has been saved from needle derived trauma to their optic nerve, retina, or eye muscles directly due to my work. I have also developed my own techniques of identifying patients for and performing monovision cataract and dry eye surgery. The former allows accurate vision at distance and near Without the use of "progressive type multifocal lenses" and the latter relieves my patients from the need for temporizing eye drops, gels, and Restasis/Xiidra. "
I am an MD because I do- as CP agrees in her ratings - take the appropriate amount of time with each patient in order to appropriately address their individual concerns, one by one. Most of my colleagues hire "techs" - nonprofessional trained technicians to take the patient's history, and perform individual parts of the exam so that the MD can, as CP says "process" patients faster. I see why CP left my practice, because she
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Greenbaum to family and friends is 4.4 out of 5