Dr. Shirah Schwartz-Jacobs, MD

Dr. Shirah Schwartz-Jacobs, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Shirah Schwartz-Jacobs, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1552 49th St

Brooklyn, NY 11219

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schwartz-Jacobs performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Extraocular Muscle Surgery
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more than 48% of peers
Tear Duct Disorders
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more than 47% of peers
Blocked Tear Duct
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more than 47% of peers

Dr. Schwartz-Jacobs'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*

27  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease

5  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy

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

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartz-Jacobs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz-Jacobs' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz-Jacobs to family and friends
8 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Schwartz-Jacobs' 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 (6)

Excellent doctor! Attentive, caring, kind and very diligent in meeting my children's vision care needs. We look forward to our annual visits. Can't say enough good things about the entire staff!
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Dr Schwartz quickly diagnosed and unblocked both the tear ducts of my daughter. It was nerve wrecking to think of you child having an operation but she reassured us that there was nothing to be frightened about. The procedure was fast (literally less than 10-20 minutes), she explained everything to...more
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Amazing experience. Dr. Schwartz-Jacobs is warm, friendly and the practice is extremely child friendly and inviting. Dr. Schwartz diagnosis of both my children was excellent. This is my 2nd year of going to Dr. Schwartz and would highly recommend.
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Dr. Schwartz has been great with both my girls and they enjoy coming in. The whole staff there makes my girls feel very comfortable. The office is also very inviting.
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Dr. Schwartz and all of her staff were incredible with my five year old daughter. They put her at ease and were attuned to the needs of a young child. Dr. Schwartz was warm and explained what she was doing in an age appropriate manner. I highly recommend this provider to all parents.
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