Dr. Simcha Ben-David, MD

Dr. Simcha Ben-David, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Simcha Ben-David, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

5211 16th Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 91% of peers
Corneal Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Keratitis
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ben-David "I care about your eye care & provide a personal, warm, & hands-on approach to your eye problems. You will leave my office with a better understanding of your condition & being able to treat it better."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Brooklyn Hospital Center-Downtown Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Montefiore Hospital Einstein
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ben-David has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ben-David's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ben-David to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Ben-David'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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ben-David accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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