Dr. Simcha Ben-David, MD

Dr. Simcha Ben-David, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Simcha Ben-David, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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
more than 86% of peers
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."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  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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9  Procedures

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.


  • 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
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ben-David's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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