Dr. Spencer Sherman, MD

Dr. Spencer Sherman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 82
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Dr. Spencer Sherman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1962 and specializes in ophthalmology.

166 E 63rd St

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 97% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Sherman'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*

33  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sherman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sherman's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sherman to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Sherman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Beware! I went in for a prescription for contact lenses. Dr. Sherman said, "I'm going to put some drops in your eyes." I didn't think it was for refraction because I hadn't had a vision test yet and he didn't ask me if I wanted refraction, nor did he discuss the risks. Next thing I know my vision...more
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