Dr. Stanley Berke, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 62
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Dr. Stanley Berke, MD
Dr. Berke is an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Throughout his impressive career, Dr. Berke has been honored with many awards, including the prestigious Physician's Recognition Award from the American Medical Association. He has been named one of the "Best Doctors" in New York Magazine and Newsday.Dr. Berke received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) in Buffalo. He obtained his medical degree at SUNY School of Medicine. Dr. Berke completed his ophthalmology residency at Nassau County Medical Center and obtained additional fellowship training in glaucoma and cataract surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary of Harvard Medical School.Dr. Berke is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Board of Ophthalmology, the Nassau Surgical Society and the Nassau Academy of Medicine. He holds memberships with several other ophthalmic associations, including the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the New York State Ophthalmology Society and the American Glaucoma Society. Plenty of Free Parking: You can park in any "Visitors Parking" which is located at both entrances to the building, or you can park in any spot that is not marked "Reserved".

1600 Stewart Ave Ste 306

Westbury, NY 11590

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Dr. Stanley Berke, MD

Dr. Stanley Berke, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trichiasis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berke "At Berke Eye Care, "We Are Focused On You..."We strive to provide the highest quality eye care in a comfortable and friendly setting. We have all new state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and lasers for Cataracts, Premium Lens Implants, Glaucoma, Floaters, Retina and Macula problems, and others. The office was designed by Dr. Berke to be both highly functional and also cosmetically pleasing, with original artwork and nostalgic photographs. "

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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

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Nassau Co Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard/Mass Eye and Ear Infm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Best Doctors, NY Metro Area (Castle Connolly), 1997 -2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Berke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Haitian Creole
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berke to family and friends
4.2
based on 17 total reviews
Dr. Berke's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Berke accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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