Dr. Steven Brooks, MD

Dr. Steven Brooks, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Steven Brooks, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.Read his story

Columbia Doctors Ophthalmology

15 W 65th St Fl 1

New York, NY 10023
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth

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Top Care Areas

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Extraocular Muscle Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cataract
normal
more than 11% of peers
Astigmatism
normal
more than 2% of peers

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Dr. Brooks' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brooks "Dr. Steven E. Brooks is a national leader in the field of strabismus, pediatric ophthalmology and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). An excellent clinician and physician scientist, he has made a number of important contributions to the field, including his work on fat adherence syndrome and his description of a new modification for muscle transposition surgery in the field of strabismus, as well as his research on the mechanisms of retinal vascularization in retinopathy of prematurity. Dr. Brooks received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Medical Center and a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Michigan W. K. Kellogg Eye Center."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brooks "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
21

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Radial Keratotomy
  • 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

  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of California-Los Angeles Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brooks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brooks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brooks to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Brooks' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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I took my daughter to see several pediatric optomologists. Dr Brooks was who I chose to do my daughters eye surgery. He was very patient thorough and kind to both my daughter and I. I would highly recommend him if you are looking for a pediatric optomologist.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Brooks accepts 44 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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