Dr. Steven Kane, MD

Dr. Steven Kane, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steven Kane, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

635 W 165th St Rm 102

New York, NY 10032

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Lazy Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Exotropia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 97% of peers

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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

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • 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

  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kane has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kane's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kane to family and friends
2.9
based on 7 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Kane's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Jersey City, NJ |
First. The wait time was nearly 2 hours. You can imagine that this is hard with a toddler, showing up 15min before our appointment as they directed and waiting for 2 hours while the Dr went MIA. (the staff couldn't find him). Then he has a huge attitude problem and terrible bedside matter for a pediatric ophthalmologist. The way he handled/yelled at my 1yr old, it truly traumatized him (and I'm not even the protective type). No matter how good he is at surgery, he is a NO-GO.
NY, NY |
Top notch surgeon and specialist. He doesn't have the cuddliest bedside manner, but I want a great diagnostician and surgeon, not a best friend. Dr. Kane did a difficult surgery on our son with good results, and we are confident in his skills. He has a dry sense of humor and isn't chatty, which apparently bothers some people, but I like him and he's authentic. Stuart who manages the office is helpful and responsive and we've only had good experiences.
Bronx, NY |
Dr. Kane is a top notch medical professional and has the kind of calm demeanor that reminds me of old time doctors (although he's not old). I trust him completely in treating our son's ophthalmology issues, which have been 2 lensectomy surgeries and multiple eyeglass prescriptions. Highly recommended.
Maywood, NJ |
He should not get specialize himself in Kids Ophthalmology. He does not even know how to talk to kids. Such a rude doctor, I have ever seen. Does not even talk properly and never tells things clearly. He has a BIG attitude problem. I will not recommend this doctor to anyone.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kane accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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