Dr. Valerie Elmalem, MD

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Dr. Valerie Elmalem, MD
Dr. Valerie Elmalem, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. She has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Elmalem is affiliated with Long Island College Hospital, Kings County Hospital Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

University Ophthalmic Consultants

185 Montague St Fl 7

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Dr. Valerie Elmalem, MD

Dr. Valerie Elmalem, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Elmalem's Experience

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Dr. Elmalem's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Tumor
  • Facial Palsy
  • Facial Trauma
  • Floaters
  • Fourth Nerve Palsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Nerve Tumor
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Orbit Tumor
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Orbital Lymphangioma
  • Orbital Lymphoma
  • Orbital Nerve Tumor
  • Papilledema
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Orbit
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid
  • Sixth Nerve Palsy
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Third Nerve Palsy
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumor Reconstruction
  • Facelift
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbit Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Exenteration 
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scar Revision Surgery

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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

  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Emory University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elmalem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elmalem's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elmalem to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Elmalem's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Elmalem accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Elmalem has admitting privileges

Kings County Hospital Center
451 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
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Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
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