Dr. William Kestin, MD

Dr. William Kestin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(9)
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Dr. William Kestin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

35 W End Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11235

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 4 More

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Trichiasis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
17

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
6

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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

  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Hackensack Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Nyu Langone Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kestin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kestin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kestin to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kestin'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Brooklyn, NY |
Efficient. Professinal. Knowledgeable. Courteous. Meticulous
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I have been going to Dr. Kestin for approximately 16 years and he has been treating me for Glaucoma for about 13 years. He is an amazing doctor whom I trust wholeheartedly.
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Dr. Kestin accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Kestin has admitting privileges

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 1st Ave
New York, NY 10016
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