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Dr. Michael Nejat, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 55
Dr. Michael Nejat, MD
3.9 (42 Ratings)
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Dr. Michael Nejat, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 55
Staten Island, NY
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience
 

Overview

Dr. Michael Nejat, MD works in Staten Island, NY as an Ophthalmology Specialist and has 29 years experience.

They are board certified in Ophthalmology and graduated from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1995. Dr. Nejat completed a residency at Manhattan Ear Nose Throat Hospital. Dr. Nejat has has worked on more claims relating to Cataract, Senile Cataracts and Nearsightedness than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Nejat has received an average rating of 3.9 from patients and has been reviewed 42 times. They are affiliated with Staten Island University Hospital. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Nejat also speaks Persian and Spanish. Dr. Nejat practices at Practice in Staten Island, NY.

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  • Aetna HMO
    AWH NJ Choice MultiTier - Standard Savings POS II
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    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network APCN Choice (OAMC) POS II
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    Savings Plus of Metro, NY
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  • Cigna HMO
    LocalPlus
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  • GHI CBP
  • Blue Acess Employer Sponsored
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Locations

  1. 1 Island Eye Surgery Specialists
    4299 HYLAN BLVD, Staten Island, NY 10312
  2. 2 Island Eye Optical Corp.
    1500 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10301
  3. 3 Northwell Health
    375 Seguine Ave, Staten Island, NY 10309

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3.9
Based on 42 Reviews
5 Stars (30)
4 Stars (0)
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2 Stars (2)
1 Star (10)

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Oct 05, 2023
Very attentive and thorough. Went to him for a second opinion and got a thorough examination with nice friendly people.
Paula — Oct 05, 2023
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About Me

Languages Spoken
Persian
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Ophthalmology
Anterior Segment Surgery
Cataract Surgery
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    1995
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Lennox Hill Hospital
    1996
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Manhattan Ear Nose Throat Hospital
    1999
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital Johns Hopkins University
    2000
Fellowship Hospital

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Dr. Michael Nejat, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Nejat accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Nejat accepts here.

Dr. Nejat frequently sees patients for Cataract, Senile Cataracts and Nearsightedness.

Yes, Dr. Nejat speaks Persian and Spanish. See Dr. Nejat's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Nejat has a star rating of 3.9/5 and has been reviewed 42 times.

Dr. Nejat is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Nejat has been practicing as an Ophthalmology Specialist for 29 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Staten Island University Hospital

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