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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Daniel Wachtel is Excellent. Dr. Wachtel has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Daniel Wachtel, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)

Education & Awards

Dr. Wachtel graduated from New York University. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Wachtel has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Somerset Medical Center 
  • Hunterdon Medical Center 
  • Huntington Hospital 


  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish
  • Javanese

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Additional Information
Dr. Daniel Leonard Wachtel MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 49 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Daniel L. Wachtel practice?
Dr. Daniel Wachtel has 2 office locations.
Dr. Daniel Wachtel practices Ophthalmology near Bound Brook, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Hillsborough, NJ.
See Bound Brook Ophthalmologists.