Dr. Gary Stuart Hirshfield MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
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Dr. Gary Hirshfield has 2 office locations.
17660 Union Tpke
Ste 110
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(22)
Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary Hirshfield, Ophthalmologist, General Practitioner is Excellent. Dr. Hirshfield has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.7333333333333 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.7
  • Currently 3.7333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.7857142857143 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.4
  • Currently 3.3571428571429 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Gary Hirshfield, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)

Education & Awards

Dr. Hirshfield graduated from Yale University, New Haven. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)

Affiliations

Dr. Hirshfield has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Franklin Hospital Med Ctr 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Hirshfield accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • HIP Health Plan of New York - 36 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Fidelis Care - 4 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
  • Humana - 5 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia - 24 plans
  • Cigna - 8 plans
  • Healthfirst - 11 plans
  • The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Korean
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Gary S. Hirshfield practice?
Dr. Gary Hirshfield practices Ophthalmology near Fresh Meadows, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Sunnyside, NY.
See Fresh Meadows Ophthalmologists.