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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
36 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jay Galst is Excellent. Dr. Galst has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Jay Galst, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Contact lenses
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)

Education & Awards

Dr. Galst graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Galst has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Montefiore Medical Center 
  • Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center 


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Additional Information
Dr. Jay Martin Galst MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Jay M. Galst practice?
Dr. Jay Galst has 1 office location.
Dr. Jay Galst practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
See New York Ophthalmologists.