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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen Nipper, Ophthalmologist is Excellent. Dr. Nipper has been reviewed by 41 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karen Nipper, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nipper graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. She has 3 awards.

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


Dr. Nipper has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • Mt Sinai Hospital 
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center/Downtown Campus 

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Additional Information
Dr. Karen Susan Nipper MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Karen S. Nipper practice?
Dr. Karen Nipper has 2 office locations.
Dr. Karen Nipper practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Brooklyn, NY.
See New York Ophthalmologists.