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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Nissen is Excellent. Dr. Nissen has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Nissen, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Nissen graduated from Albany Medical College. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Nissen has 21 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • Lenox Hill Hospital 


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Korean

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Nissen MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Michael Nissen practice?
Dr. Michael Nissen has 2 office locations.
Dr. Michael Nissen practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
See New York Ophthalmologists.