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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (21)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Norman Saffra, Ophthalmologist, Surgeon is Good. Dr. Saffra has been reviewed by 42 patients who have provided 21 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Norman Saffra, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Uveitis
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Saffra graduated from Yeshiva University, Bronx. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Brooklyn, NY


Dr. Saffra has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • NYU Langone Medical Center 


  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish
  • Urdu

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Additional Information
Dr. Norman Saffra MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 23 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Norman Saffra practice?
Dr. Norman Saffra has 1 office location.
Dr. Norman Saffra practices Ophthalmology near Brooklyn, NY.
See Brooklyn Ophthalmologists.