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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
45 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(7)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel Packer is Good. Dr. Packer has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
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Promptness 1.7
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Courteous Staff 3.3
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
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Bedside Manner 3.7
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Spends Time with Me 3.4
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Follows Up After Visit 4.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Samuel Packer, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ethics
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Cancer (Choroid Neoplasm)
  • Eye Cancer (Uveal Neoplasm)
  • Eye Diseases
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Melanoma

Education & Awards

Dr. Packer graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Eye Cancer (Choroid Neoplasm)
Eye Cancer (Eye Neoplasm)
Melanoma (Skin cancer)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Packer has 12 hospital affiliations:

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

Languages

  • French
  • Russian
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Samuel Packer MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 45 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Samuel Packer practice?
Dr. Samuel Packer has 4 office locations.
Dr. Samuel Packer practices Ophthalmology near Great Neck, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Manhasset, NY and Jamaica, NY.
See Great Neck Ophthalmologists.