Dr. Samuel Packer MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 44 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
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Dr. Samuel Packer has 2 office locations.
Lake Success
600 Northern Blvd
Ste 100
Great Neck, NY 11021

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(6)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel Packer is Good. Dr. Packer has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
  • Currently 2.75 of 4 stars
Promptness 1.5
  • Currently 1.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.8
  • Currently 2.75 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
  • Currently 2.8 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.8
  • Currently 2.8 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars

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 - 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Packer has 12 hospital affiliations:

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Packer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • HIP Health Plan of New York - 36 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 15 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Health Plus - 4 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
  • Healthfirst - 8 plans

Languages

  • French
  • Russian


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Samuel Packer practice?
Dr. Samuel Packer practices Ophthalmology near Great Neck, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Westbury, NY.
See Great Neck Ophthalmologists.