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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Uri Shabto, Ophthalmologist is Good. Dr. Shabto has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.5
Spends Time with Me 3.5
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Uri Shabto, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Perforations

Education & Awards

Dr. Shabto graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2003 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2000 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)


Dr. Shabto has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital/St. Luke's Hospital Division 
  • Beth Israel Medical Center - Kings Highway Division 


  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • French
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Hebrew

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Additional Information
Dr. Uri DR Shabto MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 25 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Uri D. Shabto practice?
Dr. Uri Shabto has 1 office location.
Dr. Uri Shabto practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
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