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Ophthalmologist, Surgeon
24 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Schiff, Ophthalmologist, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Schiff has been reviewed by 33 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Schiff, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Perforations

Education & Awards

Dr. Schiff graduated from New York University. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Schiff has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • New York Eye And Ear Infirmary 
  • Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. William Merril Schiff MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. William M. Schiff practice?
Dr. William Schiff has 3 office locations.
Dr. William Schiff practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
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