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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Yale Fisher is Good. Dr. Fisher has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Yale Fisher, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Choroid Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Foreign Bodies
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Melanoma
  • Pathologic Neovascularization
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Vitrectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Fisher graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Choroid Diseases
Eye Diseases
Retinal Diseases
Alpha Omega Alpha-honor society 1966
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1998 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Fisher has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • Lenox Hill Hospital 


  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Yale L Fisher MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 44 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Yale L. Fisher practice?
Dr. Yale Fisher has 2 office locations.
Dr. Yale Fisher practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
See New York Ophthalmologists.