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Dr. Abraham K Sleem has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr. Abraham K Sleem has the following 15 expertise
- Lasik Surgery
- Laser Surgery
- Laser Eye Surgery (Photorefractive Keratectomy)
- Macular Degeneration
- Corneal Diseases
- Vision Issues
- Eye Pain
- Corneal Transplantation
- Eye Exam
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Laser Medicine & Surgery
Dr. Abraham K Sleem is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2018)
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
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Dr. Sleem is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
12 Years Experience
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Graduated in 2006
Dr. Abraham K Sleem Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Elect Choice EPO
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna NYC Community Plan
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
- CDPHP PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Empire Blue Priority EPO
- Empire HMO
- Empire PPO
- Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
- Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
- Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
- Horizon Direct Access
- Horizon HMO
- Horizon OMNIA
- Horizon POS
- Horizon PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Oxford Metro
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Abraham K Sleem
Dr. Abraham Sleem attended St. John's University with a dual major in Chemistry and Computer Science and graduated a 4.0 GPA at the top of his class in 2002 whence he was awarded with a medal of excellence on graduation. During that time he participated in research to advance the understanding of second messenger systems, including those involved with diseases such as diabetes. After obtaining his B.S., he attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where he also participated in research with Janet Serle, MD and developed computer programs that aided in the study of earlier detection of glaucoma using newly advanced technologies. Dr. Sleem completed his residency in Albany Medical Center where he was distinguished as the Chief Resident for his graduating year. During that time Dr. Sleem participated in research with Michael Belin, MD concerning earlier detection of Keratoconus and patients at risk for post-LASIK ectasia, a dreaded complication of LASIK surgery. He developed a further interest in corneal disease and transplant surgery and stayed in Albany for an additional year of Fellowship with Robert Schultze, MD and Robert Eden, MD where he trained in advanced anterior segment surgery including full and partial thickness corneal transplants, advanced and complicated cataract surgery and ocular anterior segment tumors. Today Dr. Abraham Sleem is an attending with the NYU family of hospitals where he is a clinical instructor and the Chief of Woodhull Hospital Ophthalmology Clinic where he is responsible for supervising the NYU Ophthalmology residents and teaching cataract surgery. In addition to his hospital duties, Dr. Sleem also recently started a private practice in his hometown neighborhood of Bay Ridge Brooklyn.
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