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About Dr. James M Maisel

Dr. James M Maisel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hicksville, NY. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Maisel is affiliated with Stonybrook University Hospital. Dr. Maisel has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

47 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James M Maisel is Great. Dr. James M Maisel has been rated by 47 patients. From those 47 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James M Maisel is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Medical Connections Inc

400 S Oyster Bay Rd Ste 305
Hicksville, NY 11801
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Dr. James M Maisel has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James M Maisel has the following 10 expertise

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Pain
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Exam
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Blindness

Board Certifications

Dr. James M Maisel is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.


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One Star

After laser and cryo I informed Mr.Maisel of multiple floaters and darkness developing in the treated eye. He said it was "just debri" I then went to the best opthomologist in NY to do surgery. He indicated "it was too bad you did not see me first "

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Horrible support staff

I cannot speak to the actual level of care that this doctors group provides, but I can say that the customer service from the support staff is totally lacking. I recently took my 78 year old father, who has been a patient for several years for an appointment at 9 am. He was turned away promptly due to his medicare supplemental insurance, not being accepted. When he offered to pay cash, he was also denied. Now, its not that he was denied or that his insurance wasn't taken that bothers me. It was the cold, unfeeling and uncaring manner that the receptionist treated him that upsets me. When they called the day before to confirm the appointment they didn't bother asking if there was a change of insurance or ever brought it up. When he was told he would have to see another specialist there was no apology for the inconvenience or even slight thought that he was a human being. When he asked who he should see, there was no attempt to give a recommendation or referral or suggestion. He was simply told to consult his insurance directory. So now my father has to seek out a new specialist to examine the growing blind spot in his vision with no help or remorse from this medical group

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60 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Retnal Tears

Dr. Maisel was incredible ! He explained everything in great detail and was extremely compassionate towards my feelings. I would highly recommend him !

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Five Stars

a highly competent caring doctor with a great friendly staff simply the best

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10 minutes
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Five Stars

I had a big problem with my cataract surgery and he reoperated and got rid of my floaters and restored my vision.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (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

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Maisel is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1978

  • Beth Israel Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James M Maisel accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • 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
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Metro
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Medical Connections Inc, 400 S Oyster Bay Rd Ste 305, Hicksville, NY


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