About Dr. John A Sorenson MD

Dr. John A Sorenson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY, with other offices in Brooklyn, NY and West Harrison, NY (and 1 other location). He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Sorenson is affiliated with Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital. He speaks English.

Dr. Sorenson has received 4 awards.

Rating Overview

27 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John A Sorenson is Excellent. Dr. John A Sorenson has been rated by 27 patients. From those 27 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John A Sorenson is 4.8 of 5.0 stars.


Dr. John A Sorenson has 4 locations

460 Park Ave Fl 5
New York, NY 10022
813 Quentin Rd Ste 102
Brooklyn, NY 11223
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244 Westchester Ave Ste 407
West Harrison, NY 10604
902 Quentin Rd Ste 601
Brooklyn, NY 11223

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Dr. John A Sorenson has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. John A Sorenson has the following 31 expertise

  • Choroid Diseases
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Degenerative Myopia
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Choroiditis
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain
  • Choroidal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Graves Disease (Thyroid Eye Disease)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vitrectomy
  • Eye Exam
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Glaucoma
  • Inherited Retinal Degeneration
  • Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Retinal Vasculitis
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Angioid Streaks
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Vision Issues
  • Vitreous Detachment (Retina Detachment)
  • Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • Cataract
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Board Certifications

Dr. John A Sorenson 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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Five Stars

I had to have a macular hole repaired and went to see several surgeons both in Florida New York . what a wonderful experience it was with this office and Dr. Sorensen . I highly recommend them the entire staff is courteous the office is a maculate and where I had the procedure Clean , professional .

Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
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Appropriate Follow-up
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courteous staff great doctor

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Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2017)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017)

    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 Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood

    Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • University Of Cincinnati
  • Manhattan Eye Ear And Throat Hospital


  • Dr. John A Sorenson Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. John A Sorenson

Dr. Sorenson is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal surgery and macular disease. He is a nationally recognized expert in the care of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and in the surgical management of retinal detachments as well as macular hole and macular pucker surgery. He is on the surgical staff at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. He has authored and co-authored over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals and has lectured at many scientific meetings throughout the world. He has participated in many of the teaching activities of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and in 1996, received its Honor Award for his services. He received the Senior Honor Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists in 2006. His research interests primarily involve the diagnosis and treatment of age–related macular degeneration. He serves as a scientific reviewer for the major ophthalmology journals.

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