Kjell Dahlen, MD Ophthalmology

Kjell Dahlen, MD

Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About Kjell Dahlen MD

Kjell Dahlen, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Plattsburgh, NY, with another office in Saranac Lake, NY. He has 51 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology.

Kjell Dahlen has received the following award:


Dr. Kjell Dahlen has 2 locations

Eye Care For The Adirondacks 450 Margaret St Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Eye Care For The Adirondacks 51 Woodruff St Saranac Lake, NY 12983


Dr. Kjell Dahlen has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Kjell Dahlen has the following 10 areas of expertise

  • Eye Exam
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Cataract
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Pain
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Blindness


1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award 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.


51 Years Experience

Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1971

Mass Eye And Ear Infirmary


Dr. Kjell Dahlen Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Bassett Preferred
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Western NY Essential Plan
  • BluePPO HSA
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Individuals & Families
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Priority EPO
  • Empire Blue Priority NY
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Excellus BCBS Base Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Plans
  • Excellus BCBS CNY Preferred Gold - Tier 1
  • Excellus BCBS SimplyBlue/SimplyBlue Plus
  • Excellus BluePPO
  • Excellus HMOBlue
  • Fidelis Care Essential Plan
  • Fidelis Care NY State of Health HBX
  • Fidelis Mrktplace
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • HMO 200 Series
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan Essential Plan
  • MVP Health Plan Premier HMO - Individuals
  • MVP Liberty EPO/PPO
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • MVP Secure - NY
  • Oscar Circle
  • Oscar Circle Plus
  • PPO 6000 Series
  • Premier HMO - Individuals
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Kjell Dahlen

Dr. Dahlen, born in Frederikstad, Norway, is a board certified ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. His internship brought him to the United States and he completed his residency in ophthalmology at West Virginia University. Dr. Dahlen also studied subspecialties in glaucoma and retinal disease at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School in Boston. He was Director of the Retina Service and Assistant Professor at West Virginia University Medical School prior to entering private practice in Plattsburgh in 1978. Dr. Dahlen provides medical and surgical treatments of the eye including cataract surgery as well as advanced treatments in retinal disease and glaucoma. Patients can be scheduled to see him at Eye Care for the Adirondack's 450 Margaret Street office in Plattsburgh, NY or at other office locations in Saranac Lake, Elizabethtown, and Tupper Lake. Dr. Dahlen performs most of his surgery at Cataract Center for the Adirondacks, an independent ambulatory surgery center affiliated with and located adjacent to the 450 Margaret Street Practice. Dr. Dahlen is a staff member at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center. He holds medical licenses in the State of New York and Vermont.

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