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About Dr. Philip R Niswander

Dr. Philip R Niswander, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Buffalo, NY. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Niswander is affiliated with Kaleida Health Buffalo General Medical Center. Dr. Niswander has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

28 Ratings with 14 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Philip R Niswander is Great. Dr. Philip R Niswander has been rated by 28 patients. From those 28 patients 14 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Philip R Niswander is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Niswander Eye Center

40 N Union Rd
Buffalo, NY 14221
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Specialties

Dr. Philip R Niswander 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.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

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

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Reviews

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Removing cataracts

The system they have for patients coming in is phenominal!! The nurses and assistants were friendly, very efficient and kept the patients moving right along. Dr. Niswander is gentle, great CARTside manner and followup next day is the same. THANK YOU.

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very impressed
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Five Stars

What a great office! Beautifully office, beautiful staff, wonderful caring doctor! Excellent experience.

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First Appointment

Dr. Niswanders staff is very friendly and professional. Their very knowledgable and caring. Wait time was only 10 minutes but because of other complications I needed to stay longer. This did not have anything to do with being over booked.

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Five Stars

Referred for cataract surgery. First class treatment all the way. Staff is so friendly and caring. Dr. Niswander is a blessing. Highly recommended!

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    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 - City (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. Niswander is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Strong Memorial Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Philip R Niswander accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Independent Health
    • Independent Health Encompass HMO
    • Independent Health FlexFit HMO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Niswander Eye Center, 40 N Union Rd, Buffalo, NY

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