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About Dr. Samuel Packer

Dr. Samuel Packer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Great Neck, NY. He has 52 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Packer is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Packer has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel Packer is Great. Dr. Samuel Packer has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Samuel Packer is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

600 Northern Blvd Ste 214
Great Neck, NY 11021
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Specialties

Dr. Samuel Packer 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

    16 Expertise

  • Eye Cancer (Uveal Neoplasm)
  • Vision Issues
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Eye Cancer
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain
  • Melanoma
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Ethics

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Five Stars

Dr. Packer is not only an excellent physician; he is a kind, caring human being. He is unique in so many ways. When you are checked by him, you can be assured that you are getting the finest care possible. You are important to him and you are treated as such.

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Help me, I cant see, Im blind!

I am smart, educated and phenomenal at research.I am God. Help me, because I am blind. I need a miracle ophthalmologist to restore my sight.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    52 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1966

  • Yale University School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Samuel Packer 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • HealthFirst NY
    • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 600 Northern Blvd Ste 214, Great Neck, NY

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