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About Dr. Thierry J Hufnagel
Dr. Thierry J Hufnagel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Garden City, NY, with other offices in New York, NY and Hauppauge, NY . He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology and Anatomic Pathology. Dr. Hufnagel is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center, New York Community Hospital of Brooklyn and New York Eye & Ear Infirmary. Dr. Hufnagel has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Thierry J Hufnagel has the following 2 specialties
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.
- Anatomic Pathology
- Eye Pain
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
- Cranial Nerve Cancer
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
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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At first he seemed a little distant and quick, but he just doesn't waste time chit chatting, hence almost no wait time for his appointments! (Compared to a 45 minute wait for a different dr in the office) turns out he is extremely thourough and honest with your outlook and WILL give you that time, just not wasteful conversation time. I really like him and will recommend! So glad I got him as my surgeon!
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Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)
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Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016)
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Dr. Hufnagel is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
37 Years Experience
Faculte De Medicine Pierre Et Marie Curie
Graduated in 1981
Yale University School Of Medicine
Dr. Thierry J Hufnagel accepts the following insurance providers.
- 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 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 HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Empire HMO
- Empire PPO
- First Health PPO
HIP of NY
- Emblem HIP Select PPO
- Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
MVP Health Plan
- MVP Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- Oxford Liberty
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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