Meet your doctor

Richard Braunstein, MD

a North Shore-LIJ Medical Group physician

Ophthalmology
Overall Patient Satisfaction Score:
4.4

Practice locations:

  • LHH - Dept of Ophthalmology
    210 East 64th Street
    New York, NY 10065
    Fax: (212) 702-7678
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    Accepting new patients
Clinical details

About your doctor

  • Male
  • 21 years in practice
  • Fluent in English

Board certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology
Professional & Academic detail

Affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Administrative titles

    • Executive Director - Exec Dir overseeing MEETH of Ophthalmology, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Academic titles

    • Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
  • Medical school

    • Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residencies

    • New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Fellowships
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Insurance providers/plans accepted
  • Access Medicare
    • Gold Plan
    • Pearl Plan
    • Platinum Plan
  • Aetna Health Insurance
    • Aetna Choice POS
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Health Network Only
    • Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna Limited Benefits Insurance Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO) Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Voluntary Group Medical Plan (indemnity plan)
    • Elect Choice
    • HMO
    • Managed Choice POS
    • Open Access Aetna Select
    • Open Choice PPO
    • Quality Point-of-Service (QPOS)
    • Signature Administrator's Plan
    • Traditional Choice
  • CareConnect Health Plan
    • CareConnect Bronze
    • CareConnect Bronze H S A 70%
    • CareConnect Catastrophic
    • CareConnect Gold
    • CareConnect Large EPO
    • CareConnect Platinum
    • CareConnect Silver
    • CareConnect Silver Cost Share
    • CareConnect Tradional Gold 20/40
  • CIGNA Healthcare
    • Cigna Choice Fund Open Access Plus
    • Global Health Benefits
    • GWH-Cigna
    • GWH-Cigna Open Access Plus
    • Indemnity
    • Managed Care Plans: HMO or POS Open Access
    • Managed Care Plans: LocalPlus
    • Managed Care Plans: Network Open Access
    • Managed Care Plans: Open Access Plus
    • Managed Care Plans: Primary Care Physicians HMO or POS
    • Managed Care Plans: Primary Care Physicians Network
    • PPO or EPO Plans
    • Shared Administration OAP
    • Shared Administration PPO
    • Strategic Alliance
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Child Health Plus
    • Direct HMO
    • Direct Pay HMO
    • Direct Pay HMO/POS
    • Direct POS
    • DirectShare
    • Empire Prism EPO
    • Empire Prism PPO
    • Empire Total Blue
    • EPO
    • Healthy New York
    • HMO
    • MediBlue
    • MediBlue
    • MediBlueSMSmartValue Plus
    • PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Exchange)
    • Bronze Direct Access
    • Bronze Guided Access
    • Core Direct Access
    • Core Guided Access
    • Essential Direct Access
    • Essential Guided Access
    • Gold Direct Access
    • Gold Guided Access
    • Platinum Direct Access
    • Platinum Guided Access
    • Preferred Direct Access
    • Preferred Guided Access
    • Premier Guided Access
    • Premiere Direct Access
    • Silver Direct Access
    • Silver Guided Access
  • HealthSmart
    • World Trade Center Program only
  • Humana
    • Medicare HMO
  • Medicare
    • Medicare
  • New York State Medicaid
    • New York State Medicaid
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Railroad Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
    • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Choice
    • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Choice Essential
    • UnitedHealthcare Catalyst
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare North Shore-LIJ Advantage
    • UnitedHealthcare North Shore-LIJ Advantage Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Catastrophic HMO
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 73AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child 73AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 6.15.30 94AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 6.15.30 Child 94AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 9.20.40 87AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 9.20.40 Child 87AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare Options Non-Differential PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare (Exchange)
    • UnitedHealthcare Bronze Compass $3,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Catastrophic Compass $6,600
    • UnitedHealthcare Gold Compass $1,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Gold Compass $600
    • UnitedHealthcare Platinum Compass
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass $1,750
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass $2,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA $1,750
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA $250
  • UnitedHealthcare (Oxford)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential H
    • AARP Medicare Complete HMO Plan 2i
    • AARP Medicare Complete HMO Plan i
    • AARP Medicare Complete Mosaic H
    • AARP Medicare Complete Plan I
    • Exchange
    • Freedom Plan
    • Liberty PlanSM
    • Liberty PlanSM
    • Liberty PlanSM
    • LibertySM
    • Oxford
    • Oxford
    • Oxford
    • Oxford Bronze NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Gold NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Platinum NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Platinum NY Standard PPO
    • Oxford Silver NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Silver NY Standard PPO
    • Primary AdvantageSM
  • US Family Health Plan
    • Tricare Prime Program PPO
Patient ratings & comments

Physician ratings

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"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.7
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.6
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.5
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.4
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
4.1
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.5
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.4
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Your confidence in this care provider
4.6
"Richard Evan Braunstein, MD"
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.5

Patient comments

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"physician->fullname; ?>" Very little time spent with dr.
"physician->fullname; ?>" *Dr. Braunstein is a brilliant surgeon!
"physician->fullname; ?>" The Dr. was precise, friendly, reassuring and informative.
"physician->fullname; ?>" Friendly, fast, exceptional.
"physician->fullname; ?>" *Dr. Braunstein highly competent. I sincerely appreciate his expertise! #1. Last visit.
"physician->fullname; ?>" I have a great deal of confidence in his abilities.
"physician->fullname; ?>" Caring doctor.
"physician->fullname; ?>" Provider was extremely knowledgeable & thorough on his exam.
"physician->fullname; ?>" Clear explanations - I have utmost confidence in this dr.
"physician->fullname; ?>" Excellent doctor - Wonderful new office.
"physician->fullname; ?>" We please to have *Dr. Braunstein as our MD. The best care you can get!!!! Re: Corneas transplants.
"physician->fullname; ?>" Excellent care all around.
(212) 702-7300
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LHH - Dept of Ophthalmology
210 East 64th Street
New York, NY 10065

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