Dr. Gerald W Zaidman MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Gerald Zaidman is an ophthalmologist in Valhalla, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Montefiore Medical Center and Westchester Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Zaidman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 36 doctors at Montefiore Medical Center and one of 23 at Westchester Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1975–1976

Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1977–1980

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1980–1981

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 33 years in Ophthalmology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Dysregulated heme oxygenase-ferritin system in pterygium pathogenesis.
Fox, T.,Gotlinger, K. H.,Dunn, M. W.,Lee, O. L.,Milman, T.,Zaidman, G.,Schwartzman, M. L.,Bellner, L.

The pediatric corneal infiltrate.
Zaidman, G.W.

Misdiagnosis of hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens optic opacification: report of 8 cases with the MemoryLens.
Haymore, J., Zaidman, G., Werner, L., Mamalis, N., Hamilton, S., Cook, J., Gillette, T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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