Dr. Norman Saffra MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Norman Saffra is an ophthalmologist in Brooklyn, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Maimonides Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Saffra accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Maimonides Medical Center and one of 138 at Mount Sinai Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, Russian, Hebrew and Farsi.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: Retina, Macular degeneration, Diabetes, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Tears and Detachment
Education & Medical Training
Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Maimonides Medical Center
Internship, Internal Medicine Preliminary Year, 1988 - 1989
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1988
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 20 years in Ophthalmology
NY State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Orbital Metastasis as the Initial Presentation in Bilateral Lobular Invasive Carcinoma of the Breast.
Saffra, N.,Rakhamimov, A.,Wrzolek, M. A.,Solomon, W. B.,Cooper, J.,Borgen, P.
Acute Diplopia as the Presenting Sign of Silent Sinus Syndrome.
Saffra, N.,Rakhamimov, A.,Saint-Louis, L. A.,Wolintz, R. J.
Topiramate-induced refractive change and angle closure glaucoma and its ultrasound bimicroscopy findings.
Saffra, N., Smith, S. N., Seidman, C. J.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Empire BCBS HMO
- Empire BCBS PPO
- First Health PPO
- GHI PPO
- Great West PPO
- Healthfirst New York
- HIP of New York - Select PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network 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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902 49th St
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Phone: (718) 283-8000