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

Ophthalmologist: Retinal

Clinical Interests: Retina, Macular degeneration, Diabetes, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Tears and Detachment

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, 1992

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Fellowship, 1993

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.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health 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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