Dr. Sanford Irwin Rakofsky MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Sanford Rakofsky is an ophthalmologist in Coral Gables, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Coral Gables Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Bologna and has been in practice for 48 years. He is one of 11 doctors at Coral Gables Hospital and one of 6 at Kendall Regional Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Brooklyn Eye Ear Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1969 - 1972

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1968 - 1969

University of Bologna
Class of 1966

Publications & Presentations

Levobunolol 0.5% and timolol 0.5% to prevent intraocular pressure elevation after neodymium:YAG laser posterior capsulotomy.
Rakofsky, S., Koch, D. D., Faulkner, J. D., Terry, S. A., Mandell, A. I., Gross, R. L., Kelley, E. P., Iacono, T. L., Lue, J.

The adequacy of the surgical excision of basal cell carcinoma.
Rakofsky, S. I.

Efficacy and safety of once-daily levobunolol for glaucoma therapy.
Rakofsky, S. I., Lazar, M., Almog, Y., LeBlanc, R. P., Mann, C., Orr, A., Lee, P. F., Friedland, B. R., Novack, G. D., Kelley, E. P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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