Dr. Satish S Modi MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Satish Modi is an ophthalmologist in Poughkeepsie, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Francis Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Seth G.S. Medical College and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Modi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at St. Francis Hospital and one of 21 at Vassar Brothers 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, Ophthalmology, 1975–1976

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1972–1973

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1973–1975

Seth G.S. Medical College
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 36 years in Ophthalmology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Once-daily nepafenac ophthalmic suspension 0.3% to prevent and treat ocular inflammation and pain after cataract surgery: Phase 3 study.
Modi, S. S.,Lehmann, R. P.,Walters, T. R.,Fong, R.,Christie, W. C.,Roel, L.,Nethery, D.,Sager, D.,Tsorbatzoglou, A.,Philipson, B.,Traverso, C. E.,Reiser, H.

Functional outcomes after bilateral implantation of apodized diffractive aspheric acrylic intraocular lenses with a +3.0 or +4.0 diopter addition power Randomized multicenter clinical study.
Maxwell, W.A., Cionni, R.J., Lehmann, R.P., Modi, S.S.

Nepafenac ophthalmic suspension 0.1% for the prevention and treatment of ocular inflammation associated with cataract surgery.
Lane, S.S., Modi, S.S., Lehmann, R.P., Holland, E.J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS 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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