Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Administrative titles

    • Chairman of Ophthalmology, Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Clinical Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • La Universidad De Cuenca

  • Residencies

    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

  • Internships

    • St Barnabas Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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08/14/2019
"Dr. Telo is one the caring doctors I have ever met."
08/13/2019
"Dr. Celso Tello is an amazing physician. He is kind, caring & compassionate to his patients. He is knowledgeable in his field of work and is therefore able to prescribe the best medication and/or treatment for each individual patient. He is the #1 DOCTOR!!"
08/12/2019
"I am very pleased with Dr. Tello"
07/27/2019
"Dr. Tello is a great Doctor; he lets me talk, good listener; he meticulously explains what kind of eye drops he pus in & what it does; communicates the results of any screening test; he makes me feel I'm cared for & my concerns are valid.when I say " I was pleased with my experience with Dr. Tello" - is not just enough. It's more than that - the care I experienced was Genuine!"
07/26/2019
"Dr. Tello has excellent patient skills and always keeps you well informed of your treatment plan."
06/13/2019
"Wonderful to connect w/a physician that is so open minded and progressive in his healing approach. Thank you!!!"
06/06/2019
"all wonderful"
05/31/2019
"Doctor Tello is great."
05/19/2019
"Dr. Tello is the best. He makes the visits satisfying and his expertise is evident in everything he does."
05/10/2019
"Good service."
05/09/2019
"Dr Tello is a wionderful caring drI I highly recommend him"
04/26/2019
"Dr. Tello continues to demonstrate his professional, caring attention. This visit was emergent and I was treated quickly and efficiently."
04/25/2019
"Dr. Tello has been my physician for a number of years. I moved out-of-state in 2014 and my condition deteriorated. I now make trips back to see Dr. Tello and my conditioning is now restored. Bravo! "
04/11/2019
"Dr Tello is a gifted surgeon and doctor. i trust him completely with my treatment."
03/28/2019
"Dr. Tello is terrific! Friendly and quite brilliant!"
03/21/2019
"I've been seeing Dr. Tello forcyeats and value his knowledge, care and attention."
03/20/2019
"care provider cares"
03/15/2019
"Highly recommend care provider. He is the best in his field!"
03/09/2019
"Excellent visit. He is thorough, listens well, and explains everything carefully."
03/05/2019
"Dr. Tello always seems very interested and concerned. He doesn't make me feel anxious to state any concerns I have. He exudes confidence."
02/24/2019
"I know my case is not easy yet I am treated quite well."
02/17/2019
"I love Dr. Tello. He is treating several people amongst our friends because we all have tremendous faith and confidence in him both as a talented medical professional and most importantly, the human heart that all patients need to accompany them as they go through any medical issue."
02/07/2019
"I really like doctor Tello he's very thorough and explain things very well for me to understand"
12/24/2018
"Every Doctor good learn best practices and communication from Dr. Tello. absolutely lovely experience every time"
12/21/2018
"Just a great doctor. First class master professional!!"
12/17/2018
"I have had very good experiences with Dr. Tello. On this occasion he did seem to be a little distracted."
12/06/2018
"I don't know what my future will be with 4th stage glaucoma but Dr. Tello has been my doctor for 17 years. I thank him for slowing the the disease. "
11/19/2018
"Dr. Tello is a great man that inspires loyalty and trust"
10/30/2018
"Dr. Tello is so kind, caring and personable!"
10/26/2018
"Very warm and caring doctor. Best in his field."
10/26/2018
"Dr. Tello and his highly experienced team are fantastic. It's a no nonsense practice as best I can tell. They work hard and are exceptionally through."
10/25/2018
"Dr. Tello is an excellent doctor & I have recommended him with much confidence. "
10/25/2018
"excellent overall experience congratulations"
10/16/2018
"Dr. Tello's care is excellent - I'm privileged to have such good care - with such an outstanding and caring physician -"
10/15/2018
"We have recommended Dr. Tello already."
09/24/2018
"In my opinion, Dr. Tello is the best!"
08/25/2018
"Dr. Tello is the best. I cannot praise him highly enough. He is brilliant, caring, friendly and wonderful"
08/22/2018
"3. Usually in rush."
08/07/2018
"Dr. Tello is an outstanding clinician."
07/20/2018
"You are fortunate to have a physician of the caliber of Dr. Tello. I travel all the way from south New Jersey to see him. I also must praise Dr. Shrier! "
07/02/2018
"thanks"
06/13/2018
"Dr. Tello is extremely professional and has excellent bedside manners."
06/11/2018
"i felt very confident with Dr. Tello and he made us feel that we were very fortunate to be one of his patients."
06/04/2018
"Dr. Tello and his staff is wonderful"
05/31/2018
"I would recommend him with all confidence."
05/04/2018
"All good."
04/29/2018
"Dr. Tello has been my doctor for several years. No complaints."
04/20/2018
"DESPITE the wait, Dr. Tello was focused & made sure to explain everything to me - Even though I thought he was overly cautious & conservative - not a bad thing for a dr."
04/12/2018
"Dr. Tello is always patient and caring. Provides answers to all questions in a concise, clear manner. His decisions are what is best for the patient. Excellent care giver/doctor. "
02/13/2018
"can't be better thanks"
12/29/2017
"Dr. Tello is an excellent doctor. "
12/11/2017
"Dr. Tello is a wonderful physician."
11/29/2017
"THE BEST intelligent great manner's. Just a great doctor knows his profession well."
11/18/2017
"Dr Tello and his staff provides excellent service to the patients very helpful in all circumstances give full attention to your needs even though some of the patients are very rude and impatient."
10/10/2017
"Dr. Tello is not just very good he is first class excellent!"
09/25/2017
"Dr. Tello far exceeds a "very good" rating he is totally professional yet compassionate hard to find in health care today."
09/11/2017
"no complaints"
09/11/2017
"Dr. Tello is an incredible physician. I cannot say enough good things about him. His patient care manner is superb."
08/15/2017
"very high standard of treatment"
08/15/2017
"excelent"
08/14/2017
"It is clear that the staff work well with one another and respect one another. This, in turn, passes on to the patients. The attitude of the place is tops."
08/11/2017
"Very good."
08/02/2017
"When he talked with me he was on the computer probably checking my data. The intervention I had with him was short. He give me a prescription, explained how to take it and why he was giving it, and asked me to see him again in a few months. Earlier I had mentioned a symptom I experienced recently, and he followed up with a question--whether they had sent me to see someone else. I said no. Maybe if I felt we had a bit more time, I would have followed up with him about these questions. At the same time, I felt that if I truly needed follow-up, he would have told me. My confidence in him is strong based on my previous appointments with him."
07/31/2017
"Dr. Tello helped control my glaucoma, and for that I will always be grateful"
07/28/2017
"I needed more detailed information about my condition and medication."
07/18/2017
"Dr. Tello is a kind, skilled and intelligent doctor - he is reassuring when we need it and does so, with factual information relevant to the need."
06/12/2017
"Great Dr. - Saw him briefly -"
05/30/2017
"The genius of this doctor is why I been with him since 2010 at NY Eye and ear hospital on 14th street, Manhattan."
05/26/2017
"Can't say enough about Dr. Tello. He is the best!"
05/21/2017
"Dr. Tello is fantastic. Trust him implicitly."
05/16/2017
"Dr. Tello & staff are excellent. Waiting time has improved but still long."
05/16/2017
"Very good experience. I definitely had a great deal of confidence in the process and the professionals."
04/19/2017
"An overall positive visit! I trust Dr. Tello and his staff!"
03/29/2017
"Very good experience during my time as patient."
03/27/2017
"He is a warm,friendly,extremely well qualified doctor who takes the utmost care of his patients (me included). I would recommend him always."
03/08/2017
"Dr. Celso Tello is an extraordinary doctor and human being."
03/06/2017
"I was nervous, and he (and the rest of his staff) were lovely."
02/25/2017
"Very good & helpful in understanding my condition."
02/24/2017
"Dr. Tello has been my eye physician for many years and has done my 2nd laser surgery with him. I wouldn't trust any other Dr. other then him. He is exceptional."
02/21/2017
"Everything went well."
02/21/2017
"I serached a long time to find someone with this level of excellence and providing this level of comfort."
01/19/2017
"Dr. Tello is known as one of the top ophthalmologist/glaucoma experts in N.Y. Many of us w/difficult vision issues come by way of recommendation by other patients & doctors. He is a blessing to us from God. You are also very fortunate to have Dr. Tello on your staff."
12/28/2016
"Dr. Tellow is an excellent doctor."
12/06/2016
"Excellent doc team. I always recommend the facility to my friends."
11/17/2016
"Very informative, Dr.Tello made sure that I understood."
11/17/2016
"Dr. Tello is the most wonderful, kind, intelligent doctor. I trust him completely."
11/03/2016
"Dr. Tello is awesome!!! The best doctor."
10/31/2016
"Dr. Tello is very caring!"
09/08/2016
"Very good provider; with compassion, caring, dedication, excellent glaucoma specialist; very professional; PATIENTS are 1st concern & priority."
08/28/2016
"Very good experience"
08/22/2016
"The care provider was excellent, and handle my medical condition."
08/22/2016
"Excellent doctor. Very satisfied with care provided."
08/20/2016
"He saved my right eye after a botched surgery in Westchester."
07/29/2016
"Dr. Tello is a great physician and surgeon. I like his manner and find him highly competent."
07/20/2016
"MD showed compassion, caring, commitment highly professional skilled specialist, patients #1 priority rather than self."
07/07/2016
"Dr. Tello is outstanding."
07/05/2016
"Everything went fine no bad experience."
07/05/2016
"The best of the best."
06/18/2016
"I have experienced Dr. Tello to be a caring, loving, kind and compassionate Glaucoma specialist."
05/01/2016
"I have been with Dr. Tello for approx 20 years. I wouldn't trust anyone but him with my care. Everytime I am frustrated with the wait time, I remind myself that I have the best doctor and so I continue to come."
04/25/2016
"I have recommended him to many friends and family."
04/20/2016
"Good."
04/02/2016
"I told him about my son's eye condition and if he would interested in seeing him. He said yes. I will follow up"
03/29/2016
"They are the best!"
03/28/2016
"I feel very good since they were very attentive."
03/24/2016
"Expertise with glaucoma is superior."
03/24/2016
"Dr. Tello is an excellent dr. I will never go to another dr. for for any treatment."
02/24/2016
"My experience with the doctor is very good."
02/21/2016
"Dr Tello is very caring when it comes to my condition. He has saved my vision and is still working to improve my sight."
02/10/2016
"The doctor is an excellent doctor -"
01/06/2016
"Good."
10/01/2015
"V. good."
08/24/2015
"Very good exp."
05/26/2015
"Dr. Tello is the most caring, competent physician. He gives me confidence that everything will be all right."
05/12/2015
"Doctor & staff very good and helpful."
05/06/2015
"Very good experience."
05/01/2015
"It takes FOREVER before you see Dr. Tello, he often makes the visit feel rushed, but his expertise is worth it."
03/31/2015
"Good experience."

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