Richard Evan Braunstein, MD

Northwell Health Physician Partners

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score:
4.8

Ophthalmology

Practice locations:

  • MEETH Ophthalmology
    210 East 64th Street
    New York, NY 10065
    Fax: (212) 702-7678
    Get Directions
    Accepting new patients

Clinical details

About your doctor

  • Male
  • 22 years in practice
  • Fluent in English

Board certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional & Academic details

Affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital

Administrative titles

  • Executive Director - Exec Dir overseeing MEETH of Ophthalmology, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Vice President - Service Line of Ophthalmology, Lenox Hill Hospital

Academic titles

  • Professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Medical school

  • Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons

Residencies

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Insurance providers/plans accepted

We accept most major health insurance plans. If your plan is not listed below, please call the office to discuss your options.


  • Access Medicare
    • Gold Plan
    • Pearl Plan
    • Platinum Plan
  • Aetna Health Insurance
    • Aetna Choice POS
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Health Network Only
    • Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna Limited Benefits Insurance Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO) Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Voluntary Group Medical Plan (indemnity plan)
    • Elect Choice
    • HMO
    • Managed Choice POS
    • Open Access Aetna Select
    • Open Choice PPO
    • Quality Point-of-Service (QPOS)
    • Signature Administrator's Plan
    • Traditional Choice
  • CareConnect Health Plan
    • CareConnect Bronze
    • CareConnect Bronze H S A 70%
    • CareConnect Catastrophic
    • CareConnect Gold
    • CareConnect Large EPO
    • CareConnect Platinum
    • CareConnect Silver
    • CareConnect Silver Cost Share
    • CareConnect Tradional Gold 20/40
  • CIGNA Healthcare
    • Cigna Choice Fund Open Access Plus
    • Global Health Benefits
    • GWH-Cigna
    • GWH-Cigna Open Access Plus
    • Indemnity
    • Managed Care Plans: HMO or POS Open Access
    • Managed Care Plans: LocalPlus
    • Managed Care Plans: Network Open Access
    • Managed Care Plans: Open Access Plus
    • Managed Care Plans: Primary Care Physicians HMO or POS
    • Managed Care Plans: Primary Care Physicians Network
    • PPO or EPO Plans
    • Shared Administration OAP
    • Shared Administration PPO
    • Strategic Alliance
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Child Health Plus
    • Direct HMO
    • Direct Pay HMO
    • Direct Pay HMO/POS
    • Direct POS
    • DirectShare
    • Empire Prism EPO
    • Empire Prism PPO
    • Empire Total Blue
    • EPO
    • Healthy New York
    • HMO
    • MediBlue
    • MediBlue
    • MediBlueSMSmartValue Plus
    • PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Exchange)
    • Bronze Direct Access
    • Bronze Guided Access
    • Core Direct Access
    • Core Guided Access
    • Essential Direct Access
    • Essential Guided Access
    • Gold Direct Access
    • Gold Guided Access
    • Platinum Direct Access
    • Platinum Guided Access
    • Preferred Direct Access
    • Preferred Guided Access
    • Premier Guided Access
    • Premiere Direct Access
    • Silver Direct Access
    • Silver Guided Access
  • HealthSmart
    • World Trade Center Program only
  • Humana
    • Medicare HMO
  • Medicare
    • Medicare
  • New York State Medicaid
    • New York State Medicaid
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Railroad Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
    • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Choice
    • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Choice Essential
    • UnitedHealthcare Catalyst
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare North Shore-LIJ Advantage
    • UnitedHealthcare North Shore-LIJ Advantage Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Catastrophic HMO
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 73AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child 73AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 6.15.30 94AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 6.15.30 Child 94AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 9.20.40 87AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 9.20.40 Child 87AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare Options Non-Differential PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare (Exchange)
    • UnitedHealthcare Bronze Compass $3,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Catastrophic Compass $6,600
    • UnitedHealthcare Gold Compass $1,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Gold Compass $600
    • UnitedHealthcare Platinum Compass
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass $1,750
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass $2,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA $1,750
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA $250
  • UnitedHealthcare (Oxford)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential H
    • AARP Medicare Complete HMO Plan 2i
    • AARP Medicare Complete HMO Plan i
    • AARP Medicare Complete Mosaic H
    • AARP Medicare Complete Plan I
    • Exchange
    • Freedom Plan
    • Liberty PlanSM
    • Liberty PlanSM
    • Liberty PlanSM
    • LibertySM
    • Oxford
    • Oxford
    • Oxford
    • Oxford Bronze NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Gold NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Platinum NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Platinum NY Standard PPO
    • Oxford Silver NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Silver NY Standard PPO
    • Primary AdvantageSM
  • US Family Health Plan
    • Tricare Prime Program PPO

Patient ratings & comments

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Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.8
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.8
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8
Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.8
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.7
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
4.7
Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.8
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.7
Your confidence in this care provider
4.9
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.9

Patient comments

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

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06.11.2016
very good overall
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05.30.2016
SATISFYING...
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04.27.2016
Very good experience.
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04.06.2016
Good.
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03.28.2016
Good.
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12.01.2015
He is a incredible doctor. I have sent many friends and family to him.
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11.23.2015
Dr. Braunstein came highly recommended - and it was well deserved. I am very happy with his care.
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11.13.2015
My provider is a very competent Dr. I trust him.
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09.08.2015
Good doctor - Smart!
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09.08.2015
This dr. is excellent!
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07.15.2015
Very little time spent with dr.
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06.03.2015
Dr. Braunstein is a brilliant surgeon!
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05.26.2015
The Dr. was precise, friendly, reassuring and informative.
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04.21.2015
Friendly, fast, exceptional.
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03.30.2015
Dr. Braunstein highly competent. I sincerely appreciate his expertise! #1. Last visit.
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02.23.2015
I have a great deal of confidence in his abilities.
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11.04.2014
Caring doctor.
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09.12.2014
Provider was extremely knowledgeable & thorough on his exam.
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07.18.2014
Clear explanations - I have utmost confidence in this dr.
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05.08.2014
Excellent doctor - Wonderful new office.
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04.07.2014
We please to have Dr. Braunstein as our MD. The best care you can get!!!! Re: Corneas transplants.
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03.24.2014
Excellent care all around.

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