Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Administrative titles

    • of Ophthalmology, Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • New York Medical College

  • Residencies

    • Flower & Fifth Avenue Hospital

  • Internships

    • Flower & Fifth Avenue Hospital

  • Fellowships

    • Washington University School of Medicine

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/11/2018
"have great confidence in Dr. Obstbaum"
09/10/2018
"much better then the care I get out of state"
09/10/2018
"Dr. Obstbaum is very friendly in his demeanor which makes me feel at ease. and have more confidence in him."
09/03/2018
"THE BEST"
09/03/2018
"Really friendly and really tries to give good and easy instructions"
09/03/2018
"dr Obstbaum is the very best"
08/29/2018
"I have been very satisfied with services provided by Dr. Stephen A. Obstbaum."
08/21/2018
"I have been seeing Dr. Obstbaum for years. Others may be as good, none better, particularly as a caring individual."
07/20/2018
"Dr. Obstbaum is a wonderful doctor and a very fine person."
07/18/2018
"Dr. Obstbaum is the very best."
06/18/2018
"Dr. Obstbaum is TOP SHELF AND THE ULTIMATE PROFESSIONAL"
06/11/2018
"Excellent: always a thorough examination, clear explanations and caring concern."
05/31/2018
"Dr. Obstbaum is outstanding in his depth of knowledge and patient care. He always explains everything clearly and is never dismissive. We would always highly recommend him to others."
05/07/2018
"Dr. was concerned about my issues and answered all questions I had"
04/24/2018
"Service was excellent."
04/19/2018
"Highly recommend Dr. Obstbaum. Have recommended him to several other friends and acquaintances who use him as well. He's top drawer!"
03/26/2018
"I have recommended Dr. Obstbaum to many friends. He is terrific."
03/10/2018
"Dr. Obtsbaum is EXCEPTIONAL"
01/22/2018
"I think Dr Obstbaum is great. i feel very lucky to have him as my doctor . I think he is absolutely fabulous ."
01/03/2018
"Extraordinary!"
12/28/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is great. Can't imagine anyone better. He's been my doctor for almost 40 years."
12/25/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is an excellent physician and a fine human being. He took the time to adequately discuss my concerns and address all issues. I highly recommend him."
12/21/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is really excellent! I leave glaucoma and he has helped me so VERY much."
12/11/2017
"everytime I come to this office I learned something"
12/06/2017
"Routine check-up - all perfect. #3. No worries. "
10/10/2017
"I have recommended provider to friends and family and all satisfied"
10/07/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum saved my mother's vision over 20 years ago. He is thorough, patient and explains in great detail one's diagnosis and treatment. I have a tremendous amount of respect and trust in him and would recommend him highly. He is the absolute best!"
10/05/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is one of a kind. He is the only reason I continue to use your services."
09/29/2017
"I referred a friend to Dr. Obstbaum. Her initial contact with him was very positive so she has also made Dr. Obstbaum her eye care provider."
09/21/2017
"Always an outstanding professional!!"
08/31/2017
"I was diagnosed with glacomar about 9 years ago. I have been with Dr. Obstbaum since then. The disease is totally dormant since I am under his care. #10. In my left eye. "
08/21/2017
"Dr Obstbaum is terrific. Very professional, caring and engaging. Our visits are like visiting an old friend. We have enormous confidence in him and are glad he is our Opthomologist"
07/24/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is an excellent doctor."
07/05/2017
"No one better!"
07/05/2017
"I would select excellent if you had the option!"
06/21/2017
"I'm most fortunate to be a patient of Dr. Stephen Allan Obstbaum."
06/12/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is relatively new to me but came highly recommended by friends who are medical doctors. He is capable and competent."
05/31/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is my doctor. He takes care of my eyes for many years. He is one of the best ophthalmology."
05/31/2017
"fantastic"
05/16/2017
"Good."
04/22/2017
"I trust him to take care of my eyes which is saying a lot."
04/19/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is an exceptionally good doctor and I am blessed to have him as my ophthalmologist."
03/29/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is an excellent doctor. I have confidence in him!"
03/23/2017
"I would recommend Dr. O. to anyone!"
03/13/2017
"Dr. Obstbaum is an outstanding Doctor"
03/13/2017
"I am transitioning from one provider to another. I am satisfied with the provider's service."
03/13/2017
"Doctor Obstbaum is the best"
03/11/2017
"very good"
03/07/2017
"he's clear and brilliant"
03/06/2017
"my parents are both patients of the provider. They are extremely confident under his care."
02/28/2017
"Very good."
01/23/2017
"the best"
12/28/2016
"Dr. Obstbaum was very professional and made me feel that I was in good hands."
11/18/2016
"My visit went very well."
11/07/2016
"good"
10/13/2016
"As always Dr. Obstbaum was TOPS!"
09/22/2016
"Superb physician."
08/29/2016
"Dr. Obstbaum is outstanding - a true expert and also very considerate, always explains everything clearly, never condescending - a very gifted human being."
08/29/2016
"Dr. Obstbaum is a kind, conscientious dr. never rushing ALWAYS kind & thorough."
08/26/2016
"Dr. Obstbaum is an exceptionally fine professional doctor."
08/09/2016
"Excellent experience"
08/06/2016
"I have been a patient of Dr. Obstbaum for many years and have found him to be competent and friendly."
07/24/2016
"I was very pleased with the overall experience and with Dr. Obstbaum."
07/20/2016
"Doctor Obstbaum is an excellent doctor. Highly recommend to others (and have recommended him)."
07/18/2016
"Excellent physician."
06/05/2016
"DR. O IS THE BEST MAN AND DOCTOR I KNOW"
05/23/2016
"Experience has always been good."
05/19/2016
"I've known Dr. Obstbaum for 20 years. He is the best!"
05/17/2016
"All very good."
05/02/2016
"Dr. Obstbaum is an exceptional physician and a fine human being. He is a credit to the practice."
03/26/2016
"Dr Obstbaum is a remarkable physician and a wonderful human being. His patient care is a model of what is best practice. As a result, we have referred several of our friends to him for examination."
03/24/2016
"I have been with Dr. O. about 20 yrs. have recommended him to friends and he was recommended to me by a friend. He operated me twice. #1. Dr. Obstbaum."
02/09/2016
"Extremely happy with care provided"
02/07/2016
"DR. OBSTBAUM IS ONE OF THE MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE SPECIALISTS IN HIS FIELD. HE IS KIND , THROROUGH, SO SWEET, AND HAS THE PATIENCE TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS. I HAVE A NEPHEW WHO IS AN OPTHOMOLOGIST AT THE WILES IN PHILLY. I AM SO HAPPY TO BE A PATIENT OF DR. OBSTBAUM . THAT IS THE HIGHTEST COMPLIMENT I CAN GIVE !"
01/18/2016
"I have been Doctor Obstbaum's patient for many years. I have referred my wife, my daughter and four of my business colleagues to him and they have all been grateful that I did so.Without question, he's the best."
01/18/2016
"About the best physician I have ever visited. An excellent doctor who also treated for years my mother and grandmother. Dr Obstbaum diagnosed conditions for them which other physicians missed."
01/07/2016
"Great exp."
11/19/2015
"I feel Dr. Obstbaum is excellent and am thankful to be his patient, as I have glaucoma."
11/02/2015
"Dr. Obstbaum has given me brilliant care for the last 20 years."
02/18/2015
"The BEST in every way!"
01/28/2015
"Dr. Obstbaum is excellent - I consider myself fortunate to be under his care."
10/16/2014
"Definitely I will recommend the practice to my friends. Great staff & doctor."
09/11/2014
"Wonderful doctor, competent, compassionate, gentle, kind."
08/21/2014
"They were all very good."
08/13/2014
"Dr. Obstbaum is exceptional."
07/24/2014
"My doctor never rushes me thru - it's a pleasure to be treated by him."
06/17/2014
"My experience was very good."
05/27/2014
"Been with Dr. Obstbaum many years & have recommended to several friends."
04/24/2014
"Very very good experience."
03/13/2014
"My provider is the best!"
01/27/2014
"Dr Obstbaum spent a lot of time with me on both visits. I saw him 2X in a 3 wk. period. I was upset and he made sure I knew there wasn't a problem."