We found 6 neuro-ophthalmology specialists near Boston, MA.
Dr. Gena Heidary, who practices in Boston, MA and Waltham, MA, is a medical specialist in pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology. These areas are among her clinical interests: strabismus, cataract surgery, and comprehensive ophthalmology. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Medicaid insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Heidary performed her residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society; Farley Fellowship Award; and Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award. She is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Heidary is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Strabismus, Cataract Surgery, Eye Problems
Dr. Mitchell Strominger sees patients in Boston, MA. His medical specialties are pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Strominger (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Chinese, and Russian. Before completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Strominger attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Strominger honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boston Super Doctors and American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award. He is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Eye Problems
Dr. Geetha Athappilly, who practices in Boston, MA and Burlington, MA, is a medical specialist in neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Athappilly honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Athappilly attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Lahey Clinic and Tufts Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Eye Problems
Dr. Dean Cestari specializes in neuro-ophthalmology. His clinical interests include strabismus and intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri). He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Cestari graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Cestari trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Cestari is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Intracranial Hypertension, Strabismus, Eye Problems
Dr. Clifford Michaelson works as a neuro-ophthalmology specialist in Medford, MA and Winchester, MA. Dr. Michaelson is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. The average patient rating for Dr. Michaelson is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Neighborhood Health Plan, Aetna, and Medicaid. Dr. Michaelson speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Winchester Hospital. He welcomes new patients.
Dr. Misha Pless works as a neurologist and neuro-ophthalmology specialist. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Pless's training includes a residency program at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is in-network for Neighborhood Health Plan, Aetna, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Robert Woodruff Scholarship 85-90; International Health Scholarship; and Short Term Enrichment Award. Dr. Pless (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation, Spanish, and German. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is accepting new patients.
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- Optic nerve disorders, including optic neuritis and ischemic optic neuropathy
- Visual field loss, including blind spots or loss of peripheral vision
- Unexplained blindness
- Visual disturbances, ‘seeing spots’ or halos
- Double vision
- Abnormal eye movements
- Fixed or uneven pupils
- Eye issues related to a larger illness, such as thyroid disease, multiple sclerosis, or myasthenia gravis
- Neurological exams to check brain function
- Visual field tests, also known as perimetry, to gauge vision
- Pupillography to test the reactions of the pupil
- Critical flicker fusion testing, to check how well the optic nerve transmits information
- Electroretinography to examine the function of rods and cones in the eye
- Optical coherence tomography to examine the retina and optic nerve