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Accepted Insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
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Primary: Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

Sub-Specialty: Ophthalmology - Retina Specialist

Additional Specialties: Ophthalmology


Dr. Maisel, the founder of the Retina Group of New York, is a Board Certified ophthalmologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology who completed his Dyson fellowship in vitreous and retinal surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He served as a Corporate Advisory Board member for the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Medical Advisory Board. He was also a member of the AAO Instrument and Device and Low Vision Committees and has received research grants from the U.S. Public Health Service and the National Institute of Health. Dr. Maisel represented the National Society to Prevent Blindness at the ANSI Z-80 committee where he helped establish many ophthalmic industry standards. He served as an editor of EyeCare Technology Magazine, authored numerous professional journal articles, and lectures nationally on retina, medical informatics and practice management topics. Dr. Maisel is also the chairman of ZyDoc Medical Transcription, a medical informatics company. In addition, he has been a clinical investigator, consultant, educator, and advisory board member for Pfizer, Novartis, EyeTech, TopCon, Genentech, Alimera, Regeneron and Allergan.
Dr. Maisel specializes in diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal tears, retinal detachment, retinal vein occlusion, uveitis, cataract surgery complications, eye injuries, floaters, flashing lights, and offers second opinions.
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Accepts New Patients
  • Vitreoretinal and Laser Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Surgical Complications
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Plaquenil Toxicity Screening
  • Eye Trauma
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography Test (OCT Test)
  • Vitreous Problems, Retina Problems (vitreoretinal Diseases), Diabetic Retinopathy And More
  • Edema
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Laser Treatment for Diabetic Macular
  • Floaters in Eye and Flashing Lights
  • Floaters And Flashes
  • Eye Conditions and trauma
  • Uveitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Electroretinography (ERG)
  • Pharmacologic Retinal Treatment
  • Uveitis, Diabetic Retinopathy, Laser Surgery And More
  • Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-related Macular Degeneration (amd), Uveitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Scleral Buckle
  • Eye Diseases
  • Ocular Disease Treatment
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Glaucoma Testing
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Myopia
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Choroidal Neovascularization
  • Low Vision
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Macular Degeneration Diagnosis And Treatment
  • Fluorescein and ICG Angiography
  • Eye & Vision Exams
  • Second Opinions
  • Central Serous Retinopathy
  • Optic Nerve Tumors
  • Cataract Evaluation And Surgical Co-management
  • Visual Evoked Potential (vep)
Patients Treated
  • Adults

Provider Training

New York Med Coll- Valhalla New York
Doctorate, MD, 1978
Kenyon College
Bachelors Degree, B.A., 1973
Fellowship - New York Hospital-Columbia Medical Center
Retina and Vitreous Surgery, 1983
Internship - Beth Israel Medical Center
Internal Medicine, 1979
Residency - Nassau County Medical Center
Ophthalmology, 1982


Experience & Accolades

Nassau County Ophthalmology Society

President, 2007-2008

Nominated President by ophthalmology specialists in Nassau County

Perfluoropropane gas in the management of proliferative vitreoretinopathy.
Medical/Scholarly Journal Article, Am J Ophthalmology. 1984 Aug 15; 98(2):180-8., 1984
State University New York, Stony Brook

Acting Chairman Department of Ophthalmology, 1983-1986

First full time member of the Department of Ophthalmology, Director of Vitreous and Retina Surgery

State University New York, Stony Brook

Acting Chairman Department of Ophthalmology, 1983-1986

First full time member of the Department of Ophthalmology, Director of Vitreous and Retina Surgery

Location & Hours

Practice Affiliations

Retina Group of New York

400 S Oyster Bay Rd Suite 305

Hicksville, NY 11801

Retina Group of New York

1455 Veterans Memorial Hwy

Islandia, NY 11749

Main Location

1455 Veterans Hwy Ste 101

Islandia, NY 11749

Regular Hours
Extra Phones

Phone: (631) 273-1988

Primary Phone: (631) 273-1988

Fax: (516) 939-2510

Islandia, Hauppauge


Payment Method
cash, check, amex, discover, invoicing available, master card, visa

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