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Dr. Lama Al Aswad, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.2 (18)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Lama Al Aswad, MD

Dr. Lama Al Aswad, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University Of Damascus Faculty Of Med Damascus Syria and is affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Al Aswad, completed a residency at Brooklyn Hospital Center. Patients rated Dr. Al Aswad an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Al Aswad works at CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute in New York, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Al Aswad's Office Locations

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    CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute
    635 W 165th St, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 305-9535
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    Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute
    635 W 165th St, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 305-5415
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    880 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 305-9535

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  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
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    4.2
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic
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    NPI Number
    • 1336174937
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Damascus Faculty Of Med Damascus Syria
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Lama Al Aswad, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Al Aswad is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Al Aswad works at CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Al Aswad’s profile.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Al Aswad. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Al Aswad.

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