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Dr. Rona Appel, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.4 (7)
Map Pin Small Brooklyn, NY
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Rona Appel, MD

Dr. Rona Appel, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Brooklyn, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from New York University Grossman School of Medicine. Dr. Appel, completed a residency at Downstate Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Appel an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Appel works at Practice in Brooklyn, NY with other offices in Rego Park, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Visual Field Defects, Eye Cancer and Hypertensive Retinopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Appel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Rona Appel MD PC
    2928 W 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11224 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 996-2020
  2. 2
    Office
    9777 Queens Blvd Ste 1108, Rego Park, NY 11374 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 263-2000
  3. 3
    Coney Island Family Eyecare
    528 NEPTUNE AVE, Brooklyn, NY 11224 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 996-2020

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Visual Field Defects
Eye Cancer
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Eye Infections
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Bell's Palsy
Blepharitis
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Cataract
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Chalazion
Convergence Insufficiency
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Entropion
Eye Pain
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Eyelid Disorders
Glaucoma
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Headache
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Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Macular or Retinal Edema
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Senile Cataracts
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Goniotomy
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Tear Duct Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Anterior Scleritis
Astigmatism
Black Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Color Blindness
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Disorder of Choroid
Ectropion of Eyelid
Esophoria
Esotropia
Exophoria
Exotropia
Eyelid Spasm
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Heterophoria
Iridocyclitis
Iris Ciliary Degeneration
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Nodular Episcleritis
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pinguecula
Posterior Scleritis
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Strabismus
Ulcerative Blepharitis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
B-Scan Ultrasound
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Laser Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Polish
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    NPI Number
    • 1245291160
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Downstate Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Downstate Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Long Island College Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • New York University Grossman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Rona Appel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Appel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Appel has seen patients for Visual Field Defects, Eye Cancer and Hypertensive Retinopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Appel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Appel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Appel.

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