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Dr. Sarah Van Tassel, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.9 (367)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
18 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Sarah Van Tassel, MD

Dr. Sarah Van Tassel, MD is an Ophthalmologist in New York, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Van Tassel, completed a residency at Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Van Tassel an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Van Tassel works at Israel Englander Department of Ophthalmology in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Visual Field Defects and Glaucoma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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.

Dr. Van Tassel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Israel Englander Department of Ophthalmology
    1305 York Ave # 11, New York, NY 10021 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 760-7357
  2. 2
    Israel Englander Department of Ophthalmology
    36 Worth St, New York, NY 10013 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 760-7357

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Visual Field Defects
Glaucoma
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Iridocyclitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Brow Ptosis
Cataract
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Chronic Conjunctivitis
Corneal Diseases
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Hordeolum
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Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Macular or Retinal Edema
Miosis
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Goniotomy
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Blindness
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Closed-Angle Glaucoma
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Eye Disease
Headache
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Herpetic Keratitis
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hyphema
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Hypopyon
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Iris Ciliary Degeneration
Keratitis
Lazy Eye
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Mechanical Strabismus
Migraine
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Ocular Hypertension
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoschisis
Sarcoidosis
Strabismus
Vitreous Hemorrhage
B-Scan Ultrasound
Eye Procedure
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Glaucoma Treatment
Laser Trabeculoplasty
Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
Ultrasound, Eye
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Affinity Health Plan
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Fidelis Care
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Healthfirst
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • POMCO Group
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • VNS Choice

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.9
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    4 Star
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    2 Star
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    About Dr. Sarah Van Tassel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1982966974
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Reading Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
    • Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Sarah Van Tassel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Van Tassel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Van Tassel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Van Tassel works at Israel Englander Department of Ophthalmology in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Van Tassel’s profile.

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

    367 patients have reviewed Dr. Van Tassel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Van Tassel.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Van Tassel, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Van Tassel appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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