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Dr. Tongalp Tezel, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.1 (15)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Tongalp Tezel, MD

Dr. Tongalp Tezel, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Hacettepe University Medical School and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Tezel, completed a residency at Washington University School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Tezel an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Tezel works at CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Floaters along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Tezel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute
    622 W 168th St Bldg 3, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422
  2. 2
    ColumbiaDoctors - Third Avenue
    880 3rd Ave Fl 2, New York, NY 10022 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422

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Floaters
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Cornea Surgery
Macular Hole
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract
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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Corneal Diseases
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Eye Cancer
Eyelid Disorders
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Glaucoma
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Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Macular or Retinal Edema
Ocular Hypertension
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Serous Detachment Retina
Tear Duct Disorders
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Acute Endophthalmitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Blepharitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Hemorrhage Rupture
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Coloboma of Lens
Contusion of the Eyeball
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Endophthalmitis
Eye Disease
Eye Infections
Eyeball Contusion
Farsightedness
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Headache
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Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hyphema
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Hypotony of Eye
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Localized Anterior Staphyloma
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Marfan Syndrome
Migraine
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Miosis
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Nearsightedness
Night Blindness
Parasitic Endophthalmitis
Pars Planitis
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemangioma
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoblastoma
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Scleromalacia Perforans
Senile Cataracts
Solar Retinopathy
Strabismus
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cornea Transplant
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Ocular Prosthetics
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Repair of Eye Laceration
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Bluegrass Family Health
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Connecticare
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • First Health
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Meritain Health
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.1
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Tongalp Tezel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Turkish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1306813522
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons|New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Washington University School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Saint Mary's Health Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Hacettepe University Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
    • Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

    Dr. Tezel has seen patients for Floaters, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Tezel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Tezel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tezel.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Tezel, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Tezel 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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