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Dr. Alden Leifer, MD

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

Dr. Alden Leifer has over a quarter century experience in the eye care field. After completing the prestigious Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, he joined the US Army and trained as an ophthalmologist in the world renowned Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. After spending two additional years as Assistant Chief of Ophthalmology at Fort Dix, NJ, he started his private practice in Paterson, NJ. Dr. Leifer maintains special interests in cataract, glaucoma and diabetes and has always been dedicated to keeping up with the newest and best technology and offering that to his patients in the office. He is the staff ophthalmologist at the Passaic County Jail and North Jersey Developmental Center for over 20 years. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology. In his spare time. Dr. Leifer enjoys traveling, photography, community participation and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Doctor of Medicine
  • The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Residency in Ophthalmology

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1093740375

Office locations

Alden Leifer, MD and Associates

680 Broadway, Suite 114

Paterson, NJ 07514

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I absolutely love my technician Maria best side manner and professionalism she was very thorough in explaining everything and when the eye doctor came to see me she was very sympathetic and clear it was a wonderful experience They areall very friendly and kind I hope to see them again soon.
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Very professional staff, office clean and modern and the treatment was A1, Very pleased
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The staff was extremely courteous and very helpful... My experience overall was outstanding!!!
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Excellent!!!
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Everyone besides the doctor was great :)
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Since I enter the office Doctor Leifer staff were super polite. Brought my children for the first time and the doctor explained everything which was fascinated for my kids. The techs were also very nice!! Great office
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He’s a great doctor! Takes out the time to address your concerns.
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Very nice place, the staff very professionals and he is an amazing Doctor.
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Dr. Leifer was very cordial and put me at ease. He was very thorough and explained everything in layman's terms. His staff was professional, friendly and welcoming.
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Every time I go there are updates and improvements to the physical office. It is always kept clean and new. The staff is always so nice, friendly and helpful. The smiles and good feelings are catching.
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This is my second visit with Dr. Leifer since my initial visit in 2014. He is professional and he displayed genuine concern about my health. He took the time to answer my questions and explain ed and interpreted my eye images on the screen.
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Awesome ??
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Great customer services!!excelent!!!
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Very good and professional, except for the wait time to be seen.
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Very professional and clean offices and rooms
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My family and I have been going to him for the past 4 years. Nice, friendly and down to earth Doctor.
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Fue mi primera vez y tuve una linda experiencia no se mucho english y pense que se me haria dificil comprender pero todos saben un poco de español gracias a todo el personal que me atendio
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very patient and understanding. explained everything and took his time with me
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He was very thorough and very kind. The doctor and his staff are very professional and they listen to your concerns.
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Wow loved it so unto date with technology and such a polite staff and Dr. D wow God bless her beautiful soul...
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An excellent professional!
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Loved it, very professional and knowledgeable
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Everyone was very friendly and very very professional, I was attended quickly and all knowledge understood clearly and professional by the doctor, I would recommend this eye doctor.
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It was pretty quick
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The services were great and I found Dr. Leifer highly knowledgeable.
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Pleasant manner, explained results thoroughly. Office staff was friendly and helpful and efficient with psperwork
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