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Qualifications and Experience
Daniel A. Klapper, M.D. has been in the practice of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery on the Upper West Side since 1988. He has been an attending Ophthalmologist and a supervising attending Physician of the Glaucoma Clinic at Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital. He is an attending physician at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center- Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Holy Name Hospital. He joined his father Raphael M. Klapper, M.D. who began the practice in 1960. Throughout this time this practice is known for its availability for its patients as well as its high level diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. Dr. Klapper has available in office state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic instruments including: a number of automated visual
field testing machines (perimeters) Optic Nerve topography scanners, Pachymetry, digital photography Argon and Yag Ophthalmic lasers. In addition, Dr. Klapper completed a fellowship in laser refractive surgery in 1996.
Verified Patient Reviews
My first visit with Dr. Klapper. I thought he was wonderful, as was his entire staff!
Dr. Klapper is one of the few doctors who still maintains incredible bedside manner and professionalism. He is supportive, gentle and truly friendly. He is attentive to my questions and responds using actual language I understand! I highly recommend him to family, friends and even strangers.
Dr. Klapper & the staff that supports him are compassionate, professional & all very good at what they do. I have found my new Opthamologist!
He is best of breed.
Always a pleasure to visit Dr. Daniel Klapper. Knowing he's the best opthalmologist around, carrying on the tradition of his pioneering father, I have complete confidence in my treatment here. Dr. Klapper always initiates a social conversation with the patient before the actual examination begins. In these overloaded times we live in, this is unique. The waiting area is quiet with classical music softly wafting, and the office staff are efficient and personable. One's vision care could not be in better hands than at Dr. Daniel Klapper's practice.
He is both very personal and very professional at the same time.
Dr. Klapper is truly kind and caring.
Dr. Klapper is a highly skilled and knowledgeable ophthamologist, and a caring, considerate human being.
Dr. Klapper is one of the best in his field. It's always a pleasure visiting his office.
Very thorough & reassuring. Took me in as it was an emergency; very gracious. Top drawer physician. I found a new eye doctor!
Dr.Klapper is an excellent doctor. He is very thorough.
This was my first visit at Dr. Klapper's Teaneck, NJ office. I highly recommend him to future patients. Dr. Klapper was very cordial and answered all of my questions concerning issues I had with my vision.
It was second opinion appointment. Recommendations and conclusion were very professional
Efficient and nice
Very professional, kind and listens. Explains everything clearly.
Outstanding,wonderful expertise, clear explanation of issue and detailed follow up instructions, only highest praise for this caring professional!
Dr. Klaipeda was very thorough, informative and patient.
He is a wonderful and careing Doctor.
Dr. Klapper is a wonderful doctor and a lovely human being.
I was extremely pleased with my annual eye check-up with Dr. Klapper. He and his staff were friendly, professional and caring.
Dr. Klapper is very friendly and knowledgeable. He spends all the time needed by the patient and explains everything very well.
Professional with some personal discussion.
The staff and dr. Where very informative, courteous and extremely professional. They addressed all of my concerns
Dr. Klapper is very easy to talk to and listens. He is great about explaining what the problem is and how to treat it. I had no unanswered questions when I left his office.
The visit was good .
Dr. Klapper was very personable, attentive, calming and detailed in explaining each step of the reason for my visit. A real professional. I felt comfortable and positive and looking forward to follow up visits
I love my visits with Dr. Klapper. He is one of the kindest human beings I've encountered, and an expert in his field. He has been encouraging and conservative in the treatment of my healthy, but middle-aged eyes. I always leave feeling very well taken care of.
Wonderful experience always!
Uncomfortable, untrustworthy, weird! The office was unpleasant!
Very professional! Thanks!
He was very professional, but also very personable. I went to him based upon a recommendation and I was pleased to have done so. Doing more than just telling me what these issue was, he explained why I was having the problem and even why he was prescribing the items that he did.
Being a first time patient at a new doctor you expect the appointment to be very quick and not very personable.. My first visit with Dr. Klapper was anything but that. He was extremely social, kind and most importantly informative. You could tell that he cares and was willing to spend whatever time was needed in order to make your visit one with a result of solution. He explained everything to me in terms I would understand. I have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Klapper after only one visit and will definitely be using him as my eye doctor from this point forward.
I felt very comfortable with Dr. Klapper as he both listened intently to my concerns and very knowledgeably detailed a regiment for my care. I felt better immediately upon our time ending.
Great bedside manners
Dr. Klapper is smart and thoughtful and kind. Highly recommend.
He's my favorite doctor.
Dr. Klapper is an excellent doctor. I have recommended him to several people, and everyone is pleased with him. Just a very nice man who knows what he's doing.
He is a lovely man. My visits are always gracios , satisfying and enlightening.
Could not have gone better. Excellent Doctor.
I've been seeing Dr. Klapper for several years now and he is great. He really listens to you and is genuinely concerned with your well being.
I have now been to Dr. Klapper twice - once for a regular eye exam and because I needed a new glasses prescription, and once to check the prescription because my new glasses were bothering me. I am a bit anxious about going to eye doctors, and Dr. Klapper was incredibly calm and reassuring. He was thoroughly professional while still being warm and caring. When I came back to check on my prescription (which was correct), he spent time figuring out and explaining to me what the problem was, and he never talked down to me at all. I am impressed by Dr. Klapper, and I highly recommend him. By the way, on the first visit, I waited for fewer than 30 minutes; on the second visit, I was seen immediately.
I was recommended to Dr. Klapper about 2 years ago and am very glad I have made him my eye doctor(switched from another practice in Paramus). He is extremely professional and thorough and at the same time has a wonderful, warm manner. Although he only has NJ office hours on Wednesdays, i have never had to wait more than a few minutes to see him. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of an ophthalmologist.
Dr. Klapper is just lovely, caring and conscientious. Too bad more doctors are not like him.
I do not have words to describe how kind this doctor was. He also gave me a good explanation about my consultation. I really recommend him. You will not regret.
He is an excellent doctor and person.
It's always wonderful. Dr. Daniel Klapper is a thoughtful and kind doctor, who considers all options before suggesting the remedy. He listens to my concerns and offers all the help he can. I recommend him most highly.
Dr. Klapper is excellent. I have been seen g him for many years. I wouldn't go elsewhere.
Fantastic physician, will definitely be returning.
Dr. Klapper is a caring person. He takes his time with the examination. He listens to all of problems. I highly recommend him. Thank you Dr. Klapper
He was extremely professional, knowledgeable and kind.
He was extremely thorough and professional. I would highly recommend him.
I was recommended to Dr. Klapper a few years ago by a friend. I am thankful that I don't need to see an eye doctor more than once a year for regular checkup but most certainly looking forward to this appointment because Dr. Klapper is so one of a kind. A warm face to meet, always engaging conversation, gentle checkup and the whole experience is so pleasant.
Dr. Klapper along with the other doctors, and receptionist there were very friendly and patient. I do plan to return to him in the future.
Dr. Klapper was very friendly but professional. He showed compassion and apologizing for my pain, which very unusual. He was precise in my diagnosis as well as on solution. The following day we spoke again in order to check on my progress. He also recommended alternative treatement.
Dr. Klapper is a brilliant doctor. He is kind and caring. I cannot recommend him enough. Simply the best.
He was extremely knowledgable, and didn't push new prescriptions.
WAS VERY GOOD AND CARING I WILL HIGHLEY RECOMEND FRIENDS AND FAMILEY
He is an erudite and compassionate man. I have enjoyed a meeting of the minds with him and his late father for over 20 years on a variety of subjects. They have gotten me over a phobia of eye doctors. Their staff, however, should be quicker to ask after the patient than his or her insurance card or from where the money is coming. I understand about "running things like a business," but these are the only eyes I have, and I am nervous. It's better than one office manager, who treated every woman as if she were a housewife who could come in at 10 or 2. I almost left because of her. The docs need staff worthy of them.
very interesting, congenial, pleasant.
As always I was satisfied, and reassured that my condition was not sight threatening. Dr. Klapper Made a follow-up appt. with a specialist for me to make sure that my eyes are alright.
Dr. Klapper is a very compassionate clinician who makes you feel like you are in very good hands.
Dr. Klapper is a caring and respectful professional...he did not rush the appointment. Made caring recommendations about other areas of medicine. I was very impressed.
Professional, kind, efficient
Dr Klapper is so caring and kind. He also clearly knows what he's doing. I highly recommend him for adults AND children.
Very nice experience. Caring and patient
Excellent bedside manners
Dr. Klapper is always so attentive and kind to my son. He rocks!
Dr. Klapper is very caring and explains everything clearly and not in a rushed manner.
I found Dr. Klapper to be courteous and professional. I didn't feel rushed and he was very thorough.
I was just in for a check up.The tests themselves were straightforward.Dr Klapper reviewed the results and discussed them in an understandable way.
Dr. Klapper and his staff are excellent and efficient in taking my appointment and in the examinations themselves. He is not afraid to answer what you think are stupid questions. He remembers the little personal things about his patients on each visit no matter how long it had been. Highly recommend!
Dr. Klapper is wonderful in every way, professionally and personally.
I've been to several ophthalmologists over the years, and Dr. Klapper rates very high with me. It was a very satisfactory experience.
Very thorough...spent time examining me, did not feel rushed
Dr. Klapper is wonderful, I always know my eyes are in the care of a great Ophthalmologist.
Very good eye doctor. Efficient, good at diagnoses and a nice guy.
I waited too long, but he apologized and he's so nice and knowledgable that I soon forgot about it. He's great.
My entire family have been patients of Dr. Klapper for years (I am almost 30, and my mother is in her early sixties). He is extremely intelligent, skilled, and is both kind and funny while remaining completely professional. I give him (and his lovely assistant Ruthie!) the highest accolades and would recommend him to anyone seeking a truly excellent, intuitive, shrewd dermatologist!
always a pleasure!!
Dr Klapper is an amazingly good doctor, who immediately makes you feel comfortable in his office. He always greets you by name and with a smile. He looks at you, and listens carefully to what you have to say. He treats you with respect and with the utmost care. And he has heart, his goodness shines!! He is thoughtful about his diagnosis , being conservative about trestments, considering all options with you before recommending a course of action!! Dr Klapper is my Opthomologist , my good doctor- I am fortunate to have been recommended to him, and so I heartily recommend him
Absolutely outstanding! I was visiting from Boston. The administrative assistant agreed to fit me into a fully-booked schedule. In only 30 minutes, Dr. Daniel Klapper was able to diagnose a serious problem in my right eye, and to give me the first dose of the first medicine. By 5:00pm, I had two doses of each medicine, and the redness was already all gone. The swelling was already going down too. In addition, Dr. Klapper smiled when he greeted me and had a pleasant demeanor. The office was air conditioned, with comfortable chairs, and the administeative assistants were competent and calm.
I've been going to Dr. Klapper for several years. I had a problem one evening when he was in his NJ office. He called me at home, made some suggestions and told me if my eye didn't feel better, he would make arrangements to see me that evening - after 9. Luckily for both of us, I felt better and was able to wait until the next morning to see him. While his staff could be nicer, he is worth forgiving their unsmiling faces.
He's an excellent doctor
Very personable and kind. Explained things well, took his time. My new favorite eye doctor!
Dr. Klapper is incredible, truly one-of-a-kind: caring, engaging, affable, sensitive and thoughtful. I had a great appointment with him and left feeling better already. He took lots of time to fully understand all that concerned me, and outlined a plan for going forward. I'm immensely grateful and will definitely be returning again. His assistants are fantastic as well.
Referred to Dr. Klapper because of an emergency eye injury to my 11 yr. old son. The Doctor was gentle, funny, fast yet thorough with a nervous child in great pain. He made us feel that he was in control and calm, so we calmed too. Best "blind date" with a doctor ever! If ever we need an opthamologist again - we have our regular doctor now. (Pediatric or adult)
CCC COLORFUL CLEAR COMPLETE I was impressed & satisfied
Dr. Klapper is my favorite doctor ever. I am amazed every time I see him how personable he is and how much he genuinely cares. It is such a relief to feel listened to and cared for in a city where those two things are rarities.
he was very thorough and sensitive toward the patient
Very friendly , helpful, made my daughter feel at ease and comfortable. Will definitely see him again.
I went to Dr,Klapper because of the high ratings, and so glad I did! My previous doctor had the worst bedside manner and was annoyed that I asked questions regarding my issue...Dr. Klaipeda was patient, friendly and knowledgable...so had to find a good doctor who is also kind--you know what a doctor is supposed to be!
I felt very good at the office. The receptionist is proficient and courteous, the technician was good too. The doctor was thorough, efficient, professional, and friendly. I will certainly continue to go there.
Dr Klapper diagnosed and remedied my issue. Service was professional and prompt. I would highly recommend him.
One of the nicest Doctors ever met and the staff is very friendly and efficient. Very professional while making you feel totally comfortable - would go back in a heartbeat.
Dr. Klapper was great, very helpful and took time to explain things to be that I had questions about. He was very personable with great bedside manner.
Clearly explained everything and thoroughly answered questions.
Excellent, Caring, Compassionate and example what a good ophthalmologist should be.
very nice thorough exam. i will go back
I think Dr.Klapper is a great doctor. He is very attentive to your needs. And very through in his examination. I recommend going to see Dr. Klapper .
Very professional. Easy to talk to. Waiting room needs to be spruced up.
Made me feel very comfortable - highly recommend.
He is a great doctor with so much knowledge and experience, I highly recommend him! He works great with children as well.
Amazing doctor! Very nice, extremely knowledgeable, has a ton of experience and takes his time with you. Very highly recommended!
Dr. Klapper is very friendly, personable, and knowledgeable. It was a pleasure.
Caring and wonderful. Explaining everything. Office staff is also great.
Dr. KLAPPER is extremely caring and knowledgable
Terrific doctor--gentle and professional. Always a pleasure.
Dr Klapper is very kind and gentle and he educated me about the eyes and the diagnostic tools of his practice. The staff who assisted me were professional, friendly and provided a smooth transition from the waiting room to the examination room. I will definitely reccommend this doctor to my friends and clients.
Dr. Klapper is a gentle and kind doctor. He explained everything and gave me good advice. He even has a sense of humor.
Dr Klapper is a lovely man and an excellent doctor. His office is very professionally run.
I have been a patience of Dr. Daniel Klapper for 20 yrs. He has taken good care of my eyes. He truly is a doctor who cares about his patients. His office staff is very professional and very helpful. Dr. Klapper crudentials speaks for themself, he is the best doctor you could ever have in life.
Always helpful and sensitive.
He's the best! He's a good listener and explains things to you. He also takes his time and doesn't rush. A real gentleman.
Very thorough and sat down to discuss results. Takes a very personal attitude with patients and explains test results in a very clear concise manner. Dedicated doctor with genuine interest and concern. Highly recommend Dr. Klapper!
Tranquil setting, professional teatment, very pleasant!
My visits to Dr Klappers office has been superb on every level every single time myself or any of my family members and all my friends and community have been to the doctor. He is the most caring and devoted professional with vast experiene in all areas of eye care. He is available immediately for all emergencies and is very sensitive and careful how he gives over medical information so we feel a partner in his care .I would highly recommend him and we are truly blessed to have such an amazing top doctor at a time when the maze of medical care is getting worse and here we have top and personal care .
I lovely human being! We need more health professional like Dr. Klapper in the world.
Dr Klapper is the consummate professional, exudes confidence and knowledge all the while being warm, friendly, interested and welcoming.
If every doctor had the kind and patient demeanor of Dr. Klapper, we would all be satisfied patients, no matter what the diagnosis.
I had a 1:30 PM appointment and was being screened by staff by 1:20 ! The exam began at 1:30. Dr. Klapper gave me options to avoid surgery and discussed the possible drawbacks .
Dr. Klapper is TERRIFIC!
Very friendly, professional doctor who has a great deal of knowledge.
Very pleasant. Very professional. What more can I say?
Very professional, great demeanor. No waiting time, too!
Klapper was great as always. It would have been easier if we I got there they knew I was coming. Try again. You guys screwed up!
Very professional. Knows his stuff well. Works efficiently and treats you well.
I visited because my eyes were bothering me. Dr. Klapper took the time to listen to my symptoms, do an examination, and tell me what was going on by drawing me a little picture of my eyes. I would definitely recommend Dr. Klapper!
Best experience I've had with an eye doctor in all my life! Very attentive, kind and efficient doctor. Genuinely cared about me as patient and explained every step of the visit ! So knowledgeable and patient. Bringing my mother next week & recommending it to everyone! Best doc!
The best MD one could go to!!!
Knowledgable. Caring. Friendly. Professional. Simply the best.
Excellent and very professional
Dr Klapper is a wonderful doctor who has a great presence and makes you very comfortable as his patient.
Dr. Klapper is a wonderful physician who is charming and easy to speak with. He gets to the heart of the matter quickly and has a gentle and kind manner.
Great physician! Warm, engaging, and thorough. Spent plenty of time addressing all my questions. Highly recommended!!
Dr Klapper is a dedicated, kind, intelligent professional who is a pleasure to deal with. Highly recommended
Dr Klapper is a great doctor.What a pleasant experience.I already recommended Dr Klapper to my friends.
Dr Klapper is an amazing doctor!.. His bedside manner is suburb, perhaps the best I have encountered. He really takes the time to thoroughly explain everything and provides reassurance. His office staff also very nice and efficient.
This was my first time seeing Dr. Klapper, but you would never know it. He and his team made me feel welcomed. Dr. Klapper treated me as if I was an old friend that he was happy to see. Throughout the exam he completely engaged me. I received 100% of his attention and never felt like he was rushing. He explained exactly what he was doing and why. He answered my questions in terms that even I could understand. He is exceptionally thorough and made me feel confident with the results of my exam. My only issue is that I don't need another exam for 2 years, which is too bad, because I would happily go back tomorrow. I fully recommend Dr. Klapper. It doesn't even require a second thought. Just go! Then you can send me a thank you note for encouraging you to see a great ophthalmologist.
He is extremely patient. He listens very well, and understands the problem. Exam is thorough. He impressed me with a unique and intuitive approach. He let me "help" him my letting me adjust the axis angle of my astigmatism. This eliminates much of the guess work and apprehension of going back and forth between "a" and "b", "one" and "two".... Great experience!
I liked him a lot. He was kind and knowledgeable and made a point to explain everything to me as he was doing tests.
Appointment on time, no waiting to speak of, obviously a very competent practitioner and likeable too!
Dr Klapper was so kind and compassionate with the difficult-to-diagnose problem I had. He went for conservative treatment, which I appreciate, since I did not want any radical treatments. He made sure I was taken care of, and I saw him doing the same for other patients. If you miss the old-school type doctors, who actually see you as a human being and not an insurance billing code, and don't rush you through the office, I can't recommend Dr Klapper highly enough.
He's been my ophthalmologist for a few years. He is an excellent doctor, explains everything to you and very personable!
Dr. Klapper takes time to explain, inform, and answer questions. He treats patience with respect and a calm manner that dispels all anxiety. My visit today met all my expectations for what good medical care should be.
best eye doc
He is truly a wonderful man. Caring, thorough, professional and just so pleasant to be around. He apologized for having me wait for a few minutes and told me to "think positive thoughts" while I waited. It was just to refreshing to see a doctor just be so human. All doctors should be so wonderful.
This was my first visit with Dr. Klapper; he was recommended to me by a friend. Dr Klapper listened carefully to my concerns about my vision (I have had progressives for about a decade and have never had adequately corrected vision). He noticed some problems that my previous doctor had never mentioned to me, formulated a plan to improve my vision correction and explained in detail his reasoning and recommendations. He was pleasant and attentive and took the time needed to address my concerns. I was very pleased.
He is efficient and a good listener. His advice on just the little things concerning my eye care and questions are always welcome.
Very nice doctor. Today was the first time I met him, yet he made me feel very comfortable and was friendly. Liked the fact that he complimented his staff a few times and they were not even there to hear it. Definitely recommend.
Dr. Klapper and his office staff were great. Very attentive to my needs and efficient. I heartily recommend him to new patients.
He literally treated me 10 minutes before my appointment. Fantastic doctor.
Dr. Klapper is lighthearted and friendly and made me feel completely at ease. He was thorough but quick with his examination, and offered the least invasive solution possible. I highly recommend his care!
Dr. Klapper was very thorough and nice.
I always enjoy my visits to Dr. Klapper. In addition to being a great doctor, he is also a good man. His concern and conversation are always welcome additions to the eyecare visit
the visit was great he is a very warm person . I like talking to him.
I've been going to Doctor Klapper for years. He is the most kind and gentle doctor I have. He truly cares for his patients. I hope to stay with him as long as he is close enough for me to travel.
I've been seeing Dr. Klapper for many years. He is an excellent physician and an extremely compassionate person.
I was very impressed with Dr. Klapper. He was the consummate professional, highly intelligent, caring and compassionate. He was able to make me feel comfortable, and explain the rational for his treatment. He took the time to get to know the situation, and implemented the treatment plan in a measured and appropriate pace , one that would guarantee the best results. I would highly recommend Dr. Klapper both as a physician and as a person.
The doctor is nice and knowledgeable, but the wait time was too long: I had to wait for 40 min in the lobby before I was called by the technician to prep me, and then I spent 20 min in the exam room waiting for the doctor.
He was one of the most personable doctors I have ever met. I felt like I was talking with a friend!
Nice experience., very relaxing atmosphere.
An excellent experience. I'm glad I joined his practice.
Excellent bedside manner, a pleasure to talk to, took his time and did not rush. Addressed my issues and concerns and was clear about treatment and follow-up.
Dr. Klapper was beyond professional. He asked a few questions and already knew what I was experiencing. Highly recommended.
He is a kind and caring doctor, who knows his speciaty extremely well.
Diligent and compassionate care. Interested in the patient and willing to spend the necessary time to diagnose and explain. What a contrast and relief from the rushed mills most medical practices have turned into today!
very kind and personable and interested in my medical history and issues as well as making sure i understood everything. Office very professional. Highly skilled, very thorough...Highly recommend.
Very thorough, very personable! He has a wonderful bedside manner and took him time with my concern. I definitely recommend.
excellent. explained some things that no one else did. Showed me how to use my medication an put me on a schedule. Thoroughly satisfied.
Dr. Klapper is kind, considerate, and thorough. He is an expert at putting fears at ease while explaining the issues at hand.
Dr. Klapper was fantastic! I would recommend him to anyone.
so far so good
Excellent caring and knowledgeable doctor! I strongly recommend him!
Knowledgeable, kind man. I did not feel rushed in any way - he took time to patiently and thoroughly discuss my questions and concerns. Highly recommend him.