Dr. Howard Kornstein, MD

Ophthalmologist

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61 Maple Avenue, White Plains, NY, 10601
20 East 46th Street, Suite 500B, New York, NY, 10017

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Howard S. Kornstein, MD is one of the most experienced refractive surgeons in the Tri-State area and was one of the first New York ophthalmologists to have his own vision corrected with LASIK. Dr. Kornstein graduated from Brown University and Brown University Medical School. After training at Harvard in Internal Medicine, he completed a residency in Ophthalmology at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Kornstein then did an extra fellowship year of subspecialty training at NYU in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. He is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kornstein serves as Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at New York Medical College. Dr. Kornstein has performed over 17,000 successful laser vision procedures (LASIK, LASEK, PRK) using the VISX Star S4 excimer laser

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I was traveling and I noticed that my long distance vision had changed. Worried that something bad was happening used zocdoc and got appt next day. I have an optimologist in North Carolina and was in ny at the time. Very impressed with staff and doctor. First rate exam and very thorough. Very confident that I was seeing an outstanding doctor. I would highly recommend doctor and his assistant Michael.

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Good bedside manner, and very informative. Easy to make a same day appointment. Thanks Dr Kornstein!

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Very professional Doctor. Friendly with his patients and a good listener. I highly recommend this Doctor.

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Technology has come so far. This was such a detailed and through exam. Feels like he's been my doctor for years. Highly recommend

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Took me quickly, explained everything, didnt try to do any unnecessary tests.

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Good bedside manners. Office is a little small.

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Don't be deterred by the frou-frou 'day spa' accouterments of Dr. Kornstein's outer waiting area--the doctor's offices double as a medi-spa for laser-related cosmetic treatments, but the small eye exam rooms are purely for ophthalmology/optometry patients. Dr. Kornstein has a kind, solicitous, yet professional demeanor; his exams are both thorough and efficient, and his diagnoses have always been correct. I first made an appointment with him for a scratched cornea, and was so pleased with both the visit and the successful treatment plan that I've continued to see him for my annual optometry exams. I've recommended Dr. Kornstein to several coworkers, and they've all become regular patients--definitely a good endorsement!

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Just a note that the suite number is 500B in the SkinBar office, not suite 501 as listed

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Dr Kornstein was very sincere and diligent with my problem, he heard me well and spoke with a lot of reassurance and good advise. I would definitely recommend him!

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Awesome, quick, thorough. Just and FYI 2 hours after the visit your vision is pretty blurry. It doesn't work as a quick lunch break consultation

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Dr Kornstein was friendly, professional, attentive, and efficient. He shares an office with Skin Bar, which is small but clean. The hallway looks a uninviting but one shouldn't judge a book by its cover.

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Really nice Doctor and very professional

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Was really nice and super helpful! the best clinic i've ever been to. Super professional.

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Very welcoming and thorough

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He was very professional, thorough and attentive. He answered any questions that I had.

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Dr. Kornstein was very thorough and had a pleasant bedside manner. I would note that his office is located within a spa so you might initially think you are in the wrong place as I did.

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Doctor Kornstein and his staff were all very friendly and made me feel comfortable. I would definitely go back and recommend him to anyone in need of anyone doctor.

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Dr. Kornstein is thorough, efficient, personable and knowledgeable - everything you could ask for from a medical professional.

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Dr. Kornstein was wonderful! He is very friendly, professional and thorough. I appreciate him seeing me despite my tardiness, due to traffic. His demeanor is pleasant. I felt very comfortable with him. He explained everything. I would highly recommend him.

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Seen within seconds of arriving, my case was remembered easily, and a thoroughly pleasant demeanor to boot. Dr Kornstein is excellent.

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He is such a caring and professional doctor.

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I arrived at the office early, got done with the new-patient paperwork 10 or 15 minutes before the scheduled appoint. Doctor saw me as soon as I was finished. Addressed all my concerns, very helpful, friendly, etc. Would absolutely return if I need an ophthalmologist in the future.

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It was not hard to get an appointment and he was thorough and helped with my eye problem.

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A professional and kind doctor, who provided quick treatment when I was in a crunch to get back to work.

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Dr. Kornstein is extremely knowledgeable and has a great ability to explain issues.

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He gave me wrong prescription. My family doc was surprised that he treated me with that kind of prescription.

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It's great experience

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Dr Kornstein is a pleasant man and as far as I can judge a very professional physician. His office is a little cramped as he shares a space with another company. But this is Manhattan and he accepts my insurance. Overall a good experience.

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Excellent Service

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Dr Howard was very kind, polite and helpful. Highly recommend him !

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I was having pain in my left eye and I was very concern. Dr. Kornstein took his time with me and performed several tests on my eyes. He explained everything to me and show me pictures of my eyes. I was very impressed. I appreciated his professionalism.

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Dr. Kornstein is an ophthalmologist everyone should visit. He has the patience to go step by step and works with perfection. I would greatly recommend him to all my friends with eye problems

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Great visit answered all the questions I had.

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He was very friendly and kind - got me in and out quickly. Perfect for what I needed, just a basic eye exam. I would go back!

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Highly professional Attention to details Very pleasant manners

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I enjoyed my visit with doctor Kornstein, the ladies at the front were very pleasant and the exam itself was very thorough. He took his time in conducting all the required tests, explain my condition and the potential corrective solutions. This was my first visit, but I will be returning to him for my yearly checkup My only con is that it was had to find the office as zoc doc list him as being in suite 501 which is non existent. It took me a while to realize that his office was inside of a bigger office inside of suite 500

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Wonderful doctor

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Dr Kornstein was professional yet warm and caring. He did a great job diagnosing my problem and prescribing medication to make me feel better. The receptionist was a bit discourteous. She waved her hand dismiss-ably at me when I refused to have my photo taken for their file of me.

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On a first time visit for an eye exam and new prescription, Dr. Kornstein appeared to be very competent and had good bedside manner. He did not recommend any additional procedures. He gave me the name of an eyeglass store around the corner only when pressed for a recommendation. I liked him.

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Had an excellent eye appointment today! Was very thorough, but also didn't waste my time. If you've been going to eye doctors for as many years as I have you can definitely appreciate that. He also didn't push me on getting Lasik, which I greatly appreciate as that is an issue I've had with doctors in the past.