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Dr. Joseph Sturm, MD

Ophthalmologist

Brooklyn, NY

About Dr. Joseph Sturm

Located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, Dr. Joseph Sturm give each patient personalized attention with caring treatment for eye infections,cataracts, eye injuries and diabetic eye disease. To better serve the community the office also speaks English, French, Spanish, Russian and Creole. Dr. Sturm has been in practice for 20 years since graduating from the State University of New York and is board certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology.He is also affiliated with NYU Medical Center.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Maimonides Medical Center
  • NYU Langone Health

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Doctor of Medicine

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Creole

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1588636039

Dr. Joseph Sturm's office location

Joseph Sturm M.D.

161 Atlantic Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Very professional and friendly. Explained to me what was wrong in a simple manner and even gave a number to follow up with. Would recommend!
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Great service!
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Dr gives careful attention and always has excellent treatment.
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Very friendly and professional office! It was very busy and I was seen close to my appointment time. Dr. Sturm is thorough and communicates well.
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Dr Sturm is excellent! He is profesional, Reassuring, caring , and takes him time with you. He gives you his undivided attention. Highly recommended!
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He was so nice and professional.
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The experience was quite good. Dr. Strum has excellent communication skills.
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Excellent
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Very courteous, and had no problems answering & explaining my questions.
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Dr. Sturm was very professional. I had a lot of questions and he was very patient and knowledgeable in answering them. Would definitely recommend him!
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I had an eye injury and was referred to Dr. Sturm's office. They successfully treated the injury. The Dr. asked me if I had any other complaints and I described the pain I was having. Dr. Sturm correctly diagnosed a chroniccondition I had. Both my eye injury and my chronic condition have been resolved. I had a great experience.
Less than 3 months ago
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Really good doctor who is kind and also knowledgeable. He has late evening hours which I really appreciate. Wait time was very short also. Overall outstanding!
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Recommend highly- I was treated nicely by everyone in the office. Front staff got my in right away to see the dr (lady at front desk was really nice). The dr himself took a lot of time to listen to meand help me with my issue. I was very satisfied.
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Took 1 hour, 10 minutes for the doctor to spend 10 minutes with me and confirm things were fine. Should not take so long. It's a shame because the doctor himself was a nice guy. Office was disorganized and equipment was dated and in disrepair. Do not recommend.
Less than 3 months ago
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He was great with my 5 year old! Definitely recommendeds
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Dr. Strum was very quick, organized, and thorough. Front desk and Dr. Strum greeted me almost immediately! Staff is super friendly and helpful. I highly recommend Dr. Strum and his office for any eye care needs.
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Dr. Sturm was very professional and took the time to answer all my questions.
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He was very nice and informative . He explained everything in great detail .
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I could not recommend Dr. Sturm more highly. I came into the office panicked and left not only feeling relieved but that I had stumbled upon a calm and kind expert who I could rely on for all vision matters, beyondmy scratched cornea. I have been in need of a good eye doctor for a long time. I have terrible vision and can never seem to find the right doctor who understands what my vision issues are and how they should be addressed. Without a doubt, I will return to Dr. Sturm for such matters. Scratching my cornea was scary and painful. Dr. Sturm kept a calm demeanor while also demonstrating his full attention to addressing the severity of my problem. Beyond easing my concerns during our consultation, Dr. Sturm personally checked in with me via telephone regarding my healing process and any questions I may have conjured. He continued these brief daily check-ins with each day until our follow-up appointment. If you are looking for a reliable, intelligent, caring, hard-to-find and just truly amazing eye doctor, this is your doctor.
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Dr Sturm is phenomenal !!! I had a contact lens stuck in my eye. Not only did he see me right away he was able to get the lens out with no pain. Even more amazing in today's day and timeis the fact he called me personally the day after to make sure I was ok. Not only a great dr but a mench as well. Highly recommend thank you dr sturm!!!
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5 stars all the way! I was able to get an appointment late in the day, and I had a very short wait. I recommend this doctor for sure. He was extremely nice and professional
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Everything was great, the receptionist was so nice, I was seen right away, the doctor was very patient, understanding, and thorough. Great experience!!
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Old school. Nice doctor slow old school office. But optometry is pretty standard. Liked the doctor, less so the office processes. Slow.
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Dr. Sturm was really awesome. He was so patient and took his time to really investigate what was going on and do several diagnostic tests. The exam was comprehensive and I was very satisfied with the level of care at this office.
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He’s really straightforward, calm and nice. The receptionist is a very sweet!!
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The doctor was very friendly and made my daughter feel comfortable. He was able to assess her and recommend treatment in simplest terms that even my daughter, who is 7, could understand. He had a secondary treatment prepared in case theleast invasive method wasn't as effective. He even ensured that i had his updated contact information in case I had questions and to provide follow-up. Overall, it was a good experience.
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Dr. Sturm was professional and explained the issue.
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Great experience with Dr Sturm. I highly recommend him!
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Great doctor treat me right
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amazing doctor. knows his tuff throughly! highly recommend. xx
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Quick, easy, professional!
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The doctor was efficient and had a good bed-side manner. He took the time to listen and connect and was happy to make himself available if I had follow-up questions after the appointment. I arrived a few minutes early to fillout paperwork and was seen almost exactly at my scheduled time -- friendly receptionist. It was a positive experience.
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I was nervous coming in. As soon as I met Dr Sturm he put me at ease. He has a kind manner and is a great diagnostician. His staff was equally wonderful. All and all a great experience.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr Sturm was very attentive to my many questions and care. Even though the office was busy I didn’t feel rushed and felt confident that I was in good hands! Thank you again!
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5 stars all the way. Don’t hesitate, this doc is great.
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Great! He's very patient, almost no wait.
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The staff was pleasant and professional. The wait time was very short. I was able to get an appointment the same day. Dr. Sturm was very patient with my daughter even when she wouldn’t let him put drops in her eyes.More patient than I was! He was very thorough with the exam and very helpful with his explanations. Overall great experience.
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Dr. Sturm was a great doctor. Didn't have to wait very long to see him and he was thorough during my visit.
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Dr Sturm saw me right away and was able to treat my condition. He also made sure to tell me that I could call him anytime to discuss the treatment... which I did take advantage. A very good experience.
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He is very thorough and explains the whole process. Very friendly staff. Would definitely recommend him.
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He was quick and spot on with diagnosis I'm very pleased
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Always attentive and courteous. Always extremely knowledgeable.
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I having seeing Eye doctors for years. This is the first time I have ever seen one and didn't have to wait for hours at a time. He is also very nice with an awesome bedside manner. I would highly recommend him
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Dr sturm is great , I take my mom for regular check ups and to monitor her cataract . He is a very patient man, explains everything and answers all the questions . I would highly recommend him .
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Excellent visit. The doctor took time to answer all my questions and recommend next steps for follow up. Highly recommend!
More than 1 year ago
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Very thorough and nice demeanor.
More than 1 year ago
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Really personable doctor with evening hours. Highly recommend!
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Excellent!!! All needs met in timely fashion
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Professional, fast, overall fabulous.
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Dr. Sturm was excellent and well mannered. He explained everything where I left without confusion.
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