Dr. Robert Auerbach, MD

Ophthalmologist

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315 Central Park West, New York, NY, 10025
605 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 10065

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I am a board certified medical ophthalmologist who has been practicing for eighteen years. My area of interest include routine eye exams, treating eye infections,dry eyes, glaucoma, diabetic eye retinal exams, contact lens exam and problems as a result of wearing them. I will see patients of all ages. My goal is to provide a excellent eye care and explain the treatment of your condition to you. I will spend the time to educate you about your eye condition.
I am a member of the New York State Medical Society, The American Academy of Ophthalmology and The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. I will see patients of all ages.
My practice does not
accept any vision plans and I do not do gas permeable contact lenses.
Due to the small size of my practice I do not do glaucoma management or plaquenil screenings.

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I have seen Dr. Auerbach couple of years ago as an emergency patient from Zocdoc website. He was amazing. I needed to see him again for different reason this time, and again, he exceeded my expectations. Being a doctor myself, I know, how hard to impress another healthcare professional, but he did it. I highly recommend him to anyone, who is looking for quality care

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Great Doctor. Fast and efficient but comprehensive. Solved my issue right away. Highly recommend.

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Perfect visit! He was able to see me right away, and addressed all of my concerns thoroughly, and took the time to calmly explain to me what the issue was.

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Very personable doctor. Explained every test/procedure that he performed. Highly recommended!

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Incredibly nice, makes you feel very comfortable. Takes the time to explain all of the possibilities and options. He even took time to send me a list of recommended specialists to refer to. Fantastic experience all around!

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Love Dr. Auerbach. His receptionist is kind, courteous, and helpful, and the doctor is super warm and friendly! I've been back a few times now... I wouldn't go to anyone else!

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Very welcoming office and friendly doctor. Only saw for a simple annual vision check-up, but would definitely recommend him to others. He was helpful and answered all of my questions.

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Very knowledgeable and personable, helpful in terms of finding information on low-cost glasses.

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I strongly recommend Dr. Robert!

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My visit with Dr. Auerbach was very pleasant. He seems like a really nice person and great doctor. He saw me right away, listened to me and and explained everything very well. We exchanged some personal anecdotes, which made me feel very comfortable. The office looks a bit old-fashioned, but in this kind of charming, small town way. If I ever need to go to an eye doctor again, I will definitely return.

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Excellent doctor. Well informed, friendly and professional. Took the time to explain everything and answer questions.

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Great visit! He took the time to listen to me. He was open to other options and I really liked him. Would go back without a doubt

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This was my second time seeing Dr. Auerbach within the year for the same condition, and I felt welcomed upon arrival and confident upon departure. He and his office assistant are professional and personable. My two visits have been comprehensive while being concise. Dr. Auerbach listened and responded when I said the medication last time was on the pricey side, and he prescribed a more cost-effective Rx this time around. I was also given instructions for preventing another occurrence.

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My wait time was very short. The environment was professional. Dr. Auerbach was very efficient and answered all of my questions;besides being friendly. I expect him to be my regular eye doctor.

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An excellent first visit I was nervous but that soon left

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Friendly professional with great office staff. Took his time and was thorough

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Wonderful doc. Truly. Easy. Thorough. Candid.

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Dr. Robert Auerbach is very professional and knows his job well. He recommended me to two different doctors for other issues which I have with my eyes. His diagnosis of my condition of the left eye was enlightening. Also, before my visit, I contacted him on two occasions regarding my insurance and another issue and very surprisingly, he responded to my calls very promptly unlike some doctors who never get back to you so that one's concerns can be addressed. Thanks Dr. Auerbach. S. V.

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One of the best first time Doctor experiences I've ever had!

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Everybody loves Dr. Auerbach. He is incredibly kind and caring. And he strives to provide the best quality eye care. You can tell.

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Very pleasant experience , he is very detail oriented

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Great appt. Dr. Was funny and really puts you at ease. Plus he's super knowledgable and does a great job of explaining things.

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Very satisfied with Dr. Auerbach! I definitely recommend.

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This was my second time seeing Dr. Auerbach for a general eye exam/checkup and contact lens fitting. Both times I was seen within 5 minutes of arrival. Dr. Auerbach is professional, explains what he's doing, and responsive to patient questions. Diana at the front desk is great - very personable, cheerful, and efficient. All pricing is transparent - a few services (refraction, contact lens exam) are rarely covered by insurance and they give you a form in advance with the fees associated with these services.

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Caring and professional doctor, explained everything very well. Office staff very helpful with insurance.

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I have never met a doctor like Dr. Auerbach. Luckily I found him an appt on zoc doc when I needed an ophthamologist to assess my medical condition. He was not only personable, and made me feel at ease when I was feeling anxious about my situation, but he seemed to do a completely thorough examination that revealed some interesting and important information. He raised some excellent questions that could have had impact on my situation, and referred me to additional experts that would address his observations. I felt grateful for meeting this wonderful NYC doctor, that made me feel like there are still physicians out there that are not afraid to show they care about their patients. Thank you again.

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Anyone looking for a fantastic eye doctor should see Dr. Auerbach. Not only is he knowledgeable, he is accommodating, and put you at ease. I was misdiagnosed by another doctor and Dr. Auerbach fit me at the last minute, and he found the problem immediately. I highly recommend him!

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I came in one late afternoon to a packed waiting room, and Dr. Auerbach did his best to juggle the various patients as best he could in a courteous manner. He apologized for the shuffle, explaining how he had several unexpected emergencies that day. Despite being busy, he took the time to explain what he was doing and the effects of the various drops he gave me. He also thoroughly answered my questions about my diagnosis.

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Great experience with Dr. Auerbach. He's extremely professional, personable and very thorough. I would highly recommend him and will definitely return next year for my annual appointment.

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Dr. Auerbach isn't one of those doctors who lets the PAs handle all the work and then quickly greets you to write a prescription. He is with you from start to finish, gets to know you, and hosts you in his office as a welcoming host would in their home. He was great, reliable, and actually made my appointment fun! He even personally helped me shop around for the best price on my contact lenses on his computer when I inquired about price. Attentive, caring, and knows how to go above and beyond when it comes to "customer" service.

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Dr. Auerbach is great. I feel like I am getting good eye care and help in fitting my contacts.

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Dr. Auberbach lived up to his reviews. He combines professionalism with a personal approach.

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Very pleasant and funny. Seemed to understand my medical concerns with my eyes. Front lady at desk was a doll. Had a very positive experience.

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Fantastic visit with Dr. Auerbach. I thought I'd have an insurance issue, but he and his office manager did everything to make sure I could be seen that day which I really appreciated. The atmosphere is friendly and warm, and Dr. Auerbach has great bedside manner. His exam was thorough yet quick, he was informative and honest, and is all in all a lovely human. Very happy with my first visit and glad to have found such a great practice.

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Absolutely personable, empathetic and kind. Excellent bedside manner. Dr. Auerbach knows what he is doing. His secratory and I believe also an office manager is super kind and helpful. That is what you want when you go to a physician. You like to be treated like a person not only a source to make money. Dr. Auerbach and his staff are an example of this and he deserves every single penny and wealth he makes from his profession. I highly recommend him .

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Both the doctor and the receptionist were patient and friendly. Dr. Auerbach was also incredibly transparent about pricing and available options, which I very much appreciated.

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Very friendly. Very professional. Dr. Auerbach is my new forever ophthalmologist. His receptionist was very attentive and thorough. I highly recommend Dr. Auerbach.

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Dr. Auerbach was very friendly. Appt. started right on time. He explained everything he was doing and asked good questions. Highly recommended.

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Had a great experience, my 12 year old was completely comfortable throughout his exam. The doctor and the receptionist were both extremely friendly.

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It was great

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