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Dr. Wei Zhang, OD, PhD

Optometrist

Professional statement

Dr. Wei Zhang is a licensed optometrist in New York and New Jersey. He offers a full scope of optometric eye care that includes comprehensive eye health exams and specialty contact lenses. He provides diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases such as conjunctivitis, eye allergies, dry eyes and glaucoma. He also screens patients for age-related macular degeneration and ocular complications from diabetes. Dr. Zhang is certified in Cornea Refractive Therapy (CRT or orthokeratology), where special molds are used to reshape the cornea as an alternative to glasses, contacts, or LASIK. Dr. Zhang graduated from Fudan University in China with a bachelor’s degree in Zoology. He received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from City University of New York, and conducted his postdoctoral research on molecular biology of cancer at Albert Einstein Medical College. Dr. Zhang was awarded a grant for young scientist from the National Institute of Health, and published several research papers in international science journals. Dr. Zhang then switched his interest to optometry, and he received his doctorate in optometry from the prestigious The New England College of Optometry. He completed his residency in ocular diseases at the Veterans Administration Medical Center at Perry Point of Maryland. During his residency, he underwent extensive training in diagnosing and treating various eye diseases, participating in weekly ophthalmology rounds as well as assisting with glaucoma and cornea services at both Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Delmava Vitreoretinal Center in Maryland. Dr. Zhang is a big fan of classical music and opera. He also dedicates his free time to martial arts and meditation, as well as photography. He lives in Long Island with his wife Jinhua.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • ACE
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Optometrist

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Education and training

  • New England College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry
  • City University of New York, PhD in Neuroscience

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Chinese (Cantonese)

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1366522054

Office locations

Eastern Eye Care

144-15 41st Ave

Flushing, NY 11355

Eastern Eye Care

Centereach Vision

161 Centereach Mall

Centereach, NY 11720

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Very professional and helpful. Overall excellent!
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Fast, efficient, knows what he’s doing! Super confident in him and everyone at Eastern Eye care is lovely and kind. Thank you, Dr. Zhang!
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Dr Zhang was very knowledgeable and honest. Front desk staff Ken was very nice, attentive, greeted my husband and I right away. We ordered contacts through them and we asked for the contacts to be delivered to our house, which theyagreed to without hesitation. I would definitely recommend this doctor.
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friendly , professional and very helpful
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Great staff very helpful
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