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Dr. Ganga Nair, MD

Ophthalmology
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23 years of experience
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Dr. Ganga Nair, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in New Hartford, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK / HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN / COLLEGE OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with Saint John's Riverside Hospital.

Dr. Nair works at Costello Eye Physicians & Surgeons in New Hartford, NY with other offices in Herkimer, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Glaucoma and Drusen along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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  1. 1
    New Hartford
    2 Ellinwood Dr, New Hartford, NY 13413 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (315) 797-8330
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    Costello Eye Physicians & Surgeons Pllc
    250 E State St, Herkimer, NY 13350 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (315) 894-3132

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  • Saint John's Riverside Hospital

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    Aug 21, 2022
    So far so good- The doctor operated on my right eye and it’s improved my eye sight
    Roger M Maxson — Aug 21, 2022
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    About Dr. Ganga Nair, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1184710386
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Calif Pacif Med Ctr
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK / HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN / COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Ganga Nair, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nair is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Nair has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Nair accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Nair has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nair has seen patients for Glaucoma and Drusen, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nair on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Nair. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nair.

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