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Dr. Samuel Baharestani, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
4.5 (119)
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience
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Dr. Samuel Baharestani, MD is an Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Garden City, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED and is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, North Shore University Hospital, North Shore University Hospital Syosset and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital.

Dr. Baharestani works at SightMD in Garden City, NY with other offices in Huntington, NY, Manhasset, NY, Smithtown, NY and Plainview, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Eyelid Disorders, Visual Field Defects and Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and 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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    SightMD NY Garden City Franklin Avenue
    520 Franklin Ave Ste 251, Garden City, NY 11530 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 742-3937
  2. 2
    SightMD NY Huntington
    700 New York Ave Lowr Level, Huntington, NY 11743 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 271-3900
  3. 3
    SightMD NY Manhasset
    133 Plandome Rd, Manhasset, NY 11030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 627-0033
  4. 4
    SightMD NY Smithtown 109
    260 E Main St Ste 109, Smithtown, NY 11787 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 265-8877
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    SightMD NY Plainview
    100 Manetto Hill Rd Ste 202, Plainview, NY 11803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 935-9200

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital Syosset
  • St. Catherine of Siena Hospital

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    Oct 04, 2022
    It was good
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    About Dr. Samuel Baharestani, MD

    • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Persian and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1730355116
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    Education & Certifications

    • Cincinnati Eye Inst-U Cincinnati
    • Manhattan EET Hosp/NYU
    • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Medical Education
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • New York University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Baharestani has an average wait time of Over 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Baharestani has seen patients for Eyelid Disorders, Visual Field Defects and Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Baharestani on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    119 patients have reviewed Dr. Baharestani. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Baharestani.

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