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Dr. George Schirripa

Dr. George Schirripa

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

31 Years of Experience

5.0

(94)
Accepting patients

    Overview

    George T. Schirripa, M.D. is a board-certified anterior segment ophthalmologist from Yonkers, New York who specializes in complex cataract surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology. He was the first ophthalmologist to perform small incision cataract surgery using phacoemulsification at St. Johns Riverside Hospital in Westchester NY. For 15 years, Dr. Schirripa taught cataract surgery to resident ophthalmologists at Westchester Medical Center as an associate clinical instructor. Dr. Schirripa also has extensive experience in the use of premium intraocular lenses, including Tecnis® multifocal lens, Restor® multifocal lens and Toric lenses. His goal is to allow his cataract patients the opportunity to surgically achieve a life with little or no dependence on corrective eyewear. In addition to his cataract skills, Dr. Schirripa focuses on the care of patients who have glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disease. He received his medical degree from the University of Buffalo, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, continued his residency in Ophthalmology at Erie County Medical Center and has been in practice for more than 25 years. Dr. Schirripa has received the award of “Top Doctor in Ophthalmology” from Castle Connolly. He has also been recognized for exceptional bedside manner with patients, including the ‘Compassionate Doctor’ certification and the Patients’ Choice award. He speaks multiple languages including Spanish and Italian.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Education & Training

    Erie County Med Center (Internship)

    Alameda County Medical Center Program (Residency)

    Other Degree - University At Buffalo SUNY School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo Ny

    Medical Degree - University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology

    Medical Conditions Treated

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    SightMD

    970 North Broadway

    Suite 109

    Yonkers, NY 10701

    1217795566

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    Ratings & Reviews

    Rating Star

    5.0

    Overall rating

    Based on 94 reviews

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    Office Experience

    96% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    Attentiveness

    99% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    75% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    96% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. George Schirripa an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Schirripa has been rated and reviewed by 94 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Schirripa, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Member

    The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

    Member

    The New York State Ophthalmology Society

    Member

    The American Medical Association.

    Member

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is George Schirripa accepting new patients?

    Yes, George Schirripa is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does George Schirripa offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Schirripa's office at 1217795566 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does George Schirripa offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Schirripa's office at 1217795566 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does George Schirripa speak?

    George Schirripa speaks English.

    Which board certifications does George Schirripa have?

    George Schirripa is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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