Dr. Joseph Fishkin

Ophthalmology
Emerson, NJ
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Emerson, NJ

Address

85 Kinderkamack Road, Suite 201, Emerson, NJ
Directions

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Insurances accepted

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Private Healthcare Systems, Inc (PHCS)

United HealthCare Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Dr. Joseph Fishkin is a Board-Certified Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. He treats all ages, and specializes in all aspects of eye care, including cataract surgery, laser vision correction, contact lenses, glaucoma and eye infections.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: New Jersey

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Fishkin
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Genetic + more: Genes definitely play a big part in determining who will become myopic. However, we have found that there are many environmental factors, as well. Rec ... Read More
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4 thanks
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fishkin
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Drops, change lenses: 1. In the acute phase, taking a break from the lenses and using drops to relieve the inflammation can be very helpful. Some otc drops work, but we can ... Read More
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6 thanks
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fishkin
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Warm compresses: Warm compresses are the best first step, ten minutes at a time, with some light massage while you're doing the compress if it's not too tender. If it' ... Read More
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4 thanks

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fishkin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fishkin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for you advice.
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Thanks for your quick reply!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Patients' Choice Award, America's Top Ophthalmologists Award, Most Compassionate Doctor Award

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
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