Richard N Palu

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Richard N Palu, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor;
Department of Ophthalmology (Resident Train )

Clinical Addresses

MADISON MEDICAL BUILDING
161 MADISON AVENUE, 6TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 8 - 4; Tue. 8 - 4; Wed. 8 - 4; Thu. 8 - 4; Fri. 8 - 4
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-213-9783
Fax: 212-213-4364

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Medical Specialties

Ophthalmology

Medical Expertise

Lacrimal Apparatus, Eyelid Surgery, Eyelid Lift Surgery, Botox Injections, Plastic Surgery Of Eyes, Ophthalmic Oncology, Orbital Disease, Oculoplastic Surgery

Richard Palu, M.D. is a Board Certified, Fellowship trained Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with practices in Manhattan and Bergen County, NJ.

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His Residency in Ophthalmology was at NYU Medical Center.; His Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery was at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Harvard Medical School.

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He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in the Section of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at NYU Medical Center.

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His research interests include studies of eyelid and orbital anatomy as it applies to clinical and surgical care and the effects of periocular surgery on the baseline function of eye.

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In addition, he is an Attending Physician at The Valley Hospital and Hackensack University Medical Center, both in Bergen County, NJ

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He has taught Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at NYU since 1989.

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His clinical practice involves reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and eyebrows, the orbit, and the nasolacrimal system. In addition to his individual expertise in these areas, he routinely works in conjunction with dermatologists, otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, and plastic surgeons in a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

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He is also director of the Section of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Manhattan VA Medical Center.

Insurance

Cigna HMO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, GHI CBP, HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS

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Board Certification

1990 — Ab Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology

Education

1984 — New York University School of Medicine, Medical Education
1984-1985 — Montefiore Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Internship
1985-1988 — NYU Medical Center (Ophthalmology), Residency Training
1988-1989 — Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirm (Ophthalmic Plastic S), Clinical Fellowships