About the Practice

About Dr. Fishkin

Why Choose Dr. Fishkin?



Joseph Fishkin, MD

85 Kinderkamack Road

Suite 201

Emerson, NJ 07630

Office: (201) 383-9140

Fax: (201) 262-7800


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    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. He is a multiple-year winner of both the Patients' Choice award, and the Most Compassionate Doctor award, a distinction shared with fewer than 3% of the nation's doctors.

    Dr. Fishkin completed his undergraduate education at Yeshiva University in New York, and was then admitted to Chicago Medical School, where he was awarded a research fellowship. He completed his eye surgery training at NYU and the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital.

    Dr. Fishkin has served as medical technology consultant for a variety of medical internet companies and has been involved in the development of award-winning software, devices, and websites. He draws on his technological expertise to ensure that the latest developments in ophthalmology are made available for his patients.

    Dr. Fishkin has lectured to physician, patient, and hospital groups on a variety of topics, including diabetes and the eye, and the proper management of eye emergencies. He has given corporate lectures at the headquarters of Google, JP Morgan, and other major corporations. 

    Dr. Fishkin's philosophy is that every person who visits his office deserves a comprehensive eye exam. Every patient is greeted with a smile. You will not be rushed in and out. Every question you have will be answered, and you will leave the office with a complete understanding of your ocular health.

    Dr. Fishkin lives in Bergenfield, NJ with his wife, Lisa, and their four children.



    ZocDoc: 5 Star Rating

    Yelp: Top Ophthalmologist in Bergen County

    Jewish Standard: #1 Ophthalmologist

    NJ Family Magazine: New Jersey Favorite Kids Doc

    Bergen Magazine: Top Ophthalmologist

    Consumers Research Council of America: Top Ophthalmologist

    Patients' Choice Award (9 years)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (Given to only 1% of all US Doctors)

    Vitals On Time + Promptness Award

    Compassionate Doctor Certification