Nancy Nghe, OD

Optometrist in Chelsea, NY

Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology

Dr. Nancy Nghe is a New York State licensed optometrist experienced in providing comprehensive primary eye care and contact lens fittings. In addition, Dr. Nghe is experienced in managing a number of ocular diseases including but not limited to diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, glaucoma and dry eye syndrome

Dr. Nghe received her Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Rhode Island and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry. Her externship training was completed at Westpoint’s Keller Army Community Hospital, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Hospital and VA Boston Health Care System.

A Providence, Rhode Island native Dr. Nghe returned to her hometown shortly after graduating where she gained additional experience in private practice. There, she was involved in managing a number of ocular diseases, binocularity disorders and performing specialty contact lens fits amongst a pediatric to geriatric population. Subsequently Dr. Nghe returned to New York City expanding her clinical expertise in the co-management of refractive surgeries before becoming an associate at Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology.

Dr. Nghe is an active member of the New York State Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. When not in office, Dr. Nghe volunteers in yearly mission trips that provide eyecare to those in need, exploring the city’s vast food scene and working out. 


  • State University of New York College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese (Teochew)

In-Network Insurances

  • Aetna * HMO, PPO
  • Anthem Health * PPO
  • BCBS
  • Beech Street/Premier
  • Blue Choice * PPO
  • Building Services 32BJ Health        Fund
  • CCN
  • Cigna * HMO, PPO
  • Eastern Benefit System
  • Empire BCBS * HMO, PPO
  • Fidelis Care of NY
  • GHI
  • Great West
  • Guardian/PHS
  • Guardian * PPO
  • Health First – 1199 HMO (not          participant w/Medicaid)
  • HIP of Greater NY
  • Horizon BCBS of NJ
  • Horizon BCBS * PPO
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Humana * PPO
  • Local 32BJ
  • Magnacare
  • Mail Handlers Ben Fund
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of OMAHA * PPO 1199
  • 1199 NBF
  • Oxford Health Plans * HMO, PPO, Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Performax
  • PHCS * PPO
  • PHS * HMO, PPO
  • Pomco
  • Premier
  • Prucare of NY * HMO
  • Prudential
  • SAG
  • The Union Labor Life/Equity League Health * PPO
  • Travelers
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare


  • Optometrist

Professional Statement


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Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology, PLLC
157 W 19th St.
New York, NY 10011

Phone:(212) 220-0066
(212) 727-3789 
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