Dr. Gareth M. Lema, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male

1176 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14209
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Dr. Lema:

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Dr. Lema's Experience

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Dr. Lema's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Ross Eye Institute
Ross Eye Institute
1176 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14209
WESTERN NEW YORK EYE CARE
301 Sterling Dr
Orchard Park, NY 14127
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Dr. Lema's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Hyphema
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    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Lema

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    State University of New York At Buffalo
    Graduated in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lema & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Lema's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Strong Memorial Hospital where Dr. Lema has admitting privileges:

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    • Strong Memorial Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lema

     

    Healthgrades will keep your survey responses completely confidential. Your provider will not know you are completing this survey. Privacy Policy.

    Additionally, to maintain the validity of the survey, we only accept surveys from patients or family members of patients. By completing this survey, you are acknowledging that you or a family member has been a patient of Dr. Lema.

    Dr. Lema's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Lema
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lema to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Lema accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Lema before scheduling an appointment.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Ross Eye Institute
    1176 Main St
    Buffalo, NY 14209
    (716) 881-7900 (Office)
    B
    WESTERN NEW YORK EYE CARE
    301 Sterling Dr
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
    (716) 677-6500 (Office)
    (716) 881-7900 (Fax)
    C
    UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER EYE INSTITUTE
    210 Crittenden Blvd # 659
    Rochester, NY 14642
    (585) 273-3937 (Office)
    (585) 506-4185 (Fax)
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    Your participation is kept confidential. Dr. Lema and his staff will not know that you took the survey or the identity of any survey participants. By completing the survey, you acknowledge that you or a family member is or has been a patient of the provider. Learn more in our Privacy Policy.
    Dr. Lema's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Lema
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lema to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

    * required

    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.
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