Dr. Gareth Lema, MD

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery • Male • Age 38

1176 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14209
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Hospital Quality

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Degraff Memorial Hospital
445 Tremont St
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital
100 High St
Buffalo, NY 14203

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Ross Eye Institute
Ross Eye Institute
1176 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14209
Ross Eye Institute
Orchard Park
301 Sterling Dr
Orchard Park, NY 14127
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    Dr. Lema's Experience

    Specialties

    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
    • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
    • Ophthalmology
    • Retinal Diseases

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Intravitreal Injection
    • Optomap® Retinal Exam
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
    • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
    • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Retinal Surgery
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Cancer
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drusen
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Cancer
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Hyphema
    • Hypopyon
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
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    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Pars Planitis
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Graduated in 2007

    Internship Hospital

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
    Complete in 2008

    Residency Hospital

    The School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences SUNY At Buffalo
    Complete in 2011

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Complete in 2013
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lema & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Lema's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Degraff Memorial Hospital

    • Erie County Medical Center

    • Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lema to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Lema's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Lema

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Ross Eye Institute
    1176 Main St
    Buffalo, NY 14209
    (716) 881-7900 (Office)
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    Ross Eye Institute
    Orchard Park
    301 Sterling Dr
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
    (716) 677-6500 (Office)
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