Dr. Andrew Gillies, MD

Dr. Andrew Gillies, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Andrew Gillies, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dedham, MA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Tufts Univ Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

980 Washington St Ste 120

Dedham, MA 02026

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gillies performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Gillies' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gillies "Dr. Gillies has been practicing general ophthalmology in the metro Boston area for close to 20 years, while serving on the staff of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Faulkner Hospital, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Beth Israel-Deaconess, Needham. During this time, he has been committed to providing quality eye care to the entire family. In addition to diagnosing and treating a variety of eye conditions, he has a special interest in cataracts and glaucoma. Dr. Gillies has recently been certified as an approved surgeon for the ReStor multifocal lens implant. He performs most of his surgeries at the ambulatory surgery center, Surgisite Boston, in Waltham, MA, where he serves as the Medical Director. Dr. Gillies received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University and his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. His internship was performed at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, followed by his ophthalmology residency at the Tufts New England Medical Center, both in Boston, MA. He was named a Diplomate to the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1990 and a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons in 1998."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gillies "At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons, we understand that maintaining good eye health is a partnership. Our physicians and staff will take the time to explain the results of your eye examination. We encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which we consider vital to monitor, diagnose and treat your vision care needs."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Elizabeth's Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gillies has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gillies' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gillies to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gillies' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Patient Comments (1)

Hats off to Dr. Gillies and his staff. When my eyelid swelled suddenly one phone call and I was scheduled at the next available opening a day later. The doctor performed a one hour procedure and I was on my way. Amazing!
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