Dr. Anthony Romania, MD

Dr. Anthony Romania, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Anthony Romania, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Groton, CT and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

82 Plaza Ct

Groton, CT 06340

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
normal
more than 74% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 66% of peers

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Dr. Romania's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Romania "Dr. Romania is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a two time recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award from Yale Eye Center and he also volunteers his time, 10 hours per week, at the Veterans Hospital in West Haven, CT where he supervises and performs surgery on our veterans. During the past 25 years, Dr. Romania has received wide recognition for his medical research and he has published numerous research articles in national journals. Dr. Romania has received letters in request for his research papers, not only from physicians throughout the United States, but also from physicians in Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, Sweden, and Switzerland. Dr. Romania has lectured at numerous medical and community functions throughout the country. Dr. Romania has also spoken to physicians gathered throughout the United States at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Romania graduated Cum Laude from Boston University and received his medical degree form Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL. He completed and internship in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago IL and received his specialty training at the nationally recognized Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Romania has also volunteered many years of service to the American Diabetes Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the State Affiliate and as Chairman of the ADA County Chapter."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Romania "Leadership in the Medical and Surgical Treatment of Eye Diseases"

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.

Education

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Cleveland Clin Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Romania has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Romania's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Romania to family and friends
20 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Romania's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Staff was efficient and managed to make what looked to be an awful experience (cataract surgery) seem a routine, minor surgery (which it is!). Dr. Romania himself is very personable as well as professional. Surgery at L&M in Groton was eased by an amazing group of nurses, anesthetists and a...more
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I am first time to his office Dr . Romania is a very good and a very professional doctor who explained to me patiently and patiently and also the front desk are very friendly and nice too I am feel very comfortable every time I go and I am glad I am there
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From my first visit to Dr. Romania, I found him to be a very caring doctor, one who took the time to explain things and answer any questions I had. His professionalism and surgical expertise assured me that I selected the right doctor for my cataract surgery. He's the best, and I highly recommend...more
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After going to my eye doctor complaining of blurred vision I was referred to Dr. Romania who did cataract surgery.The surgery turned out fine but did not solve the original problem. Five months of trying different drops I was given ( free of charge) some drops that caused me to have severe pain....more
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We apologize for not providing you with a totally positive experience at Romania Eye Center. All of our patients are provided with the Doctor's home and cell phone number. We wish that you would have called the Doctor directly so that he could have helped you. We are happy as Ms. Clark states that her cataract surgery turned out fine and we acknowledge that our Doctor utilizes the latest medication treatments and surgical techniques.

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Had cataract surgery from Dr Romania. It was a exceptional good experience, good explanations about the procedure and what lenses to choose. I have an excellent eyesight now and can drive and see good even at night. I got good explanations about activities after the procedure and well taken care...more
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