Dr. Antonio Capone Jr, MD

Dr. Antonio Capone Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Antonio Capone Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Royal Oak, MI and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

3555 W 13 Mile Rd Ste N120

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthPlus
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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 82% of peers
Retinal Telangiectasia
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Capone Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Capone Jr "After completing his Fellowship in 1991, Dr. Capone joined the faculty at Emory University, where he was a tenured Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Vitreoretinal Fellowship Training Program until he joined ARC in 2000. He is a board certified ophthalmologist whose special interests include pediatric vitreoretinal diseases, complicated retinal detachment, ocular oncology and macular disease. Dr. Capone is an internationally recognized clinician, surgeon and educator. He has authored or co-authored over 200 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals, book chapters, and publications from clinical trials. He is currently a Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University, and Professor at the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology, Lugano, Switzerland. He is Co-Director of the Vision Research-ROPARD Foundation, overseeing the clinical research initiative at ARC. He has been actively involved in resident and fellowship education for more than 20 years, and serves as Co-Director of the Associated Retinal Consultants Vitreoretinal Fellowship Training Program. He has been named to America's Who's Who in Medicine, The Best Doctors in America, The Best Doctors in the Southeast and Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Docs. He is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American College of Surgeons, American Society of Retina Specialists, Club Jules Gonin, Macula Society, Retina Society, Association for Research in Vision in Ophthalmology, and the International Society for Eye Research, and serves on the Executive Committee of both the American Society of Retina Specialists and the Retina Society."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Diseases

6  Procedures

  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Ee Institute Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Capone Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Capone Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Capone Jr to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Capone Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Fantastic surgeon, as others have said -- extremely patient and understanding. Did a retina surgery on our 4 year old daughter who was born with a rare defect where the nutritional cord to the retina did not dissolve in her development in the womb. Surgery worked as well as it could and prevented...more
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Was not a patient of Dr. Capone, but assisted patients during his visits and saw first-hand the professionalism with which he prepared to see each case, the warmth and empathy, and the extreme understanding with which he treated each patient and their family. Wish all doctors were as trustworthy...more
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Arrived at my appt early, and was finished in record time. This office is managed very well. All of the staff members were really professional and really warm. I saw 2 medical students in training and the were very knowledgeable. Dr. Capone finished the visit and he was very personable and warm....more
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