Dr. Brian Connolly, MD

Dr. Brian Connolly, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(6)
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Dr. Brian Connolly, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology.

160 Sawgrass Dr Ste 200

Rochester, NY 14620

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 89% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Connolly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Connolly's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Connolly to family and friends
4.5
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Connolly's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Rochester, NY
Caring, compassionate and always communicates with the patient and/or family in layman's terms so that diagnosis and treatment is fully understood.
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in Philadelphia PA
Doctor Connolly saved my eyesight after 2 tares on my left Retna.. I had the PLEASURE of having him treat me at Wills Eye hospital in Philadelphia. That was 15 years ago ,, in the course of a year ,, He did EVERYTHING POSSIBLE to restore my sight ,,and Keep it !!!! I just had s check up today...more
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in Livonia, NY
Doctor Connolly was helpful with our retina condition but was a bit short with us as we were trying understand the status. We are not retina specialist but are educated and were insulted by his abrupt way of explaining a serious condition and what appeared to be anger as we pressed for...more
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