Dr. C Mitchell Gilbert, MD

Dr. C Mitchell Gilbert, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(9)
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Dr. C Mitchell Gilbert, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Farmington, CT and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

499 Farmington Ave Ste 100

Farmington, CT 06032

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
more than 97% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Black Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

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

  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Connecticut Magazine “Top Docs”, 2016
  • “Best Doctors” by Hartford Magazine, 2015
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilbert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gilbert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilbert to family and friends
3.7
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Gilbert's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

I came to Dr. Gilbert with an unusually complicetd eye history, including multiple eye injuries and surgeries. Over the last 3 & 1/2 years, he has cared for my vision with great skill, professionalism, and real compassion. For these, I am sincerely grateful.
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Worst patient/doctor rapport ever - poor disposition and very clinical explanation. Did not want to answer my questions. Appeared that I was taking his valuable time. He said I needed a corneal transplant. Referred to his ass't to set up surgery, but it couldn't be done for 2-3 months. Went...more
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