Dr. Caroline Baumal, MD

Ophthalmology •  Female • Age 53
  
Dr. Baumal
Accepting new patients

New England Eye Center - Boston

800 Washington St # 450 Boston, MA 02111

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(617) 636-4604

Dr. Caroline Baumal, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Boston, MA. She is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baumal to book an appointment.


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Dr. Baumal accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
National Elevator
Neighborhood Health Plan
Network Health
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Principal Life
Simplifi
Travelers
Tricare
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Worker's Compensation
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Dr. Baumal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Retina Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baumal treats Retina Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Baumal treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Eye Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baumal performs Eye Surgery more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Baumal performs this procedure more than 93% of her peers

Vitreoretinal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baumal performs Vitreoretinal Surgery more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Baumal performs this procedure more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Baumal's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leucocoria
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Dr. Baumal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baumal

5.0

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Lyle Greenman – Feb 08, 2020
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Dr. Baumal saved my eyesight. Literally. Twice. She is a thoughtful, knowledgeable caring, experienced artist. And while I am not the best patient, she covers for me because she IS the best physician. You are so lucky if she is looking after you.
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Paul Sullivan – Nov 14, 2019
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Confident, compassionate, friendly, and a great listener. Dr. Baumal and her staff are top notch. I couldn't have asked for a better experience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dana C in Nashua, NH – Mar 15, 2018
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Dr Baumel is great doctor I had detached Retina and she operated on it 6 years ago never felt better
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larry Gianakis in Leominster, MA – Jun 09, 2017
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Thanks to Dr. Baumal my eye sight is better than ever in spite of starting with a torn retina rears ago and now AMD.
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Nancy D in Northborough, MA – Nov 22, 2016
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Exceptional .... Depth of knowledge and surgical skill sets !!!!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Caroline Baumal, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Boston, MA. She is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baumal to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1998
Willis Eye Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Tufst U/New England Med/Eye Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1995
U Toronto/Wellesley Hosp/Toronto Hosp
Residency Hospital
1992
U Toronto
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • English

Awards

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Locations

New England Eye Center - Boston

New England Eye Center - Boston800 Washington St # 450 Boston, MA 02111
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New England Eye Center

New England Eye Center1 Washington St Ste 212 Wellesley, MA 02481
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New England Eye Center260 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116
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New England Eye Center20 Commercial Rd Leominster, MA 01453
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Newton Wellesley Eye Associates

Newton Wellesley Eye Associates2000 Washington St Ste 462 Newton, MA 02462
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Tufts Medical Center

Boston, MA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)