Dr. Edward Legarreta, MD

Dr. Edward Legarreta, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Legarreta, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Cheektowaga, NY. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

2720 Union Rd

Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Contact Information

(716) 668-3030

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Legarreta

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Blepharitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 88% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Legarreta's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
25

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
5

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • 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

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Millard Fillmore Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Buffalo General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Legarreta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Legarreta does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Legarreta and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Legarreta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Legarreta to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Legarreta'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
Under 10 minutes

Are you Dr. Legarreta?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Legarreta

Dr. Legarreta accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Legarreta has admitting privileges

Eastern Niagara Health System
521 East Ave
Lockport, NY 14094
View Hospital Profile

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Ophthalmology
(59)
Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
(11)
Ophthalmology
(44)
Ophthalmology
(11)
Ophthalmology
(12)
Ophthalmology
(9)
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
(3)
Ophthalmology
(7)