Dr. Eric Putnoi, MD

Dr. Eric Putnoi, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Eric Putnoi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wellesley Hills, MA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1 Washington St Ste 403

Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 87% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Putnoi'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.

Dr. Putnoi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Putnoi "Dr. Eric Putnoi is a native of Newton, MA. He has followed his father's footsteps into the practice of ophthalmology. He attended Boston University School of Medicine where he was graduated Cum Laude and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He completed an internship at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, followed by surgical residency training at Boston Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Putnoi has been working in private practice in the Boston suburbs since finishing training in 2005. A comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Putnoi has unique expertise in cataract surgery as one of the first in the area to use the Femtosecond Laser and advanced technology intraocular lenses. He performs surgery at Surgisite in Waltham and at Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston. Dr. Putnoi is also utilizing the latest modalities to diagnose and treat glaucoma and has increased availability for diabetic eye exams, problem visits and the evaluation and management of dry eye, and macular degeneration. Dr. Putnoi is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is on staff at Mass Eye and Ear, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Brockton Hospital, Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and SurgiSite Boston."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Putnoi "Our mission is to provide high quality,patient-centered eye care with compassion, empathy and respect.  We take pride in knowing our patients and make every effort to ensure a pleasant experience. We do not take your time for granted and strive to keep the office running on schedule.As delivering healthcare has become more challenging in the modern era of computers and coding, we are committed to maintaining the human connection throughout the process."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • 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
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Putnoi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Putnoi's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Putnoi to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Putnoi'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Putnoi is a caring and compassionate doctor who gives the time to provide "world class" eye care to his patients. He is easy to talk to and understands the concerns that one may have prior to surgery. I have had him perform cataract surgery on both of my eyes and the results are fabulous! I see...more
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I don't think you'll find a better ophthalmologist than Dr. Putnoi. He is excellent in every regard
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