Dr. Frederick Blades, MD

Dr. Frederick Blades, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(9)
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Dr. Frederick Blades, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Red Bank, NJ. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 48 years. Read his story

152 Broad St Ste 2

Red Bank, NJ 07701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Nearsightedness
very high
more than 92% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 91% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Blades' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blades "A native of Avon, Dr. Blades graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Maine in 1965. He received his medical degree from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 1969. As a Navy lieutenant, Dr. Blades did a straight surgical internship at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. He then graduated from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, Florida, in 1971 as a flight surgeon and served three more years as the Medical Director of the Naval Air Reserve Training Unit at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. After leaving the Navy in 1974 as a Lieutenant Commander, he returned to the George Washington University where he completed his ophthalmology residency in 1977 and served as chief resident during his senior year. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Blades established his practice as a general ophthalmologist in Red Bank in 1977 and was joined by Dr. Jergens in 1986. Dr. Blades is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and has been on staff for the past 38 years at Riverview Medical Center. He served as chief of ophthalmology in 1989."

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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Naval Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Geo Wash U Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blades has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blades' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blades to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Blades' 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
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Dr. Blades accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Blades has admitting privileges

Riverview Medical Center
1 Riverview Plz
Red Bank, NJ 07701
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